Turning weed into drinks in Lebanon

Sitting among the vines of Sauvignon Blanc and Tempranillo growing on his spectacular farm in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, Michel Emad remembers the not-so-distant time...

Robot fast-food chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?

Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into a bowl...

In Ecuadorean cave, meals offered in darkness by the blind

On the outskirts of Ecuador's capital, young couples and families venture into a pitch-black cave in search of an unlikely experience: a meal in...

Japanese chef at the top of La Liste says he’s not great-yet

Yosuke Suga does not believe he is a great chef-not yet anyway. The statistics tell a different story. The fresh-faced Japanese cook...

Beef in the buff? Paris opens first nudist restaurant

Leave your coats, your pants and your inhibitions at the door: a Paris restaurant has begun serving up classic French fare to diners in...

Swiss chocolatier Callebaut all-in on cacao

Swiss chocolatier Barry Callebaut on Friday unveiled a new formulation that packs in the parts of the cacao fruit it used to...

Forget chocolate, how about a cockroach for Valentine’s?

Forget chocolate, flowers or a romantic dinner. A zoo in Texas is offering singles the chance to name a cockroach after their...

America’s first cannabis cafe opens in Hollywood

America's first cannabis restaurant has opened in West Hollywood, offering diners an array of weed products and hoping to rival Amsterdam's famed...

Tsukiji: It’s not all about the fish, says Michelin chef

When two-starred Michelin chef Lionel Beccat reminisces about Tsukiji, the world's biggest fish market in Tokyo, it is not the ocean's bounty that stirs...

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain wins posthumous Emmys for ‘Parts Unknown’

US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who committed suicide in June at age 61, posthumously earned a pair of Emmy Awards on Sunday for his...

China chilli fest gets off to scorching start

 An annual chilli pepper festival kicked off yesterday in central China's spice-loving Hunan province with a chilli-eating contest in which the winner set a...

Famed Tokyo sushi restaurant Jiro left dreaming of Michelin stars

A famed Tokyo sushi restaurant where Barack Obama is said to have enjoyed the best sushi of his life has been dropped...

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25th Feb