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Centuries-old alcohol discovered in China

(CNN) — Bottoms up! Chinese archaeologists have uncovered a 2,000-year-old bronze pot that contains an alcoholic liquid believed to be wine. The discovery occurred on November 6 in China’s Henan province, west of Shanghai. Shi Jiazhen, who is head of the Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology in the province’s …

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This Tex Mex BBQ is the real deal

Austin, Texas (CNN) — Miguel Vidal remembers the moment when he knew what he would serve at his new restaurant, even though it was still a dream. Vidal grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and has worked in restaurants since he was 15 — refining his technique and palate, training …

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‘Table for one?’ should not be an insult

(CNN) — Taking myself out to a local Japanese restaurant for dinner shouldn’t have been a big deal, but it became one before I even picked up my chopsticks. “Table for one,” I said to the hostess, who didn’t return my smile. “Just one?” she asked. It wasn’t the first …

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Chef Arora: India’s first woman with a Michelin star

(CNN) — Chef Garima Arora just became the first Indian woman to win a Michelin star. Her Bangkok restaurant Gaa, which opened in April 2017, quickly earned praise for Arora’s tasty and artful mix of Indian and Thai cuisine and has now earned one coveted Michelin star in the Michelin …

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Butter is back, just in time for the holidays

Fayston, Vermont (CNN) — Amid the farm houses and barns dotting the Mad River Valley area of rural Vermont, five miles north of Sugarbush ski resort, Marisa Mauro is making butter.  About 700 pounds of it every week. While she and her assistant pack up golden bricks of butter, they …

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Australians outraged over Sausage Sizzle safety ruling

(CNN) — Australia residents have expressed outrage after a leading home improvement store announced plans to alter its renowned hot dogs and place onions on the bottom, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison even weighing in on the debate. Bunnings hardware store has faced a sharp backlash from angry customers after …

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