NEWS: Italian Food Remains #1 With Americans

Nation’s Restaurant News (NRA) reports something that may not even be news: Italian food remains America’s favorite “ethnic” restaurant cuisine. No other cuisine comes close, although Mexican and Chinese round out the “big three.” Sixty-one percent of the 1,000 people surveyed said they eat Italian food at restaurants at least once a month. By comparison,…
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FOOD FUN: Stovetop Elote

Elote, Spanish corn on the cob. Photo courtesy Good Eggs.   Elote is the Mexican version of corn on the cob, a popular street food. It is often grilled, then served on a stick with lime wedge, ancho chili powder and crumbled queso fresco. Elote is the Aztec (Nahuatl) word for what the corn on…
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TIP: The Right Beer Glass Makes A Big Difference

We’re one of the many people who likes to drink beer straight from the bottle. We believed, as with sparkling wine, that the narrower the opening, the more the carbonation stays in. A cold bottle from the fridge keeps the beer colder than a room-temperature glass. And, we don’t particularly care for a foamy head.…
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