Author Archives: Colman Andrews

The Best Pie Shop in Every State

There's something about pie. It doesn't matter if it's sweet or savory; filled with fruit or custard or steak and ale; conventionally round or half-moon-shaped; store-bought or baked at ...
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50 Biggest Food Recalls of the Year

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is charged with ensuring the safety of meat, poultry, some fish, and processed egg ...
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The 40 Best Pie Shops in America

The word “pie” can describe a number of different food preparations. Shepherd’s pie, for instance, is a dish of seasoned ground lamb or beef topped with a “crust” of ...
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The 30 US Cities With the Most Underrated Food Scenes

What makes a good food city? An abundance of good restaurants, of course, ideally offering an ample choice of both casual and serious options and representing a wide range of ...
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The Best-Selling Chain Restaurant Foods of 2019

More than a third of U.S. adults ate fast food on a given day between 2013 and 2016, according to a report on fast food consumption published last year by ...
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The Most Famous Food Fads of the Past Decade

A fad is a “trivial fancy adopted and pursued for a time with irrational zeal...or an important matter imperfectly understood [and] taken up and urged with more zeal than sense” ...
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This New Snack Bar Lowers Your Blood Alcohol

Everybody knows that you shouldn’t drink on an empty stomach -- that a lack of food magnifies the effects of alcohol. Even nibbling something like a snack mix can help, ...
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America’s Best Food Cities in 2019

Though American cuisine was once derided for consisting mostly of fast food and TV dinners, it is today recognized as having some of the most complex and creative cooking ...
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The Best Food Cities in America for 2019

Though American cuisine was once derided for consisting mostly of fast food and TV dinners, it is today recognized as having some of the most complex and creative cooking ...
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Top 30 Must-Try Foods of 2019

In the world of food, there’s always something new on the horizon -- and on supermarket shelves, restaurant menus, and dinner tables. An astonishing 15,000 or so new food ...
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25 Things You Should Never, Ever Do at a Fancy Restaurant

Etiquette -- good manners -- is a code of behavior, a set of (highly variable) rules governing how we should behave, theoretically at least, in order to bring the ...
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America’s 30 Best Chocolate Shops

Cacao is native to Central or South America, and the beans were probably first roasted and ground into powder to make beverages and gruel by the Olmecs in southern Mexico ...
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This Is the Unhealthiest State in America

The unhealthiest state in the union, according to statistics compiled by LetsGetChecked, a home health and wellness testing site, is West Virginia. The healthiest state by the same metrics is ...
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The 15 Most Popular Food Orders in America

San Francisco-based DoorDash -- the country’s leading food delivery service, accounting for 34% of U.S. sales in the category, according to the most recent data -- has just released ...
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These Are the Top 15 Foods on the Rise for 2020

DoorDash, the country’s number one food delivery service (it accounts for more than a third of U.S. sales in the category), has just released its 2019-2020 Trend Report. In ...
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