Saccharomyces cerevisiae is poised to become the nation's first official state microbe. Oregon is grateful for all the yeast has done for the state's booming beer industry.
If you're confident of your grilling abilities -- or you just really like to eat grilled cheeses -- you might want to check out the The 11th Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational.
Wondering what to do with those strange ingredients lurking in the back of the pantry? With its 'Cook Your Cupboard' app, NPR can help aspiring chefs use them as ingredients in a meal.
A high-end kosher meat market in Pico-Robertson is accused of picking up empty glatt kosher boxes and using fraudulent stickers to repack them with non-kosher meat.
Clementine's cozy and popular neighborhood cafe has been offering grilled cheese menus that are possibly the greatest thing since sliced bread. Their 12th Annual Celebration of National Grilled Cheese Month is no exception.
Are we just less polite or thoughtful when it comes to dealing with businesses? If restaurants adopted this more widely, would it prevent people from “no-showing?” Read the tweets and share your opinion in our poll.
Six U.S. school districts, serving a combined total of nearly 3 million lunches every school day, have formed an alliance to keep costs down and the quality of food up.
Trying to avoid bland, I ended up more than doubling the proper amount of paprika, resulting in a kind of Danubian vindaloo that had our guests gasping like circus fire eaters working overtime. Do not underestimate those Mitteleuropische seasonings: they can pack all the wallop of Oaxacan chile molido.
A judge has approved the sale of Twinkies to a pair of firms, one of which owns L.A.-headquartered Pabst beer. The dream of a beer-soaked snack sponge is closer than ever.
The number of U.S. wineries has climbed from 400 to 7,000 since the 1970s. And some of those local wines are "stunning," says wine expert Jancis Robinson.
Kreation Juicery has debuted a 24-hour fresh juice-dispensing ATM at their new Beverly Hills location.
Bacon Social is a monthly party that takes place at Factory in downtown Los Angeles featuring music, art, arcade games, and 100 pounds of free bacon.
A new clickable atlas shows just how far it is to the grocery store, everywhere in the United States. "Food deserts" are the focus of state, local, and federal anti-obesity efforts.
Washington Post food editor Joe Yonian took a bit of a professional risk this week by publicly declaring his vegetarianism.
Eddie Huang, owner/chef of BaoHaus in New York, chronicles his unconventional career path in his new book, "Fresh Off the Boat."
The Swedish furniture giant is the latest retailer swept up in Europe's widening horse-meat scandal. The affected meatballs have been pulled from stores.