Food and drink

December 23, 2017 - 8:01 am
PARIS (AP) — Urban scientists and Paris foodies are getting excited about a bizarre discovery atop a hotel near the Eiffel Tower: the first-ever wild truffle growing in the French capital. It's just one 25-gram (0.9-ounce) winter truffle. But truffles normally sprout only in limited areas of...
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In this image made from video, Tennessee Titans defensive lineman DaQuan Jones, left, and defensive end Jurrell Casey eat vegetarian cheeseburgers provided by chef Charity Morgan, wife of Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan, in the Titans locker room in Nashville on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. Tennessee’s defense has a secret weapon this season, and players say it’s delicious. Eleven Titans have gone vegan or vegetarian, eating lunches delivered by the Cordon-Bleu-trained wife of linebacker Morgan. In a sport where players have a carnivorous reputation, the veggie-fueled Titans boast one of the league’s better defenses. Linebacker Wesley Woodyard says he has more energy since turning to milk-less cereal, veggie burgers and vegan crabcakes. (AP Photo/Teresa Walker)
December 20, 2017 - 1:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wesley Woodyard misses putting milk in his cereal, and try as he might, the Tennessee Titans linebacker still reaches for a strip of bacon here and there. Giving up meat hasn't been easy, but in a league where everyone is looking for an edge, Woodyard and the Titans think...
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This illustration provided by Art Lien via the Supreme Court Historical Society from “Table for 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes” shows the Supreme Court justices eating together, which they do regularly. The new book, out in December 2017, is part history book, part cookbook. It includes more than three dozen recipes associated with justices and their families. (Art Lien/Supreme Court Historical Society via AP)
December 18, 2017 - 4:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — At Christmastime, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor would send her colleagues gift-wrapped packages of homemade beef jerky from her family's cattle ranch in Arizona. Her colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg pronounced it "very spicy." Now, home chefs can try making their own,...
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American writer, photographer, and activist, best known for being part of the body positive movement, Jes Baker, delivers a speech during a day against fat phobia in Paris, France, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Paris, the seat of global luxury industries and one of the world's most image-conscious cities, is looking at its contradictions in the mirror with rising obesity levels and is launching a campaign against an often disregarded kind of discrimination: sizeism. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
December 15, 2017 - 6:45 pm
PARIS (AP) — France gave the world butter croissants and foie gras, yet it has often been a place where being overweight was seen as almost sinful. Now, after taking a hard look at the contradictions in the mirror, its capital has launched a campaign to counter sizeism, an often disregarded kind of...
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December 13, 2017 - 8:46 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament on Wednesday narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive that is considered key in industrial meats for the popular doner kebab. Needing an absolute majority of at least 376 votes for a ban on phosphates, the legislature fell 3 votes short. The vote was 373-...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Travel Channel host Jack Maxwell says he's undergoing treatment for cancer. The personality behind the popular "Booze Traveler" series tweeted Tuesday: "I have cancer. 3 little words, one big sentence." The 54-year-old Boston native says he's being treated in Arizona for non-Hodgkins...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. Batali has issued an apology to his newsletter subscribers for his sexual misconduct against women, but he confounded some by ending his message with a recipe for a “holiday-inspired breakfast.” Batali was immediately blasted on social media for including in the Friday, Dec. 16 email the “Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls” recipe after his apology for making “many mistakes.”(Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show "The Chew" on Monday as he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behavior. Food news website Eater New York published an article Monday that said four women accused the chef of inappropriate...
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This photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017, shows the town of Madras, Ore. The town in Central Oregon, which is near an epicenter of America's fascination with microbreweries, is thirsting for a piece of the action and offering incentives for the first brewery to establish itself in the high-desert community. (Ryan Brennecke/The Bulletin via AP)
December 09, 2017 - 12:20 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon town near one of America's microbrew meccas is thirsting for a piece of the action and offering incentives for the first brewery to establish itself in the community. In an internet presentation aimed at luring craft brewers, Madras — which sits between irrigated...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017 file photo, abalone divers brave Pacific Ocean surf as they hunt for the shellfish at low tide in Fort Ross, Calif. California wildlife officials have voted to cancel the 2018 abalone fishing season due to concerns about mass starvation among the mollusks along Sonoma and Mendocino coasts. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports the state Fish and Game Commission voted 4-0 Thursday, Dec. 7 during a public meeting in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
December 08, 2017 - 6:02 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California wildlife officials have voted to cancel the 2018 abalone fishing season due to concerns about mass starvation among the mollusks along Sonoma and Mendocino coasts. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports the state Fish and Game Commission voted 4-0 Thursday during a public...
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December 06, 2017 - 3:02 pm
Bakers in New Jersey say their brownies and muffins are perfectly safe and they should be able to sell them, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday seeking to strike down the country's only ban on the sale of homemade baked goods. The New Jersey Home Bakers Association sued the state's health...
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