Food & Drink

Meal delivery once felt like a frivolity to many people. But a combination of increasing busyness and the limitations created by the coronavirus pandemic have grown the meal delivery space into a cherished necessity for millions of families.  A flood of competing services have attempted to capitalize on these trends. In fact, accordinging to CNBC,
0 Comments
Cluck-U-Chicken in Hoboken, NJ makes some of the world’s hottest chicken wings, and they have the appropriate challenge to boot: the 911 Hot Wings Challenge. You get no drinks and one napkin to attempt to eat 10 wings in 5 minutes. They’ve even had to call the ambulance for people who attempt to do their
0 Comments
The earliest evidence of wine production dates back millennia, the use of alcohol as medicine was first mentioned in Sumerian and Egyptian texts from circa 2100 B.C. It is certainly no secret, humans across the globe have imbibed in different forms for centuries. Now, we are going through yet another evolution of alcohol consumption. In
0 Comments
Calabria—the southwesternmost region of Italy—lies between the Ionian and Tyrrhenian Seas. The region includes the provinces of Catanzaro, Reggio Calabria, Cosenza, Crotone, and Vibo Valentia.  Compared to other parts of Italy that have been plagued with over-tourism, this historically and culturally rich region has largely remained off-the-beaten-path.  Since about 1870, successive waves of Italian immigration
0 Comments
A pasta lover can never have too much pasta. Or accoutrements to make pasta night (okay, every night… and day) even better. Below, a curated selection of pasta-centric gifts to help make surprings your favorite pasta enthusiast even more joyful. Here’s to carb-centric gifting! Sfoglini Pasta Pantry Essentials Sfoglini’s pasta pantry essentials Sfoglini Stock your
0 Comments
Grab Holdings will start trading on the Nasdaq tomorrow after Altimeter Growth Corp.’s shareholders approved the merger with Southeast Asia’s superapp giant, completing one of the world’s biggest transactions involving a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. The deal, which values Singapore-based Grab at $40 billion, was approved by Altimeter’s shareholders on Tuesday and will
0 Comments
Want your holiday spending dollars to go further this year? Consider buying your beer, wine, spirits and other beverages from companies that contribute to community. Here are a few that turn your purchases directly into unique or interesting philanthropic endeavors.  BEER Can’d Aid Backers of the foundation run by the company that brings you brands
0 Comments
Historically, the wine industry, one built on a bedrock of traditions, has not been keen on adapting to new trends and technology. But, the recent pandemic with its disruptive effects on the entire alcohol marketplace has forced many winemakers to reassess their business models. Ones that relied heavily on in-person tastings and on-premise dollars, both
0 Comments
Château Quintus on Bordeaux’s Right Bank rises from a former classified growth estate. Château Quintus, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux It may be a relatively new brand, but this estate on Bordeaux’s right bank bears a noble lineage. For starters, its president and CEO is Prince Robert of Luxembourg. But its parentage is also significant: Since 2011, it
0 Comments
Three uniquely UNESCO designations show the diversity of wine culture Wines have long been positioned by history and geography, with many of the best-known regions becoming brands unto themselves—Burgundy, St. Emilion and Napa Valley, for example. Such instant name recognition telegraphs quality and confidence and aids in guiding novice drinkers, who might not care to
0 Comments