• Trending Food

    You did WHAT with mac and cheese?! A menu of 2021’s odd foods

    (NEXSTAR) – From Oreo wine to Reese’s “pie” and mac and cheese-flavored desserts, 2021 saw a lot of strange new foods and food combinations. Here’s a menu of just some of the gastronomic, er, creations of the past year: Beverages This year marked the 100th anniversary of the Bloody Mary, but apparently we needed new alcohol with crazier ingredients to deal with the pandemic. Potato-flavored alcohol led the way. Lay’s potato chip flavored vodka Lay’s potato chips are well-known to salty-snack fans, but the brand decided to “transform our signature, proprietary potatoes into a vodka blend.” The 40-proof  

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  • Fast Food Restaurant

    Arrests made in Morgan Hill fast-food restaurant robberies

    MORGAN HILL – A pair of 23-year-old Morgan Hill men were arrested on suspicion of robbing the same fast-food restaurant twice in the past month, police said. The robberies occurred Dec. 13 and Dec. 20 at the Burger King at 1107 Cochrane Road in Morgan Hill, the Morgan Hill Police Department said in a news release Tuesday. The suspects demanded money and employees provided cash from the registers, according to police. Both times, the suspects escaped on foot. Police said an investigation led to the identification of both suspects. They were arrested Dec. 21 in Morgan Hill. During a search  

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  • Food Recipes

    12 Recipes Our Food Staff Cooked on Repeat in 2021

    Year-end lists can be very revealing. Take, for instance, Spotify’s personalized lists of users’ most-played songs and artists, all of which can be telling. Was there a lot of upbeat pop or groovy disco? Or was it all Death Cab for Cutie, a sign that the vibes were not quite so high? Whatever the case, The New York Times Cooking staff’s end-of-year recap also reflected our general mood: Comfort and ease were essential, and so were reliable old standbys. You know when you just want to eat cake and you want it now, and you also don’t want to decide  

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  • International Food

    Help Your Hangover With These International Dishes

    Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered weekdays. In any proper drinking session, there’s a moment when your head’s a little lighter, when ordinary things seem interesting but they haven’t yet begun to shimmer — the Sweet Spot. When you’re in it, one more drink sounds like a great idea. What’s the alternative? Imagine two doors. Behind one is the exit, back into cold, grey reality. Behind the other lies a beguiling mystery, requiring another drink or three to unravel. The holiday season warps those doors. The one leading to the exit shrinks like  

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  • Fat Free Food

    Cheryle Finley: Spices add flavor to fat-free offerings | Lifestyles

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. I am truly blessed when it comes to family and friends. When it comes to food — not so much. Many of us will be making New Year’s resolutions regarding eating and exercise with goals of better health. I started early making good food choices. After a severe gallbladder attack, I am striving for a fat-free diet until I can get it removed. While such an attack never happens at a good time, next to my birthday, the holiday season is next in line for the worst. I always say that I like  

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  • Trending Food

    Which groceries were most popular in your city? Report finds top-trending foods of 2021

    Which foodstuffs were most popular in your neck of the woods? (Getty Images) (NEXSTAR) — Just as our doctors have repeatedly asked us to do, Instacart went ahead and figured out what we’ve all been eating over the past year. Instacart, an online ordering and delivery platform for groceries, has delved into its data to determine the most common supermarket purchases throughout the U.S., both on national and local levels. In a general sense, the findings indicate a shift away from pandemic-era purchases (hand sanitizers, sanitizing wipes, yeast for baking, etc.) and toward more items that suggest a return to  

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  • Fast Food Restaurant

    Which Fast Food Restaurants Are Open on Christmas Day?

    It’s not easy to find something to eat during the day on Christmas Day. Most restaurants, even the casual ones that very rarely close, shut their doors for the holiday to give their employees some time off. A few chains, however, buck the trend and keep at least some of their stores open. Even the chains that keep some locations open may also have others that are closed. In some cases, the decision to open or close gets made at the local level while for some brands it’s made by franchise owners rather than corporate. And, it makes sense to  

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