I interviewed salad pros from some of the country’s top chains to find out how to order smarter and avoid the most common salad-ordering mistakes. In the process, I learned about secret menu items and some mind-blowing flavor combinations.
Some people have jobs that are incredibly cool: supermodels, international spies, astronauts. And some people have jobs that seem enviably cushy, like mattress testers or chocolate tasters. Into the center of this Venn diagram of desirable careers step the whisky ambassadors of the world, a cadre of spirits-savvy professionals whose life’s work is to teach you about the wonders of whisky.
The "party pile" of shoes at the front door of every gathering. Those decorative pots full of dead tree branches. Christmas wreaths that stay up until May. It's winter in Minnesota, all right.
The locals may not be able to get buzzed while surviving another holiday with their families, but that’s no reason you can’t enjoy a homemade cocktail while watching tonight’s special couple uncover that long-hidden family secret in the attic, which allows them to save the Winter Wonderland Festival/win the Snowman Decorating Contest/finally celebrate Christmas “the way it used to be.”
Plant protein is a center-of-plate star for vegan butchers in Minneapolis, Toronto, Asheville and The Hague.
Teen gardeners hit it out of the park with a healthy concession stand that has baseball fans lining up for more.
The rest of the world loves soccer. The rest of the world also loves to eat goat meat. Yet Americans remain lukewarm (at best) to both.
The women behind the contest's glory days recall the thrill of glory ($1 million dollar prize!) and the agony of culinary defeat.