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An Introduction to Beijing Style Cuisine

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Beijing style cuisine a type of Chinese fare that originated in the capital of the People’s Republic of China.  This sort of cuisine is often also referred to as Jing cuisine or Mandarin cuisine, and it has become famous for both its style and diversity.  Here is some background on the history and character of Beijing cuisine, what sorts of …

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Starbucks Launches Alcoholic Coffee

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Say hello to the Espresso Cloud IPA. Espresso is shaken over ice with orange pieces and a touch of sweet vanilla. Shaking the espresso produces a rich cloud of micro-foam with accents of citrus and vanilla. The foam is layered on top of a freshly poured IPA, and the beer is served with the cold-shaken espresso shot on the side. …

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The Vegan Trend Continues to Mushroom

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It is no secret that the trend towards the consumption of food free of animal products is a robust one. The market research company Mintel rated the vegan diet as one of the top trends of 2016, and the lifestyle has received attention on Yahoo’s food list. The trend is particularly powerful among millennials, with significant portion youth culture centered …

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Sugar, Artificial Sweetener and Cancer

It is a common misconception that sugar causes cancer. According to many experts, including the Mayo Clinic and MD Anderson Cancer Center, eating sugar does not directly cause cancer. However, consuming too much sugar does contribute to some of our most debilitating diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, all of which can put you at increased …

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Brunch Is the Word!

Faddish as brunch might seem to us today, there’s plenty of history behind this hybrid mid-morning buffet. In 1896 a newspaper column declared that the latest fad was “to issue invitations for a meal called ‘brunch…a repast at 11 o’clock a.m.” Now brunch is trending across demographics and across the country, and for good reason. There’s something for everyone and …

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