Category Archives: Food – Drink

Dublin dominates as Instagram names ‘Ireland’s top 10 pubs’

Instagram has just dropped an intriguing list of Ireland’s most popular pubs with Dublin, Cork, Galway and Fermanagh all featuring.

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The 7 Spirits You Need to Be Drinking

We spirits-lovers have never had it so good. We are in the midst of an apparently unstoppable gin revolution and on the cusp of what I predict to be a similarly irresistible rum revival. Sales of fine whiskey, cognac, tequila and vodka are also soaring, craft distilleries are popping up all over the place and our collective thirst for classic and quirky cocktails shows no sign at all of abating.

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7 Whole30-approved meals you can make in your Instant Pot right now

The payoffs for the Whole30 may be great—better digestion! knowing exactly what your body can and can’t tolerate!—but man it comes at a price. Cutting out refined sugar, processed foods, grains, legumes, and dairy is tough. Even though there’s still plenty left to eat (primarily vegetables and fruits, and organic meat, eggs, fish, and nuts), if you aren’t used to the eating plan, it’s easy to fall into the trap of rotating through the same two or three meals. (Egg burnout, anyone?)

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Where to Savor Some of New Orleans’s Best Shrimp and Grits

Southern comfort in every bite

Shrimp and grits is one of those dishes where every bite matters. It’s as much about the quality of the grits as it is the freshness of the shrimp and the buttery heft of the sauce that binds it all together. And it’s critical to get a bit of everything in every mouthful. The dish has its roots in low country South Carolina, originally a quick go-to breakfast for fishermen and shrimpers to fortify for a day at sea. When Craig Claiborne gushed about the Southern specialty in the Times in 1985, it went from being a humble home cooked day starter to a trendy menu star, with countless variations in the mix. New Orleans chefs make it their own in all kinds of ways, with Gulf shrimp always in the spotlight.

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