Tag Archives: Food & Drink

  • 40 Weird McDonald’s Menu Items You Can Only Get Overseas

    40 Weird McDonald’s Menu Items You Can Only Get Overseas

    I admit it: I love McDonald’s. I know I’m not supposed to, because it’s so bad for you, and because you can get better burgers made from locally-sourced grass-fed organic beef at any number of locally owned establishments. But there’s just something magical about sinking your teeth into a spongey Big Mac and washing it […]

  • The 15 Most Valuable Liquor Brands in the World

    The 15 Most Valuable Liquor Brands in the World

    When it comes to enjoying a good drink, the brand of the liquor doesn’t matter. If anything, with certain libations—whiskey, for example—you’re actually better off going with the smaller, lesser-known brands than the big ones everybody knows. Of course, when it comes to making money off people enjoying a good drink, the opposite is true. […]

  • 11 Ways to Eat a Little Bit Healthier on Thanksgiving

    11 Ways to Eat a Little Bit Healthier on Thanksgiving

    What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word Thanksgiving? Family? Probably not. Sure, family is supposed to be the first thing that comes to mind when we think of Thanksgiving, but we all know the main attraction is the food. For some people that means turkey. For some it means stuffing. For some […]

  • The 20 Most Popular Cocktails According to Google Search Results

    The 20 Most Popular Cocktails According to Google Search Results

    The other day I was having a discussion with some friends about cocktails, and the question was posed: what is the most popular cocktail in the world? It was a fun thing to talk about, of course, but how do you arrive at an actual answer to this question? Well, as with all research, it started […]

  • 16 Foods That Seem Healthy But Are Not

    16 Foods That Seem Healthy But Are Not

    Back in the day people didn’t have to worry about eating healthy. They had to worry about eating, period. But, assuming there was food to be had, they could be pretty sure it was good for them. Modernity has changed all that, unfortunately. Now you can’t just walk into the grocery store and assume that […]

  • 9 Ways to Make this Weekend’s Barbecue Healthier

    9 Ways to Make this Weekend’s Barbecue Healthier

    Well, Memorial Day weekend is finally here, and that means you’ll probably be barbecuing or attending a barbecue for the fist time this year. (Unless you live in Canada or some other English-speaking country, in which case it’s just another weekend…sorry.) Unfortunately, the arrival of barbecue season also means most people will soon be stuffing […]

  • 15 Awesome BBQ Gadgets to Get You Ready for Summer

    15 Awesome BBQ Gadgets to Get You Ready for Summer

    Some of you hardier types might keep the grill going all winter long, but most of us take a three-month hiatus from the art of outdoor open-flame cooking when the weather gets cold. However, now it’s mid-May, which means that no matter where you live the weather is improving, and barbecue season is once again […]

  • 11 Drinks You Can Have Without Ruining Your Fitness Routine

    11 Drinks You Can Have Without Ruining Your Fitness Routine

    In general, drinking and staying fit do not go hand in hand. Alcoholic beverages, you may be surprised to hear, contain calories, sugar, and carbs, and when you consume them in excess they can really derail your fitness regimen. (You do have a fitness regimen, don’t you?) Fortunately, there is a simple way to break […]

  • 12 Craft Beers that Aren’t Really Craft Beers

    12 Craft Beers that Aren’t Really Craft Beers

    In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a war going on in the beer industry. The volume of overall beer sales, driven by the major brewers such as AB-Inbev and SABMiller, are going down year after year. At the same time, the volume of “craft beer” sold is growing exponentially. Thus, the major brewers are trying […]