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Fast-food restaurants target US kids, study shows

FAST-FOOD restaurants are stepping up efforts to market themselves and unhealthy food products to children and toddlers with television ads, websites and even their...

Study finds high rate of child food allergies in US

CHILDHOOD food allergies are on the rise, said a US study published on Monday (June 20) that suggested twice as many children are allergic...

Humble snack goes gourmet in Spain’s tapas revolution

LONG taken for granted as a mere bar snack, Spain's humble tapas has graduated from the neighbourhood cafe to the realm of haute cuisine. Inspired...

‘Tea Lady’ inspires drug addicts to shun habit

  WAKRO, a tiny laidback town en route to Hindu pilgrimage site Parashuram Kund in Lohit  district of Arunachal Pradesh, has made an impact on the tea-growers of the country...

Champagne drought threatens

FIRST the bad news: There is going to be a lot less champagne to go round this year.   The good news: What there is could...

Cobra beer, coronation chicken to celebrate Queen’s jubilee

TOP BRITISH chef Heston Blumenthal unveiled his latest culinary creations on Wednesday (April 18) for a special picnic at Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen...

Gelato University’ turns Italian ice cream global

AS SHE scoops out some mouth-watering ice cream during training at Italy’s “Gelato University”, Holy Randrianasolo dreams of setting up the first gelato parlour...

Miracle sweetener stevia may have a sour note

THE METEORIC rise of a natural, healthy alternative to sugar - a holy grail for the food industry - might just be a little...

Restaurant Review: Lahore Karahi

IN THESE gloomy economic times, diners are looking for feel-good food that is reasonably-priced and friendly service to lift their spirits. Lahore Karahi...

Dubai looks to bag top spot as tea goes green

EXOTIC and organic teas are wooing tea drinkers and challenging traditional black tea’s dominance as never before, tea industry experts say, as a tea...