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Coffee with a side of Viagra? Not anymore. The FDA recalls a Texas-based instant coffee after discovering the cup of joe contains ingredients similar to male enhancement medications.

Food and Wine shares their picks for the best food cities around the world, including Toronto, LA and New York.

Fair warning: Guy Fieri bathing suits are now a thing.

VIDEO: How the alcohol content in booze came to be known as “proof”.

Heading south of the border? Eater claims to have found the best new Southern restaurant in America and it just so happens to be in Seattle.

The Georgia Straight’s Tammy Kwan heads to recently opened Dosanko in Japantown to sample the y?shoku-style Japanese cuisine.

Forget the dessert course. Air France is now offering creme brulee and pistachio macaron flavoured gum to help fliers with any ear discomfort during flight.

Meet the world’s hottest pepper. Be warned: The Carolina Reaper takes no prisoners.

From the folks that brought you Little Jumbo and Clarke & Co comes Foxtrot Tango Whisky Bar — set to open in Victoria next month.

In an effort to promote the procreation of one of the world’s most important pollinators, NPR explores the curious world of honeybee artificial insemination.

The local hospitality community is coming together this week in support of one of its own after bartender Jose Rafael Borges, who was jumped and badly beaten in Gastown earlier this month. All proceeds from the fundraiser later this month at Cacao will support Borges’ extensive recovery.

Gamble: Vast new casino complex Parq Vancouver is set to open next to BC Place this fall. It will showcase 8 new restaurants including a whiskey and tea lounge, a PNW steakhouse and night market-inspired Mrkt East.

Nothing says summer like picking your own fresh fruit and there’s no shortage of farms in the area offering an amazing selection of local berries ripe for the picking!

It’s been over a year since the Brexit vote and it seems the government hasn’t given much thought as to how they plan to feed their people once they are no longer part of the EU.

Efforts to divert food waste are popping up in the most unexpected places. Case in point: a couple in Cumbria who chose to cater their wedding exclusively with food destined for the landfill.

In a follow-up to last week’s story on the dying out of mid-level dining (as predicted by Chef David Chang), VOA explores Americans’ growing affinity for food halls over individual restaurants.

Breakfast of champions? The story of one man’s attempt to recreate Hunter S. Thompson’s perfect breakfast– a meal the infamously eccentric author touted as his daily anchor to reality.

“Four bloody Marys, two grapefruits, a pot of coffee, Rangoon crêpes, a half-pound of either sausage, bacon, or corned beef-hash with diced chilies, a Spanish omelette or eggs Benedict, a quart of milk, a chopped lemon for random seasoning, and something like a slice of Key lime pie, two margaritas, and six lines of the best cocaine for dessert….”

Drinking via Instagram honours go to PiDGiN and this gin-based summer sipper.

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