Bacon Lovers Unite For The Big Bite Bacon Fest at The Queen Mary August 2

Bacon Bouquet

  Hot off the heels of the The Big Bite Bacon Fest at The San Diego County Fair, the sizzling pork adventure will travel north for its debut at the Queen Mary in Long Beach on August 2. The scent … Continue reading

Enjoy Great Deals at Mahali Mzuri, Sir Richard Branson’s Kenyan Safari Camp

Mahali Mzuri2

  Celebrate in style at Mahali Mzuri, Sir Richard Branson’s Kenyan Safari Camp, for our first anniversary with a special free night offer when you stay for 3 nights or more until December 2014. Located in the exclusive Olare Motorogi … Continue reading

Using Safer and More Effective Sunscreens

Safer and More Effective Sunscreens

  Dear EarthTalk®: With summer officially here now, what can you tell us about which sunscreens are safe and which are not?      ~ Clara Rosen, New York, NY Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer in … Continue reading

Global Food Safety Agreement Signed by UC Davis and Japan

The World Food Center at UC Davis

  Officials from China’s Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University in Shaanxi province, and the University of California, Davis, signed a memorandum of agreement that lays the groundwork for establishing the Sino-U.S. Joint Research Center for Food Safety in China. The … Continue reading

The Lab Announces the Appointment of Dena Beard as Executive Director.

Dena Beard - Executive Director, The Lab

  The Lab announces the appointment of Dena Beard as Executive Director. Beard joins the organization at a vital moment in its thirty-year history as it plans to rehabilitate gallery spaces, build artist studios, and expand programming to include visual … Continue reading

The First Biodegradable, Compostable Premium Tea

Hibiscus Watermelon

  Now Available in Most Popular Flavors…   The Republic of Tea is proud to be the first specialty tea company to launch a new line of environmentally friendly, single-serve One Cuppa™ teas, that are compatible with most popular brewing … Continue reading Names the Top 10 “Travel’s Best: Summer Foods of 2014

Top 10 Summer Foods names the “Travel’s Best: Summer Foods” of 2014. From ice cream at Hawaii’s Matsumoto to lobster at Martha’s Vineyard’s Beach Plum, these picks will satisfy your hunger – and your thirst for travel!   The 2014 “Travel’s Best: … Continue reading

Growing Ocimum Basilicum

Growing Ocimum Basilicum

  Native to Mediterranean climates, home herb gardeners are growing basil (Ocimum basilicum) for its luscious flavor and wonderful aroma. Excellent fresh or dried, the classic large-leaved variety is a favorite in Asian and Italian cuisine. Fragrant plants grow 18-24 inches … Continue reading

President Obama Honors José Andrés

Chef Jose Andres and President Obama

  On Friday, July 4, José Andrés received the Outstanding American by Choice Award by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an initiative that recognizes the outstanding achievements of naturalized U.S. citizens who have demonstrated their commitment to the U.S. … Continue reading

Is Wine “Tonging” the New Sabering?

Sommelier Dustin Wilson

  Watch Sommelier Dustin Wilson open a bottle of wine with red-hot tongs at New York City’s Eleven Madison Park.   Port tongs were invented in the 18th century as a way to cleanly decapitate bottles of vintage port whose … Continue reading