Food & Beverage | US farmers make foray into quinoa as demand for grain grows

To the south of Nash Huber’s farm fields are the Olympic Mountains, peaking at nearly 8,000 feet. Due north is the end of a channel of Pacific Ocean waters that

Food & Beverage | General Mills tweaks big brands: More cinnamon, more protein

Sprinkle more cinnamon on Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, switch to antibiotic-free chicken for Progresso soups, pump up the protein in Yoplait yogurts. Those are some of the tactics General Mills

Food & Beverage | Any news is good news… Negative online reviews are double-edge sword for businesses

It is a double-edged cybersword: a negative review of a restaurant or other business, posted for the world to see. Anyone who peruses Yelp!, TripAdvisor, Google and companies' own websites can

Food & Drink | Jesus and beer Religious groups combine faith, cold brews

Angela Caddell started struggling with her Christianity 14 years ago when she came out as gay. But a gathering at a bar to talk faith over a cold beer once

Food & Drink | Bar cars returning to Connecticut-New York commuter trains

Railroad cars equipped with bars for serving alcohol are returning to commuter trains running between New York City and Connecticut, restoring a tradition dating back 50 years that evoked the

Food & Drink | Beef, cheese, poblano and beer – an addictive burger emerges

The ancestor of this recipe was a beloved burger on the menu of a bar where I was a cook back in my college days. Working on a flattop grill (the

Food & Drink | No-tipping trend now at more restaurants, with mixed results

When the bill comes after a meal, there’s no crunching numbers for the tip — just pay and go. A small but growing number of restaurants are doing away with the

Food & Drink | Only in America ramen noodles supplanting cigarettes as currency among prisoners

Ramen noodles are supplanting the once popular cigarettes as a form of currency among state prisoners, but not in response to bans on tobacco products within prison systems, finds a

Food & Drink | Renowned chef feeds Rio’s homeless with excess Olympic food

Twelve hours ago, Fagner Dos Santos ate his last meal: two hardened bread buns and coffee. For much of the past decade, the 33-year-old has been battling drug addiction while

Food & Drink | Pork pie problem: UK food traditions to lose EU support

  Welsh farmers like Rees Roberts, who has 1,000 acres with sheep, cattle and crops, can expect to earn a premium on their meats thanks to a certificate of regional authenticity. But

Food & Drink | Happier Meal? McDonald’s nixing some unpalatable ingredients

McDonald’s, which is trying to shake its image for serving processed junk food, said this week that it’s eliminating some unpalatable ingredients from its most popular menu items. That includes making

Food & Drink | Brazil’s national cocktail poised for Olympic exposure

It’s tempting to call cachaça a Brazilian rum and think of the caipirinha as another muddled tropical cocktail. The upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro may change that. Brazil’s national cocktail

Events | French Soul in Sanya

With numerous terrorist attacks occuring during the past year in various parts of the world, many are thinking twice about going on vacation outside of China. Sad as it is,

Food | Bread Paradise

Looking for fresh, perfectly baked organic wheat bread to complement your cup of coffee in the morning but thinking that you will never find it anywhere in Macau? Well, the


This summer, The Spa at Encore features the “Pure Balance” treatment, designed to balance your mind with a 90-minute massage that encourages energy flow through the meridians of the body. Revitalizing

Food | A taste of innovation

At the height of Summer, Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is drawing upon its unparalleled expertise in creating authentic Cantonese cuisine, to offer a novel fusion menu that takes

Food |Korean Barbecue by the Pool

Summer is the time of the year to be spent with your family, friends and loved ones and Korean barbecue is a time-honored tradition that is all about the bonds

Beauty | SPA – The Wellness Sanctuary

For those who have never stayed at Conrad Macao, Cotai Central, they might think that it is just another hotel that offers a bed and a room to sleep in