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La Paella: Recipe for Romance

Chef-owner Carlos Campoverde at La Paella. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)
Chef-owner Carlos Campoverde at La Paella. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

Restaurant: La PaellaLocation: East VillageOpen since: 1995 Epoch Times: All the dried red roses hanging from the ceiling are striking. How many are there?Carlos Campoverde: 1,400. We...


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    After that hot summer day, all we want is a nice cooling refreshment. These are 8 summer drinks from around the globe you can try that... Read more

  • A couple dining in a Paris cafe. Dining or drinking at conscientious places is getting easier using the Conscientious Customer app.

    Fair and Funky: New Zealand’s Conscious Consumers

    In just four years time, bright colored, bright minded accreditation company Conscious Consumers boosts 30.000 likes on Facebook. As opposed to for example Bio Gro,... Read more

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    How to Make Healthy Soda Pop at Home

    I don’t know what it is about spring, but it seems that I am consistently bitten by the culture bugs at this time of year... Read more

  • Mint Julep. (Courtesy of Michael Lomonaco)

    Recipe: Mint Julep

    In time for the Kentucky Derby, executive chef and restaurateur Michael Lomonaco from Center Bar offers his recipe for Mint Julep. Yield: 1 cocktail  Ingredients:2... Read more

  • The Wehlener Sonnenuhr Vineyards. (Bo Zaunders)

    Germany’s Liquid Gold

    For a wine aficionado, there is nothing more exciting than a visit to a wine-producing area seeing and tasting, firsthand, how high quality wines are... Read more

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    Salep, A Drink From Turkey

    Salep is a traditional hot drink from Turkey made with milk and the flour of dried orchid tubers. The popularity of this hot drink among... Read more

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    Great Wines to Pair With Great Steak

    One of the defining moments in oenophile history was the Judgment of Paris in 1976. Eleven experienced judges undertook a blind tasting in Paris, in... Read more

  • Dubbed the "macrobiotic Coca Cola," this sweet vegetable broth made from cabbage, carrots, pumpkins, and yellow onions can help regulate blood sugar

    Home Remedy to Curb Sugar Cravings

    It’s mid-afternoon. You feel restless and struggle to focus on your work. You’re finding it difficult to resist the urge to reach for candies, chocolates,... Read more

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    Hot Toddy, Ontario Style

    Hot toddies are popular in many northern countries. They are typically made with liquor, sugar, water, and sometimes spices. In Ontario, Canada, however, a common... Read more

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    Kashmiri Kahwah, a Drink From India (+Recipe)

    Kashmiri Kahwah, a green tea-based hot drink, is very popular during the winter in Kashmir across India and Pakistan. Traditionally, kahwah is served in a... Read more

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    What Is Actually Inside Red Wine?

    Oenophiles wax poetic about the look, feel, smell, and taste of red wine. But what’s actually inside the drink? Dozens of complicated molecules from the... Read more

  • In this March 16, 2013 file photo, people toast with beer and other drinks. (AP Photo/File)

    Binge Drinking Not Just a Growing Problem Among Youth: UK Study

    Young binge drinkers may get most of the newspaper headlines, but alcohol consumption in middle-aged men and women is an increasing concern. In the UK... Read more

  • A vineyard in Roussillon. The grape-growing area is bordered by the Mediterranean in the East and mountains in the west. (Manos Angelakis)

    The Sweet Wines of Roussillon Stand Out

    The wines of Roussillon owe their existence to ancient Greek merchants and sailors from Corinth that brought to their colonies and trade stations in the... Read more

  • Cartizze Hill Vineyard. (Courtesy of Mionetto USA)

    Prosecco, Italy’s Sparkling Gem

    Prosecco, evokes an image of Italy’s good life; an image of a food and wine culture that celebrates the bounty of the countryside and the... Read more


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