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The international press trip ahead of Zagreb Vinocom continues with a visit to the winemakers of Croatia's premier island of Hvar.

Restaurant apologizes for naming dessert 'Roofie Colada'

A Staten Island gastropub is apologizing after it drew some controversy over the name of one of its dessert choices: the "Roofie Colada."

Major international wine trip in Dalmatia ahead of Zagreb Vinocom Special

Ahead of Zagreb Vinocom, some 30 wine journalists from 18 countries embark on a tour of the vineyards of Dalmatia, Croatia.

An ancient health food is making a ridiculous comeback

America's newest health trend is really an ancient one: Bone broth. Proponents of the savory solution say it does everything from draw out toxins to sooth digestion and erase wrinkles. New Yorkers are shelling out up to $9 for to-go cups of the stuff.

Op-Ed: Let's talk turkey about your Thanksgiving turkey

Butterball has been a brand name associated with Thanksgiving since the 1940s, when one Ada Walker of Wyoming, Ohio trademarked the brand that was to become an American icon. As you sit down to eat it on Thursday, think about what you're doing first.

Starbucks pumpkin Spice Latte: No spice or pumpkin?

A recent investigation led by Vani Har of Food Babe revealed that your favorite pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks aren’t made with spices or pumpkin, but a food scientist thinks you might want to keep it that way.

Op-Ed: Starting Holidays early with Tea — it's not just a Dickens thing Special

As the morning rain gave way to sunshine this afternoon, the organizers and staff of the Great Dickens Christmas Fair opening today were pleased to host their annual 'High Tea' for members of the press and their guests at 2 PM.

No holiday hams this year- America's pigs are too fat

Consumers are going to be hard-pressed to find that seven-pound spiral-cut ham for the holiday table this year. With Americans consuming over half their annual pork intake during the holidays, rising prices and a shortage of hams makes the season bleak.

Over half of UK's fresh chicken found to be contaminated

Experts say consumers should be freezing chickens to reduce poisoning risks, after a food standards and hygiene agency reported high levels of the potentially lethal bug campylobacter, present in poultry sold at British supermarkets.

KFC Japan opening 'KFC Colonel's Cafe' in Kobe on Nov. 28

Japan's branch of Kentucky Fried Chicken is opening an upscale KFC coffee shop in Kobe Japan on November 28th, which will have upscale items.

Scotch whisky production resumes in Scotland's deep south

A little bit of whisky history was made in Scotland last weekend as the Annandale Distillery, near Annan, Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland’s far south, opened its doors to the public and resumed whisky production after a gap of 95 years.

World's dwindling chocolate supply linked to climate and disease

Candy bars, cakes and cookies are but a few of the foods we consume that often contain chocolate. Two very large chocolate makers, Mars, Inc. and Barry Callebaut, are now telling us we are eating too much of what is fast becoming an endangered product.

Cash-strapped Americans are abandoning restaurants

Americans are abandoning restaurants, with financial concerns named as the culprit. The popularity of take-out and prepared foods, like frozen pizzas, has partially contributed to the decline.

Coffee giant bows to customer demands on social media

When you settle in for a nice, hot eggnog latte at your local Starbucks cafe, you'll know who to thank, right? Twitter and Facebook got your back this time!

'Poutine a la burger' comes to Canada, a la Burger King

Say what you will about poutine, but Canada's answer to fast food is not only delicious, but full of fattening comfortable bliss. Burger King already has poutine on the menu in Canada, but for a limited time only, they're adding a chopped up Whopper.

Peskafondo 2014 successful addition to late-season Hvar, Croatia Special

The tourist season in Croatia continues with an international squid-fishing championship on the exclusive island of Hvar.

Op-Ed: Whisky review #5: Monkey's Shoulder Special

With the fifth our whisky reviews we move into central Scotland to the region Speyside to try Monkey's Shoulder. This whisky is quite special, consisting of three whiskies blended together.

Op-Ed: Whisky review #4: Talisker Special

Full bodied and smoky is perhaps the best way to sum up Talisker ten year old. It is a strong tasting whisky from the Scottish islands. Read on to see what Digital Journal makes of this dram.

Just in time for Veterans Day, 'First Class Camouflage' ice cream

Baskin-Robbins has taken patriotism to an all-time high this month with the introduction of their newest military-inspired ice cream. Called "First Class Camouflage," the ice cream colors are the traditional military BDU brown, tan and green.

A menu of St. Augustine, Florida restaurants to choose from Special

Restaurants in the oldest city in America feature everything from luscious seafood to traditional Cuban and Spanish favorites served in Florida’s oldest restaurant. The selections showcased will make your mouth water.

America Cooks with Chefs reveals its new contestants

Health and wellness body “America Cooks with Chefs” has announced the six contestants who will be paired with professional chefs to participate in a challenge to create the best delicious and healthy dish - the 800 calorie challenge.

Burger King is bringing beef-free Whoppers to India

Next month Burger King will arrive in India, and diners will have the chance to eat the newest version of its Whopper sandwich, but it will be a beef-free version.

'Piure' — Possibly the world’s most outlandish seafood Special

It looks like a bag of blood inside a stone. Some people compare its flavour to that of sea-urchin; others define it as “bitter and soapy,” and its smell as “sweaty underarms.” Loaded with iodine and iron, the taste of piure defies description.

GrowlTap, a way to keep craft beer fresh

Robert Scott, from Denver, has invented a handy device that turns a glass growler into a mini keg. This allows beer lovers to drink their craft beer at their own pace, which means that the beer does not need to be consumed in one sitting.

Junk food banned in schools in Poland

Lawmakers in Poland decided to ban junk food in schools in an effort to reduce the obesity rates among children. The ban will go into effect next school year.

Fast & Furious food delivery from McDonald's in Melbourne (Video)

For the ultimate in fast food, McDonald's in Melbourne, Australia is now making deliveries. In fact, pretty flashy deliveries, as customers' burgers and fries arrive by either a red Ferrari F430 Spider or a white luxury Lamborghini.

Master of Wine gets to work on Hvar: Interview with Jo Ahearne MW Special

The wine scene in Croatia received a boost this autumn as former Harrods head wine buyer Jo Ahearne moved to Hvar to make her own wine. Digital Journal went to meet her.

Small farms lead the fight against world hunger

The struggle continues for world hunger as it is now clear that small farms hold the key to a survival of people, though change must occur to maneuver around problems that are otherwise simple.

Gastronaut in Croatia: A day with Podravka in Koprivnica Special

Gastronaut's tour of Korprivnica and Djurdjevac continues with a day in the company of one of Croatia's most successful companies.

Nettles, rooster legends, dessert in Croatia: Gastronaut returns Special

The latest promotion of regional Croatian cuisine begins, as the Gastronaut team heads north to Koprivnica and Djurdjevac.

U.K. group growing gourmet mushrooms in coffee grounds

People have been eating edible mushrooms for centuries. Sources put the consumption of these delicious macrofungi closer to 300 years BC in China. The urban cultivation of mushrooms is becoming very popular, and it's easy to get started in your own home.

Neraki scores 2015 'Best of Long Island' nomination

Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill in Huntington, New York, has just scored a 2015 nomination for "Best of Long Island" in their annual awards.

Häagen-Dazs Japan releases gold and silver ice cream

Would you believe that Häagen-Dazs Japan's releases for December 9 include in their ingredients Ashirai silver foil, wine from Bordeaux, and specks of gold leaf?

New beer developed, based on an 1840 shipwreck recipe

From an analysis of bottles of beer salvaged from the 1840s shipwreck found near the Åland Islands in 2010, food technologists are trying to re-create the original beer. To achieve this, they are studying some bacteria isolated from the bottles.

Armani favourite restaurant burns on Hvar: Open again in 24 hours

A freak fire on one of Croatia's most exclusive waterfronts destroys the terrace of one of Giorgio Armani's favourite restaurants. But not for long.

Professional private chef gives Washington Redskins food boost

Over the past 13 months, American football team the Washington Redskins has attempted to boost the players' dietary nutrition by creating a made-to-order, healthy-eating outlet in their basement staffed by a gourmet chef and a full-time nutritionist.

Sweet! Shop debuts Stan Lee chocolate bars and laser-cut decoders Special

Located on the Hollywood "Walk of Fame" is a vibrant candy shop that teamed up with the legendary Stan Lee to create a delicious new chocolate bar. The famous comic book writer also collaborated with a local makerspace to develop custom decoders as well.

Hvar's PZ Svirce earns organic wine gold in Mundus Vini, Germany

The renaissance of Hvar wines in Croatia continues, with more international recognition in the form of organic gold in Germany.

Review: Going organic in Los Boliches, Fuengirola

Right in the heart of Los Boliches in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol, is a tiny restaurant selling only the healthiest vegan and vegetarian food. Even better, not only is the cuisine really good for you, but it's pretty darn tasty too.

Crew makes 1,126 pound popular Hawaiian Rice Dish

After making a 1,126 pound version of a popular Hawaiian dish with rice, eggs, hamburger and gravy, a group claims it established a world record in the process.

McDonald's Japan introduces squid-ink burger

The world of strange food seemingly knows no bounds. Japan is a particular hotspot for weird concoctions, so the latest probably won't come as a surprise: a squid-ink burger.
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