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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.

Op-Ed: Whisky review #3: Laphroaig 10 year old Special

Medicinal, iodine, peat, smoke, seaweed. These might sound like off-putting combinations, but when crafted as Laphroaig a unique and bold whisky is created.

Pulling a pint at the St Albans Beer Festival Special

Every year the market city of St. Albans, in England, hosts a beer festival. Digital Journal slipped among the crowds this year to see what was on offer.

Introducing haggis and whiskey flavored potato chips

Not only did the citizens of Scotland rise up to proclaim their decision to remain part of the U.K., but they have apparently decided to give voice to what they want their potato chips to taste like. Their choices may surprise you.

Master of Wine Jo Ahearne picks 1st Hvar grapes with Andro Tomic

After moving to Croatia's premier island, Master of Wine Jo Ahearne picks her first grapes on a journey to produce quality Hvar wine.

World-record cabbage dish at Zeljarijada in Varazdin, Croatia Special

A festival to celebrate the quality of Croatian regional gastronomy in Varazdin County includes a world-record cabbage dish.

Krispy Kreme creates box of 2,400 donuts

Krispy Kreme in the United Kingdom has created the Double Hundred Dozen, which is a very large box containing more than 2,000 donuts.

Give your memory a boost with Manoush

The Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia is quickly becoming a culinary destination and with its rich diversity of cultures from around the world it's not hard to see why. One of those foods that has grabbed attention recently is Manoush.

U.N. will be forced to cut food aid to Syria

The United Nations warned on Thursday the World Food Program (WFP) will be forced to cut food rations to more than six million Syrians after next month because the program is running out of money.

Londoners say 'No' to Death Row-themed restaurant

London's epicurean foodies aren't interested in being on imaginary death row. Neither do they want to think about and chow down their 'last meals' even if it's just a fantasy, a group of adventurous entrepreneurs learned the hard way.

Starting Sept. 19, BK Japan to roll out two new 'Kuro Burgers'

For a limited time, starting September 19, Burger King Japan is rolling out two new burgers in its "Kuro Burger" series: Kuro Diamond and Kuro Pearl.

Caesar salad recalled due to pathogen contamination

The U.S. company APPA Fine Foods is recalling approximately over 90,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kit products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

U.K. to set up food crime unit

The British government is to establish a Food Crime Unit (FCU). The aim is to fight against the trade in fraudulent food and to protect British consumers.

Study explains why organic food is better for you than conventional food

Eating organic food does have measurable benefits compared to conventional food, a new study revealed. For instance, organic food contains 20 to 40 percent more antioxidants compared to non-organic items.

Interview with new Vinistra President Nikola Benvenuti in Croatia Special

The association of winemakers in Istria, Croatia has a new president. Digital Journal went to meet him in Pula to learn more of his plans.

Foul-smelling beer withdrawn from sale in Norway

The smell of the beer was compared by consumers to, well, human flatulence, to put it politely. Customers complained about the foul odor and Mack brewers was forced to withdraw the brew from stock.

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Changing the face of fast food

Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of the largest, most popular restaurants around, intending to offer an authentic Mexican experience with open kitchens and attractive design. It's no surprise then that the company is thriving.

Review: Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill is an exceptional eatery Special

The Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill continues to be my favorite Greek restaurant in Long Island, New York, and rightfully so.


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