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On November 4, this journalist had the chance to dine at Sergio's Italian Restaurant in Massapequa on Long Island. Digital Journal has the scoop.

S.Africa divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners

One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.

Blue wine? A tea-infused vintage? Spain startup shakes things up

Five years ago, a group of university students in Spain's Basque Country decided they wanted to shake up a sector -- any sector -- but preferably one to do with food or drink.

Martina McBride to launch Food Network series 'Martina's Table'

Country queen Martina McBride announced that she is back with "Martina's Table," her new cooking series on the Food Network.

Op-Ed: ‘Slaughter-free’ grown meat? It’s happening

The ethics of eating animals are hotly debated, but a new alternative might make the debate redundant. Chicken nuggets, grown from the cells of a chicken feather, have been produced. The chicken is still alive, and presumably doing interviews.

Chef Jamie Oliver slams TV bosses over junk food ads

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver slammed his own bosses Monday in an extraordinary attack on their defence of junk food advertising on television.

R.S. Jones earns multiple 2019 'Best of Long Island' nominations

R.S. Jones in Merrick has garnered seven nominations in the "Restaurants" section of the 2019 "Best of Long Island" competition.

Fine French wine fetches record-smashing $558,000 at auction

A bottle of 1945 Romanee-Conti wine fetched a record-smashing $558,000 at an auction held at Sotheby's in New York Saturday, which saw two bottles break the previous record.

Review: Canadian PR maven Karine Delage hosts event at The Lately in NYC Special

Canadian publicist Karine Delage of Karyzma Agency hosted her first event in the "Big Apple" and The Lately, which was a success.

Meet Chef Jonathan Scinto: 2019 'Best of Long Island' nominee Special

Celebrity Chef Jonathan Scinto chatted with Digital Journal about his 2019 "Best of Long Island" nomination for "Best Chef," and his upcoming culinary events for the rest of this year.

Cheese squeeze: Japan cheesemakers fret over EU trade deal

It was three decades ago, but Kazuhiko Ochiai still remembers his first taste of cheese when he visited France, a palate pleaser that inspired the former researcher to start producing his own variety in Japan.

Anchor Down, Cardoon Mediterranean up for 'Best of Long Island'

Two Long Island restaurants, Anchor Down and Cardoon Mediterranean have earned two separate "Best of Long Island" nominations.

UK sandwich chain changes labelling after allergy death

British sandwich shop chain Pret a Manger said Wednesday it would list all ingredients, including allergens, on its products after a teenage girl died in 2016 from an allergic reaction.

Neraki Restaurant earns two 'Best of Long Island' nods for 2019

On October 1, Neraki Greek Mediterranean Restaurant in Huntington earned two "Best of Long Island' nominations for the 2019 competition.

Australia strawberry crisis now tastes a little sweeter for farmers

Australia's pins-in-punnets strawberry crisis prompted a spate of social-media driven hoaxes, but sites like Facebook and Twitter are also helping stir a revival in sales that has left some farmers struggling to meet resurgent demand.

South African villagers tap into trend for 'superfood' baobab

From before dawn, 54-year-old grandmother Annah Muvhali weaves between baobab trees that loom over her rural South African home, collecting fruit that enthusiasts worldwide hail as a "superfood".

Ashes of war to S. Korea holiday gift: Spam Spam Spam

From the front lines of war to a staple of institutional catering, Spam is rarely seen as a gourmet ingredient -- but the canned pink meat holds a unique position in South Korea as a top-selling holiday gift.

Meet Maria Menounos: Cookbook author, TV host, lifestyle expert Special

Greek-American cookbook author, television host, and lifestyle expert, Maria Menounos chatted with Digital Journal about her latest projects, which include Home Chef.

Spanish farmers go nuts for almonds as global demand booms

Surging worldwide demand for almonds is pushing Spanish farmers to replace traditional wheat and sunflower fields with almond orchards, transforming the landscape in the south of the country.