Running with the Bulls - Pamplona

The current leading theory purporting to explain why people like spicy foods would have us believe that we love to hurt ourselves. Really. But researchers at Pen State University are taking a more positive approach…

It all started this past August when Pizza Hut Canada started talking about a then-hypothetical “Pizza Perfume” on its Facebook page. Thousands of Pizza Hut Facebook Friends “Liked” the idea and it went viral … in a stealthy sort of way.

Guy Fieri

Maybe I’m giving Guy Fieri, self-proclaimed Cali(fornia) Kid, culinary wiz and diner diver, too much credit. But I think there may be more to the recent publicity fracas about his new NYC restaurant than meets the eye.

Detailed computer models produced jointly by Scientists at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew (UK) and in Ethiopia, where coffee is a leading export, show that 70 per cent or more of the world’s coffee plants could be gone by 2080.

I’ll bet you saw the big headlines recently, on TV and on the Web, that, “one pork growers’ association is warning of a dramatic shortfall on pork production starting early in 2013.” That understandably translates to a pork shortage.