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The Dancing Shrimp Of Thailand

Laying back on a bamboo mat, I stare out at the dreamlike reflection our bamboo hut makes on the rippled surface of Thailand’s Huay Tung Thao Lake. The shoreline of the lake is dotted with a dozen or more of these open-air huts, jutting out just ...

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What is a curry? It seems like a simple enough question, but the concept has been muddied by well-meaning, but mistaken culinarians who wield the word like a linguistic Swiss army knife—it seems like a useful, multi-purpose Indian food descriptor ... more

May 24, 2017 11:13 AM Sushi & Biscuits

The Kentucky Derby has come and gone, but the mint julep is here to stay. Though the mint julep became the official drink of the Kentucky Derby in 1983, this icon of Dixie originated in the ancient world of the Arabs, traveled to the Mediterranean... more

May 24, 2017 11:13 AM Mixology

World Whisky Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May every year, which is one of the main reasons you need to head down the First Tennessee Pavilion this Saturday for the Tennessee Whiskey Festival and share in the celebration. more

May 17, 2017 11:41 AM Mixology

Tom Lehrer is an accomplished human being. Best known for writing a comedy song about a venereal disease being spread around among his friends, he can also list satirist, pianist and mathematician on his resume. However, the single accomplishment ... more

May 10, 2017 12:04 PM Mixology

Part coffee shop, part patisserie and, of course, part chocolate shop, The Hot Chocolatier is a perfect destination for after church, date night, or any time you stroll through the South Side. If you’re visiting the shop, you might want to sample ... more

May 10, 2017 1:06 PM Chow Spotlight

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