From London's Brick Lane to Davos, veganism on the menu
Teenage London restaurant manager Abdul Muhaimen settled his first-year university bill by cashing in on a rising trend: veganism.
Hundreds of runners competed in a 10 km (6 mile) race in the world's largest wine cellar on Sunday, navigating by the light of headlamps as they hurtled through dark limestone caves that stretch some 200 km underground near the capital of Moldova.
It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin.
Dominique Crenn became the first woman in the United States to receive Michelin's highest distinction of three stars in its annual ranking of top restaurants in the San Francisco area released on Thursday.
Michelin handed out its coveted stars to 76 restaurants in New York City in its 2019 guide on Tuesday, four more than last year, boosting the Big Apple's reputation as a global destination for its diverse and innovative culinary offerings.
The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. But nothing is more horrible to an unaccustomed palate than the Icelandic fermented shark. It's the worst. Or so says the expert.
Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable - turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African countries and even as far away as Germany.
Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain's second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch's granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksbank.
Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Princess Eugenie married her fiance Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle on Friday, the second British royal wedding at the monarch's home this year.
Archaeologists in Greece have discovered at least 58 shipwrecks, many laden with antiquities, in what they say may be the largest concentration of ancient wrecks ever found in the Aegean and possibly the whole of the Mediterranean.