Hyatt cooking contest finds young talented chefs

Hyatt cooking contest finds young talented chefs
Park Hyatt Busan’s Damien Selme won the contest in Korea By Kim Se-jeong At the Grand Hyatt Seoul’s Grand Ballroom on Sept. 1, five chefs were busy peeling pumpkins and slicing mushrooms and pork before frying and boiling them at makeshift cooking …

Time Machine Chefs
Time Machine Chefs, a competitive cooking show on ABC. Still from Time Machine Chefs by Ron Tom/ABC. Given the low expectations engendered by its high-concept title, Time Machine Chefs (ABC, Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET) is among the more thoughtful food shows …
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Local chefs included in ‘Best Chefs America’ book
A new book called “Best Chefs America” includes more than 30 Capital Region chefs among the nearly 4,700 chefs profiled in the 386-page coffee-table hardcover. See them after the jump. According to promotional material: Best Chefs America analysts …
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Rockabilly musician finds fame after 50 years

Rockabilly musician finds fame after 50 years
Billy Harlan was never a rockabilly star. But to hear him tell it, he went from side man straight to legend. After a glimpse at stardom in the late 1950s, the 78-year-old bass player from Muhlenberg County, Ky., experienced a lifetime of ordinary until he …
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Rockabilly Zombie Weekend (2013)
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Rockabilly Renaissance
She’s the Queen of Rockabilly and she’s not ready to put down her crown. A musical icon from the late ’50s to mid ’70s, Wanda Jackson experienced a late-career renaissance since word leaked that she’d be working with Jack White in 2009.
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Taste and See chef finds new job in the food industry

cusineTaste and See chef finds new job in the food industry
Another longtime Wichita chef has crossed over to the other side. On Tuesday, Febres started a job with Indian Hills Meat & Poultry, a locally owned business that provides food to restaurants, hotels, hospitals and more. He will work in sales throughout …
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India Cracks Down On Cow Slaughtering And The Sale Of Beef In Latest Attack On Secular Government
That was on display in Mewat, India when police raided roadside food stalls to confiscate beef and arrest anyone guilty of slaughtering a cow or selling the meat. This is a new local ordinance and violators can face 10 or 5 years respectively in jail.

The Companies Who Own Our Food
This chart by Oxfam International shows how tentacles of the “Big 10” food and beverage corporations touch even the most unlikely of products. With Russia as a neighbor, the Baltic countries feel they have reason to worry. These NATO-aligned countries …


Climate change already accelerating sea level rise, study finds

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The caldera of Mount Pinatubo on June 22, 1991. Credit: Courtesy of USGS. Greenhouse gases are already having an accelerating effect on sea level rise, but the impact has so far been masked by the cataclysmic 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the …

PETA and The Smiths team up for “Meat is Murder” video game
Morrissey and PETA have a relationship that goes way back — where do you think that ridiculous cat-hat image came from? Today, they’ve taken their partnership into the 20th century by releasing a new video game based on The Smiths’ classic “Meat is …
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Clothes that Clean Themselves in the Sun?
A “hot-electron” textile could change the way people do laundry. Researchers at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, incorporated silver and copper nanoparticles into the textile’s composition, allowing it to release heat in the presence of visible …


Fit for the fight: MMA craze finds home, mix of participants in Bloomington

sportFit for the fight: MMA craze finds home, mix of participants in Bloomington
Billy Stamp, owner of Bloomington Combat Club, warms up at his gym, 1717 RT Dunn Drive, Bloomington, on March 7. Stamp is a former professional mixed martial artist whose three-year-old business provides MMA training. More photos at …
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Davis deals with brother’s disappearance
It’s a meaningful fight for Davis, who is 2-0 under the Bellator MMA banner and seeking bouts against the promotion’s top talent in Joe Warren, Eduardo Dantas, Marcos Galvao and Mike Richman. A nine-year veteran, Davis (22-6) is still looking for that …
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What is MMA and why is it a big deal that there’s a MMA match in Mobile?
As part of events leading up to Mobile Aerofest, Adam Nijem, left, and Marcus Edwards pose for photos as Titan FC mixed martial arts competitors weigh-in Thursday, March 19, 2015, on the deck of the USS Alabama in Mobile, Ala. One of the biggest …

Study finds roads in Southeast Asia may be devastating forests, wildlife

trendStudy finds roads in Southeast Asia may be devastating forests, wildlife
The authors write that there appears to be a geographical bias in publications addressing environmental impacts of road infrastructure on wildlife and biodiversity to date. They note a majority of research is focused outside of the tropics, and that …

New name, bigger vision for Wonders of Wildlife
So long, Wonders of Wildlife. As of Wednesday, the green-roofed building at Sunshine and Campbell has a new name and mission: America’s Wildlife Museum & Aquarium. At a cost of about $ 100 million in private money, the nonprofit museum is nearing …
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Nevada wildlife managers reject ban on coyote-hunting contests
The recent push by wildlife advocates to outlaw hunting contests for wild animals like coyotes, which are considered nuisances allowed to be shot on sight in most of the West, comes as increasing numbers of competitions are held in states such as …
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