Our weekly roundup on tasty news from around the world and here’s what we are reading on…

MIXOLOGY

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There are three keys to making a sensuous cocktail: First, it should look bright, attractive, sleek, or… Top 5 Sexiest Cocktails | Epicurious.com

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Why put the place on the label instead of the name of the grape? A Beginner’s Guide to French Wine | Serious Eats: Drinks

TRAVEL BITES (IN TIME)

Break out the tray tables: Ed Sullivan’s on! In 1954, its first year of production, Swanson sold 10 million of its trademarked TV dinners… How we ate in 1964 | bonappetit.com

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Food Issue Extra Helpings: some legends have been floating around for centuries suggesting that certain foods have supernatural powers… Very Superstitious: Do certain foods have supernatural powers? | The Austin Chronicle

A place to meditate on freedom, and the creative life that followed… 52 Places to Go in 2014 | NYTimes.com

DESIGN

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Vibrant, energetic and bold, celebrating the wondrous varieties of fruit… Fruit’ posters by Chris Dina | Trendland

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Sensitive Science « Seamless Blossom » is an interactive installation made without electronics, sensors or computer control but working only on air pressure. Blossom | trendtablet.com

HEALTHY NOTES

Juice detoxes have become increasingly popular, with celebrities photographed sipping on them regularly, the question is… Do juice detoxes really work? smh.com.au

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Why Some Olympians Load Up On Salad Instead Of Pasta. The Strategies depend a lot on the demands of the sport… | The Salt : NPR

“I love the Olympics, because they enable people from all over the world to come together and, regardless of their political or cultural differences, accuse each other of cheating.” ~Dave Barry, Boogers Are My Beat: More Lies, But Some Actual Journalism!

Delightfully yours,
Orsola Ciriello Kogan @ Food Meditations