5 Things to Know about Terroir Budapest 2017


An eclectic gathering of chefs, producers and food industry leaders came together at Terroir Budapest on the 30th October 2017 to explore the fascinating gastronomy and wines of Hungary, and discuss the exciting future of this emerging food destination. The one-day food forum – an offshoot of a successful annual Canadian symposium – was a hive of talks, learning salons, ...

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Travis Scott, Injured Fan's Own Mom Took Rapper's Side in Concert Lawsuit


Travis Scott Injured Fan’s Own Mom Took Rapper’s Side in Concert Lawsuit 11/2/2017 12:55 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Travis Scott did not incite anyone at his April 30 concert to jump from the balconies, and although an injured fan is now suing the rapper, the fan’s own mom disputed the claim that Travis was responsible. Kyle Green is suing Travis, claiming ...

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WhatsApp fight back


Image copyright Getty Images A series of allegations against prominent men has begun to surface on social media – in all-female groups on WhatsApp, shared Google Docs, and Facebook pages – in the wake of allegations of sexual assault and rape against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Leaks about British politicians have reached political reporters, but there are further allegations about ...

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5 Ways to Make Fear Work For You


We’ve all been told that fear is a bad thing. It makes us weak. It makes us insecure. It keeps us from achieving our goals. But what if everything we think we know about fear is wrong? Kristen Ulmer knows fear intimately. One of the best extreme skiers in the world for 12 years, ...

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One-of-a Kind Dishes You Have to Try in Singapore


Singapore may be just 52 years old but its national dishes – be it chilli crabs or chicken rice – have gained international fame and it’s not surprising to find these uniquely Singapore delicacies dished out in eateries in far-flung countries. Over the past 12 years however, a coterie of local chefs has started to create their own unique styles ...

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'If Love Is Love, I Wanna Marry My Child': Australia's Slippery Slope Toward Gay Marriage


SYDNEY, Australia — The same-sex marriage battle has come to Australia as Aussies face the final days of a postal survey to redefine marriage in their country. So far, 75 percent have voted and preliminary results show a majority approving legalized marriage between people of the same sex. The postal survey has drawn controversy across the country but it has ...

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5-Year-old Empties Piggy Bank to Buy Milk For Classmate – and Raises Money to Buy Hundreds More


This 5-year-old has always had milk with every meal – so when she noticed that one of her classmates couldn’t afford to buy a carton of her own, she decided to take matters into her own hands. Two weeks ago, Sunshine Oelfke’s grandmother Jackie Sue spotted the youngster emptying out her piggy bank and counting the coins. She then dumped all ...

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Essar sell-offs mark turning point in distressed Indian industries


Amid a crowded field, Essar stands out as one of the most troubled groups in India, and has attracted heated speculation about its need to offload assets in recent months. Earlier this year, Essar’s oil refining unit was sold to a group led by Russia’s Rosneft, much to the satisfaction of creditors. Soon to go on the block will be ...

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Scott Pickett: 'The Kitchen Is My Home'


Scott Pickett’s rise to chef stardom has been stratospheric. At 18 he won gold in Australia’s prestigious Salon Culinaire competition. He cut his teeth under Phillippe Mouchel at Paul Bocuse, and then had trials with Gordon Ramsay and Marco Pierre White in London, before settling at The Square under Phillip Howard. It was there he earned the nickname ‘The Digger’. After ...

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Trump diminishes Papadopoulos, former foreign policy adviser, as a ‘young, low level volunteer’


President Trump walks across the South lawn of the White House to board Marine One on Sept 29. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump on Tuesday belittled George Papadopoulos, the former foreign policy adviser who tried to broker connections between Trump campaign and Russian officials, as a “young, low level volunteer” as he sought to distance himself and his campaign from ...

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