Edamame Dumplings at KoiAll three Koi locations -- in Los Angeles, New York, and Las Vegas -- are hosting a fundraising effort this month to help famine victims in East Africa. Through August 14, half the proceeds from the sale of two new menu items will go toward the U.N. World Food Programm ... More >>
Previously, we've covered the Red Cross's efforts to help Japan, and answered the question of "What Is the Red Cross Doing With Your Donations to Japan?" Today the American Red Cross announced that the total amounted donated to Japan for relief following the earthquake and tsunami has reached ... More >>
Today, the Haitian elections board is expected to announce whether Wyclef Jean is eligible to run for the country's presidency. Hopefully, he isn't. (A five consecutive year Haitian residency requirement is what's standing between him and the race; how loosely the board interprets "residency" ... More >>
Dr. Nathan Myhrvold has a team of 15 people working to create a 1,500-page cookbook that will cover microbiology, food safety, the physics of heat transfer on the stove and in the oven, and formulas for turning fruit and vegetable juices into gels.
Following Kraft's recent unsucce ... More >>
Last week Lynn Nunes, who lost his Democratic nomination race against longtime incumbent Queens councilmember Thomas White by just four votes in the September 15 primary, told us he was challenging the result in court. The sticking point was affidavit ballots Nunes' people felt were improperly exclu ... More >>