December 21st, 2012
05:15 PM ET
Share this on:

Food delivered to your gate at the touch of a screen? It sounds too good to be true, but it's happening at a handful or airports.

About 7,000 Apple iPads are being installed at La Guardia Airport in New York, Toronto Pearson International in Ontario and Minneapolis-St. Paul International in the Twin Cities in a collaboration between airport food and beverage provider OTG Management and Delta Air Lines.
FULL POST

Posted by:
Filed under: Airports • Technology • Travel


October 15th, 2012
06:00 PM ET
Share this on:

What drink pairs best with an entrée of fake bloody brains? “Brain Belt Cranium” beer. Duh.

The beer was a limited edition replacement for “Grain Belt Premium,” created by August Schell Brewing Company, specifically for a night when the living dead come out to feast on flesh and, more importantly, to drink.

It’s the eighth annual Twin Cities Zombie Pub Crawl. What started as a gathering of 80-100 zombie-philes in 2005 has grown to an event that brings in about 30,000 people.
FULL POST

Posted by:
Filed under: Bars • Sip • Weird News


August 30th, 2011
10:00 AM ET
Share this on:

Watching Minnesota Vikings starting safety Husain Abdullah on the sun-drenched field during practice on a recent afternoon, you’d never guess he hasn’t had any food or drink since sunrise.

Abdullah is an observant Muslim, which during Ramadan – the Islamic holy month that ends Monday night – means no eating or drinking from sunup to sundown, not even water.

“My religion is very important to me," Abdullah said after practice. "I mean, it’s the basis of my life.”

Read Despite daily Ramadan fast, Muslim NFLer trains for the season

Posted by:
Filed under: Culture • Dietary Restrictions • Ramadan • Religion


Pinterest
Archive
July 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jun    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  
| Part of