The best Valentine’s Day food gifts for guys

I’ve never been one to scoff at fresh flowers or chocolate (dark chocolate, in case anyone I know is reading). But if you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day food gift with a little more meat on its bones, there are endless options to whet even a caveman-esque appetite. The internet is chock-full of edible gift ideas for the big guy in your life, from cured beef bouquets (you read that right) to fine artisan sauces, boxes of high-end beef cuts and even Valentine’s Day-themed bagels fresh from a New York bakery. A good bottle of bourbon or cologne is always fun to unwrap but, honestly, you can probably do a little better if you put your mind to it — and we’re willing to help.

Yup. We tied on our napkin and rolled up our sleeves to serve you up some of the best food gift ideas for the boys

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What is nomadic cuisine? Find out at this new Latin fusion restaurant in Wynwood

Feb. 4—Andean culture is about to meet Latin fusion in Wynwood.

Restaurateur Diego D’Alvia, who owns the Rex- Best Chivito in Town restaurants in Buenos Aires, is opening Wakyu Restaurant & Bar in Miami next week.

The 2,000-square-foot restaurant, which has indoor and outdoor seating, considers its kitchen experimental. Helmed by Milan-born Chef Matteo Gritti, it aspires to what it calls “nomadic-inspired” cuisine.

What does that mean?

It means you can start with light dishes such as the Krunchies Tuber & Beet Hummus. You can hit the raw bar and order hot and cold fresh tapas. Want something cold? Try the Phantom Ceviche with Patagonia trout, vegetable pickles and green gazpacho which blends Spanish, Peruvian and Mexican flavors. Prefer hot tapas? Get the Arancini stuffed with goat cheese and burnt aioli.

Main courses include the Octopus in The Coral Reef with eggplant, beetroot and red coral, Wayku’s nod to Surf

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How Comfort Food Can Sharpen Your Mind and Support Weight Loss

Good Spanish food doesn’t get much better than paella,” tweeted Jamie Oliver in 2016, before casually mentioning that his recipe for it included chorizo. The response from Spain was immediate – and brutal. Some compared the unconventional addition of the spiced meat to the desecration of the Ecce Homo Jesus fresco in Zaragoza; others went as far as suggesting that they’d kill him. “I had death threats,” Oliver said on The Graham Norton Show, “because of a bit of sausage.”



a pan of food on a wooden table: There's more to your bangers and mash than you think


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There’s more to your bangers and mash than you think

It was yet another manifestation of Oliver’s apparent war on the world’s traditional rice recipes, whose front lines have extended from a flagrantly inauthentic egg-fried rice to a parsley- and-coriander-loaded joll of rice that seemed closer in spirit to West Acton than to West Africa. But the anger of the purists is, perhaps, misplaced. These dishes are

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Judge orders organic food for ‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley, who claims his ‘shamanic’ beliefs require it

U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth agreed Wednesday to a request from Jacob Chansley, the 33-year-old “QAnon Shaman” arrested for participation in the Jan. 6 violent siege of the U.S. Capitol, that he be served only organic food in the D.C. correctional facility. Chansley’s “shamanic belief system and way of life” includes a strict organic diet, his lawyer Albert Watkins wrote in a brief Wednesday, and if his client eats foods with “unnatural chemicals,” the result is “systemic responses that are not simply discomforting, but debilitating and, notably, dehydrating.”



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“QAnon Shaman”

Watkins said Chansley, who also goes by the name Jake Angeli, has not eaten since Jan. 25 and has lost more than 20 pounds in jail. Eric Glover, general counsel for the D.C. Department of Corrections, said Tuesday it isn’t true that Chansley has fasted for more than a week. The Department of Corrections said in

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