On the Hunt for Gamalost Cheese, Norway’s 'Viking Viagra'
Cheesemakers are riffing on the mythic "old cheese" with hopes to make it part of the Norwegian diet again.
A Brief Guide to the 12,000+ Swedish Songs About Doing Shots
For the past 15 years, one woman has organized both national and world championships to find the single best drinking song.
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An Ode to Salad Cream, the Disturbingly Gelatinous Condiment of My Dreams
For over a century now, Salad Cream has been quietly giving mayonnaise a run for its money in the United Kingdom.
A Brief History of the People Paid to Eat Other People's Sins Away
Bread placed on the chest of the laid-out body sucked up the sins of Victorian-era dead, which would then be consumed by a paid professional.
This Ancient Mayan Ceremonial Liquor Is Finding Its Way to a Bar Near You
Pox, a moonshine-like liquor used for Tzotzil Maya ceremonies for centuries, is finally making commercial inroads. Why now?
Brewers in the Pacific Northwest Are Turning Christmas Trees into Beer
Why shouldn't beer taste like Christmas morning?