Review: Amazon meal kits offer easy dinners _ for a price

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn't have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced meals. ...

Soy 'milk'? Even federal agencies can't agree on terminology

NEW YORK (AP) — Dairy farmers want U.S. regulators to banish the term "soy milk," but documents show even government agencies haven't always agreed on what to call such drinks. The U...

Israel's David Grossman wins International Booker Prize

LONDON (AP) — Israeli author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel "A Horse Walks Into a Bar." The award was announced Wednesday in London. ...

Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Before she was charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter, Reality Leigh Winner shared sometimes scathing opinions on President Donald Trump and his policies for th...

Techno-infused opera about Steve Jobs gets new backers

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A techno-infused opera about the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has earned the financial backing of opera companies in San Francisco and Seattle, ensuring the musical medita...

Amos Oz, David Grossman among Intl Booker Prize nominees.

LONDON (AP) — Two of Israel's most renowned authors and an Argentine first-time novelist are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction. David Grossman's ...

No meat, but sweets: CEO says vegetarians dig their desserts

NEW YORK (AP) — Pret a Manger says its two vegetarian-only shops sell far more desserts than its other stores — a quirk it says may indicate that people want to treat themselves more after they feel t...

Escape of cattle from St. Louis slaughterhouse spurs roundup

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Half a dozen cattle apparently had a beef with a St. Louis slaughterhouse and high-tailed it out of there, spawning an hours-long police chase and an online fundraising drive to spare...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei Introduces A New Dining Concept

21 March, 2017 – Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is pleased to present a brand-new dining experience at the contemporary and modern-designed Café Un Deux Trois located on the 5th floor of the h...

2nd helping: American brings back free meals on some flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says it will offer free meals to everyone in economy on certain cross-country flights starting May 1. The decision at the world's biggest airline copi...

Indian Holi Festival coming to Taipei March 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Bringing a splash of color to mark the beginning of spring in the Hindu calendar, the 2017 Holi in Taipei festival will be hosted by the Indian festival Committee at the L...

McCartney hits high, Met Ball preview at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — The rocking soundtrack blasting out the lyrics "Stella's On" had guests including Pamela Anderson and Salma Hayek tapping their feet at the gilded Opera Garnier venue in Paris. ...

Chickpea crepes boast flavor _ and nutrition

I've always loved crepes, those elegant, paper-thin French pancakes. They're great containers for any filling and — as long as you have the proper pan — they're really a cinch to make. But let's face ...

How stars spend a month getting ready for Oscars' red carpet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like prom for movie stars, the Academy Awards is Hollywood's most glamorous night. It's also the most photographed celebrity event of the year, its starry images beamed instantly ar...

Top 11 places to take your Taipei Valentine

Taipei (Taiwan, News) -- It's never easy trying to figure out the perfect place to impress on Valentine's Day, especially since everyone has a different idea of what is romantic. To some,...