Food and drink

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Spanish-American chef José Andrés speaks during a "Get out the vote," rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton rally in Tampa, Fla. A day after President Donald Trump said he plans to attend Game 5 of the World Series, the Washington Nationals announced the ceremonial first pitch at that game will be thrown out by chef José Andrés, a vocal critic of Trump. (Andres Leiva/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
October 26, 2019 - 12:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after President Donald Trump said he plans to attend Game 5 of the World Series, the Washington Nationals announced the ceremonial first pitch at that game will be thrown by chef José Andrés, a vocal critic of Trump. Andrés, a prominent local restaurant owner and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings' Adam Thielen (19) runs with the ball after a reception against the Seattle Seahawks in the second half of an NFL football game, in Seattle. Thielen’s Thursdays usually are busy. The star wide receiver has a full practice with the Minnesota Vikings as they implement their game plan for the upcoming opponent. Thielen’s football those days isn’t limited to working out with his teammates, though. This season, he’s hosting “Thursdays With Thielen,” which basically is a chili-fest across the nation focused on the cuisine of cities teams playing in the Thursday night game represent. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
August 29, 2019 - 2:18 am
Adam Thielen's Thursdays usually are busy. The star wide receiver has a full practice with the Minnesota Vikings as they implement their game plan for the upcoming opponent. Thielen's football those days isn't limited to working out with his teammates, though. This season, he's hosting "Thursdays...
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In this Aug. 3, 2019 photo, Thiagus Petrus, a member of the Brazilian handball team poses for photos while he takes a break from eating ceviche at the international center outside the Pan American athletes' village in Lima, Peru. Peruvian food was the star at the recent Pan Am Games. Athletes from 41 countries across the Americas tasted the highly-regarded cuisine that blends indigenous traditions with European, African and Asian influences with an abundance of seafood from the Pacific Ocean’s cold Humboldt current. (AP Photo/Luis Andres Henao)
August 16, 2019 - 12:51 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Olympic swimmer Renzo Tjon-a-Joe from Suriname says his "love affair" with Peruvian cuisine began during his recent trip to the capital of Lima for the Pan American Games. Days after eating at "Central," the self-proclaimed foodie still savored the journey of flavors — from the...
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This Sept. 18, 2015 photo shows fans arrive at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, Calif., for a minor-league baseball game between the Fresno Grizzlies and the Round Rock Express. Fresno authorities say a man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a Grizzlies game. Fresno Sheriff spokesman Tony Botti says 41-year-old Dana Hutchings, of Fresno, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 shortly after arriving at a hospital. Botti says an autopsy on Hutchings will be done Thursday to determine a cause of death. (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP)
August 14, 2019 - 7:56 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresno Sheriff spokesman Tony Botti said. An autopsy...
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The pack rides during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 208 kilometers (130 miles) with start in Embrun and finish in Valloire, France, Thursday, July 25, 2019. (AP Photo/ Christophe Ena)
July 25, 2019 - 12:53 pm
SAINT-MICHEL-DE-MAURIENNE, France (AP) — At the foothills of the Col d'Izoard, the scene of some Tour de France memorable feats, the small village of Arvieux is home to a children's paradise. Created in 1920, the wooden toys' cooperative "L'Alpin chez Lui," which roughly translates as the "Mountain...
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Spectators watch the riders during the fifteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 185 kilometers (114,95 miles) with start in Limoux and finish in Prat d'Albis, France, Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
July 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm
SAINT-SAVIN, France (AP) — It's a Tour de France dilemma: When you've found a gem of a hotel with a knockout restaurant along the race route, do you greedily keep the precious address to yourself? Then again, a pleasure shared is a pleasure doubled, and Le Viscos in the picture-postcard village of...
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A spectator watches the pack as he rides during the fourteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 117,5 kilometers (73 miles) with start in Tarbes and finish at the Tourmalet pass, France, Saturday, July 20, 2019. (AP Photo/ Christophe Ena)
July 20, 2019 - 1:15 pm
LA MONGIE, France (AP) — It's one of the unwritten rules of the Tour de France. When the riders go uphill, cholesterol levels do, too. Up in the Pyrenees where crops can't grow, meats replace them on the menu: Sausages, cured ham from the southwestern Bigorre region, duck breast, pork pate,...
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France's Julian Alaphilippe wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey rides during the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 27.2 kilometers (16.9 miles) with start and finish in Pau, France, Friday, July 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
July 19, 2019 - 1:32 pm
PAU, France (AP) — A classic base camp at the Tour de France, the city of Pau is a food lovers' paradise. Visited on Friday by the Tour peloton for the 71st time after hosting the race for the first time in 1930, the birthplace of 16th-century king Henri IV is stuffed with restaurants serving...
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The pack rides during the twelfth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 209,5 kilometers (130 miles) with start in Toulouse and finish in Bagneres-de-Bigorre, France, Thursday, July 18, 2019. (AP Photo/ Christophe Ena)
July 18, 2019 - 12:55 pm
BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France (AP) — Even in the July heat of a French summer, when many are glued to the Tour de France on TV, on vacation, or both, a piping-hot sweat-inducing cassoulet still hits the spot. Picking through the bean stew that is a specialty of the French southwest, the Tour's...
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The pack rides past cows wearing jerseys during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 230 kilometers (142,9 miles) with start in Belfort and finish in Chalon sur Saone, France, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
July 14, 2019 - 1:34 pm
BRIOUDE, France (AP) — After thrusting their arms in victory at the finish line, Tour de France stage winners are greeted by hostesses on the podium. As well as the yellow jersey, the Tour de France race leader is usually handed flowers and a fluffy lion, the mascot of a long-time sponsor of the...
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