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I Tried The “Skin Icing” Trend All Over TikTok

Not long ago, I interviewed Victoria Beckham about her glowing-skin routine. Her top tip for reducing puffiness came from renowned facialist Melanie Grant, who told her to dunk her face into a bowl of ice water or take some ice cubes and roll them around on her face. Beckham told me that she swears by the surprising quick fix after traveling or having a glass of wine. While it sounded a little unusual at the time (though certainly budget-conscious), it looks like it might have caught on. The “skin icing”

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Editor’s note: We get it. It can be difficult to keep up with the fast pace of Austin’s restaurant and bar scene. We have you covered with our regular roundup of essential food news.

Openings and closings

A new Irish pub/beer garden/microbrewery is bringing a touch of “Irish Happy and Texas Friendly” to Round Rock, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Located down the road from the Dell Diamond and Kalahari Resorts Texas at 4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery is helmed by former Driskill Grill chef Josh Watkins, whose offerings include

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“Food is love” is something you’ve heard a million times if you’ve watched “Top Chef” or just about any series where the stars wield saucepans. But in the movies, food is not just love. It’s everything.

The classic example is “Like Water for Chocolate,” where an unfortunate young woman’s dreams are thwarted by her family. In both the movie and the novel on which it’s based, her emotions — passion, disappointment, sorrow — become ingredients in the food she cooks. The characters who eat what she whips up experience sensual pleasure, worry, even death (it’s a tragedy).

Many films, including

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In just two years from its start, the New York Times’ food section had fostered a robust online community of cooking enthusiasts around its Facebook group, amassing a following of 77,000 members who talked about all things cooking, baking, roasting and more.

And on Tuesday, the Times dumped the Facebook group.

In a surprise message to members, the editors of New York Times Cooking noted that while the Facebook group “offered each other recipes and tips” and “supported each other in hard times,” it was time to hand this group over to its members. The message went on to say

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Olo, which makes online ordering software for restaurants, saw shares soar 39% in its public market debut on Wednesday.

The company priced shares at $25 per share, raising about $450 million at a valuation of $3.6 billion. The stock closed on Wednesday at $34.75 per share. Olo had initially said that its target price was $16 to $18 per share, before raising it to $20 to $22 per share on Monday. The stock is trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “OLO.”

“For us, we are so well known within the restaurant industry but so unknown outside

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Federal health officials are warning people not to drink Real Water brand alkaline water as the product may be linked to liver illness in five children in the Las Vegas-area.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it was notified of five cases of acute nonviral hepatitis resulting in acute liver failure in infants and young children that occurred in November 2020 in the Southern Nevada Health District. The patients from four different households were all hospitalized, but they have since recovered. 


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