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Is Wine Really Healthier Than Beer? | Time

Beginning in the 1980s, researchers noticed that the French—despite typically eating a diet with lots of foods containing saturated fat and cholesterol—had lower than expected rates of heart disease and early death. Some called this phenomenon the “French paradox,” and they went to work figuring out an explanation. Wine emerged as a …

Maska Bun and Irani Chai at New Irani – Gastro Obscura

Behind a bare-bones concrete exterior and amid crumbling walls, a cafe serves what may be Ahmedabad’s sweetest buns. Hidden behind a concrete exterior with a fading sign, the New Irani restaurant in Ahmedabad’s old town is easy to miss. Even when you enter, the interior’s crumbling walls give little indication …