Food and Drinks

Mardi Gras brings $1B to New Orleans economy

Mardi Gras, also called Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday, has its roots in medieval Christianity. The celebrations were a way to prepare for Lent -- a time of fasting -- which begins on Ash Wednesday.

What is Beyond Meat?

The California-based startup mimics meat so closely in taste and texture its products are now being served up at juicy burger chains.