Michelin North America, Inc., announced Thursday it is voluntarily recalling about 841,000 of its BFGoodrich and Uniroyal tires because tread-belt separation may cause them to lose tread and/or deflate quickly.
"My family comes from San Fele, in southern Italy, and growing up in Asbury Park, New Jersey, my house was always filled with relatives from the old country --sleeping in chairs, eating, and drinking my uncle's homemade red wine.
Kashi Shodeinde turned the ignition and his battered truck convulsed as black fumes poured from the exhaust. His precious cargo of bottled Guinness beer rattled as he set off into the gauntlet of Lagos' potholed roads and traffic.
A renowned restaurant that was closed after diners reported becoming ill can reopen Thursday, although the exact source of the outbreak has not been identified, British health authorities said Wednesday.
A recent study on global wellbeing showed the Danes to be the happiest people on the planet and with about a fifth of them living in their capital it stands to reason that Copenhagen must be a little bit special.
Last year, the Michelin guide's first foray into Tokyo left the city with some 190 Michelin stars, compared with 95 in Paris and 50 in London and New York. Of course, that's partly down to the sheer number of eateries in Tokyo -- estimated at more than 180,000 establishments -- but it's also testimony to the reverence Tokyoites have for fresh ingredients prepared with the utmost care.
With its membership in the European Union, many things are changing in Portugal. Day after day the roads here were messing up my itinerary -- I'd arrive in town hours before I thought I would. I remember a time when there were absolutely no freeways in Portugal. Now, the country has plenty. They build them so fast, even my Michelin map is missing new ones.
It's a universal truth: People are more passionate about food than tires. Over 100 years after Michelin first published its restaurant guides, they remain one of the French company's signature products - even though they make up less than 1% of its $21 billion in sales.
Some 15,000 members of the United Steelworkers went on strike at 16 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plants in the United States and Canada Thursday after the union rejected the company's latest contract proposal.
From the time he was a teenager, Bernard Loiseau had one overarching ambition: to be the chef of a restaurant rated three stars in France's annual Michelin Guide, the leading arbiter of the country's restaurants.
Bright green truffles, carrot-flavored foam and liquid that tastes like olives may sound like odd dishes, but they are among those that have helped Spanish restaurant El Bulli earn its reputation as one of the best in the world.
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New York natives and visitors craving more criticism will soon have another guide to turn to. In November, Michelin will make its U.S. debut with a New York City restaurant guide containing bons mo...
Hi-tech features like electronic stability control and traction control can help keep your car from skidding out of control of wet or snowy pavement. But they can only make the most of the whatever traction your tires have available to them.