Like the USA’s 5-medal swimming champ Missy Franklin, the Summer Olympics went by really fast. It’s hard to pick a favorite Olympic moment, between watching athletes barely old enough to drive do multiple back flips on a 4″ beam or that one time Michael Phelps won more medals than any Olympian ever. But we’ll mostly miss the great excuse the competition provided to try out several international dishes, each as impressive as its country’s athletic masters. In case you missed it, here’s a round-up of all of our Olympic coverage, from our Opening Ceremony party menu to gold medal-Olympian’s lavish taste for $3149 cocktails.
Classy Ladies Alie and Georgia gathered some of our favorite national cocktails from all over the world.
Get two iron-bodied menus inspired by Michael Phelps and Carmelita Jeter.
We put together our best gold and silver recipes so you can live like an Olympic champion.
Cooking Channel served up mini-marathons of The Boys of Summer (Bobby Deen, Bobby Flay, and Alton Brown) for those who needed a break from the 2012 Olympics.
A club in London handed out £2,012 cocktails to gold medal-winning Olympians.
Goodbye, Olympics. We look forward to your figure skating in February 2014.