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4 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Red Lobster tries acting like a fancier restaurant

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher like fancier restaurants.


Related Topix: Seafood, Life

8 hrs ago | Daily Journal

A double-header of biopics for Chadwick Boseman

To become James Brown for the film "Get on Up," Boseman needed to rely on an entirely different skill set.


Related Topix: 42, The Express, Persons Unknown, Entertainment, Television, Chadwick Boseman, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Potatoes, Life, Vegetables

12 hrs ago | Daily World

Everyone needs bread - even during Israel-Gaza conflict

Salamah Al-Yazji is busy in the best of times. But these days, the baker bakes bread non-stop - sometimes under heavy bombardment - to serve his neighborhood and make sure that those who were breaking the Ramadan fast at sunset had something to eat.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Bread,

16 hrs ago | KMIZ

He lost 100 pounds with a plant-based diet

Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.


Related Topix: Life, Dieting, Vegetables, Drink, Milk, Vegetarian, Nutrition

17 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Fast food sever disrespects Aretha

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her take-away inside the restaurant.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Life, Hamburger

21 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Paneer jalebi, Shahi tukda..feasting on traditional sweets this Eid

As Eid-ul-Fitr nears, the lanes and bylanes of the Jama Masjid are packed with people who go around from stall to stall tasting their offerings.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Candy, Recipes

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News Observer

Activists stage protest against foie gras in Reno

Billy Howard of the group called Foie Gras Free Reno says activists were upset a local company rented the Wilbur D. May Museum and offered meals that included a foie gras creme brulee dessert.


Related Topix: Life, Foie Gras, Washoe County, NV

The Star Press

Indiana fruit crops take another weather beating

The polar vortex that plunged Indiana into a deep freeze in January has taken a toll on the state's peach crop, and an April cold snap has done the same for apples.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Bedford, IN

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters

The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney.


Related Topix: Life, Bread, Baked Goods, Dining, Health, Celiac Disease

Northern Michigan News

Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Dorsey, 53, is trying to change that. He is among about 500 people across the United States who have participated in a program to learn about cooking fresh foods based on traditional African cuisine.


Related Topix: Life, Meat, Chicken, Vegetables

Lowell Sun

Food to crafts, a feast for the senses

Whatever you do, don't call it a hamburger. It's called a losh kebab and the Armenian Relief Society was offering the burger-like cuisine as their signature dish at the Lowell Folk Festival Saturday.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Bread, Vegetables, South America, World News, Colombia

West Australian

Scandal-hit China food firm withdrawing all products, U.S. parent says

The parent company of a scandal-hit Chinese food supplier said it is withdrawing all products made by the subsidiary.


Related Topix: Life, Chinese Cuisine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

A palooza of a price for a hot dog and a wedge

Why does it seem everyone with the knowledge of how to operate a stove, a mouth, a tongue and mom's recipe for fried chicken honestly believes they can take a vacant restaurant space, remodel it, and suddenly have an overnight culinary success on their hands? Are people that foolish? I was.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Recipes, Restaurant Management, Kenwood, CA

The Fresno Bee

Thousands expected at Gilroy Garlic Festival

The annual festival of music, cooking demonstrations and garlic-flavored treats takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Gilroy, about 30 miles south of San Jose.


Related Topix: Life, Food Festival

USA Today

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience More than 1,300 workers gathered to add sit-down strikes and restaurant occupations Check out this story on In this May 20, 2014, file photo, Rev.


Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Albany, NY

ABC News

Custody Death to Mar NYC Mayor's Return From Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.


Related Topix: Life, Pizza, New York, Hunter College, City University of New York

Deming Headlight

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Life, Hamburger, Myrtle Creek, OR

WLKY-TV Louisville

Police investigate 4th fast-food armed robbery this month



Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Jeffersontown, KY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Restaurants pressed on salt targets

Councils have called on restaurants and pub chains to stop "dragging their heels" and sign up to salt reduction targets.


Related Topix: Life, Fast Food


Researchers Return to Real World After Four Months on 'Mars'

Six researchers who have been living in a mock-up Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano returned to the real world Friday, feeling a breeze and hearing birds for the first time in four months.


Related Topix: Life, Vegetables