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8 min ago | The Kingman Daily Miner

California drought expected to hit shoppers' wallets

California's ongoing, record-breaking drought is expected to have a significant effect on produce prices in the near future.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Arizona State University, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

5 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Marking the holidays with Mark McEwan

He's one of Canada's shining culinary stars, and if anyone knows the landscape of Canada's food industry it would be chef Mark McEwan.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Top Chef, Television, Dining, Life, Holidays, Easter, Food, Recipes, Canada,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Denver Westword

Best Post-Yoga Lunch Spot

Nectar House, a sly little restaurant nestled inside Kindness Yoga, is an organic nosher's paradise that features a simple menu of enticing superfood salads, smoothies and creamy desserts.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

Fruit-veggie juices, building Bento boxes and avocado-green pea spread

Orange-carrot -This blend adds a little sweetness and bright acidity to dishes. Many contain apple, which when combined with citrus, gives a tart kick.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vitamin A, Supplement, Vitamin C


Wildflowers of the Franklin Trail

It's been about four decades since the general public has taken a peek at the wildflowers of Carpinteria's Franklin Trail.


Related Topix: Carpinteria, CA, Life, Food, Fruits

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Now Toronto

Dinner Saturday night, brunch Sunday morning.

Anyone who ever stood in line for hours at the old one-man operation will appreciate the now speedy service.


Related Topix: Anthony Bourdain, Life, Food, Chefs, Pork, Meat

Wall Street Journal

Movie Director Wally Pfister's Favorite Gadgets

The director of the sci-fi movie 'Transcendence' on foolproof coffee makers, silent farm gear and his go-to theater for viewing films in all their celluloid glory Clockwise from top left: Melitta Pour-Over coffee brewer; ArcLight Hollywood; Canon 5D; John Deere Gator TE; Roscolux Cinegel 3443 Quarter Straw CTS I've got a little citrus farm up ... (more)


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Theater, Arts, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Ojai, CA, Life, Food


The Price Of Produce Is Sky Rocketing - Here's How To Save

According to the Wall Street Journal , the price of produce is rising fast. Lettuce is projected to jump more than 30% in the coming months, avocados will rise 28%, and broccoli-22%.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Chronicle-Telegram

City officials defend mobile food truck

ELYRIA - A chef on wheels rolls to a location and serves food from a mobile kitchen.


Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Elyria, OH, Bar-B-Q

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Delicious smoothie: avocado chocolate

Smoothies are all the rage. They won't be going out of style any time soon. If you haven't gotten on the band wagon you may as well join in.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Medicine, Nutrition, Fruits

A roasted carrot salad to add to your springtime menus

Finally, spring has come! This roasted carrot salad is a wonderful way to welcome the warm weather - when it finally comes.


Related Topix: Weather, Recipes, Life, Food

The Village News

28th annual Avocado Festival a delight for all ages

At the 28th annual Fallbrook Avocado Festival, Ashlyn Clarke, left, 7, was named Little Miss Avocado, and David Gonzalez, 9, Little Mister Avocado.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fallbrook, CA, San Clemente, CA, Camp Pendleton, CA

San Francisco Magazine

Why Does God Hate Guacamole?

Fresh on the heels of the spike in lime prices - thanks to drug cartels in Michoacan that have been extorting money from the growers - comes another blow to guacamole, God's most perfect food.


Related Topix: Drugs, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

Why Chipotle Is Raising Menu Prices

Suffering from higher food costs, especially in meat, cheese and avocados, the Denver-based burrito chain is finally doing what Wall Street has long expected - it's raising menu prices.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining


Harley Pasternak: How to Avoid Packing on Easter and Passover Pounds

Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert Downey Jr. He's also a New York Times best-selling author, with titles including The Body Reset Diet and The 5-Factor Diet .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Agriculture, Science, CPU, Science / Technology, Recipes

Silicon Alley Insider

Chipotle's Steak Burrito With Cheese And Guacamole Is Putting The Squeeze On Profit Margins

"Food costs were 34.5% of revenue, an increase of 150 basis points driven by higher commodity costs," said management.


Related Topix: Meat, Life, Beef, Food

The University Star

Inside The Hitch

St. Pita's Offering a fresh take on classic Greek favorites, St. Pita's menu is nothing short of heavenly.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Recipes

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Drought in California may impact food prices

Purdue Agriculture Economist Corinne Alexander said California depends on snow during the winter months for water supply in the summer.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Indiana, Life, Food

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

California drought driving up food prices in Arizona

Certain produce prices are expected to increase because of the short supply, according to Timothy Richards , a professor at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University .


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Arizona State University, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food


Women quicker to embrace Gator Eggs

Something of a gender gap emerged in early reaction to Shanley Farms' newest product, Gator Eggs - single-serve avocados in an egg carton-like package.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Marketing, Morro Bay, CA