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1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

The words we use for everyday foods contain clues to their origins and hint at their ancient travels across the globe as they merge, fuse and sometimes take on different forms altogether. Stanford University linguist Dan Jurafsky unpacked some of the history Friday with All Things Considered's Robert Siegel and in his book, The Language of Food .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Stanford University, Seafood, Recipes

5 hrs ago | SFGate

We Went And Experienced Olive Garden Firsthand - And It's Clear The Brand Needs Help

Olive Garden's business is under scrutiny after a hedge fund published a 294-page takedown of the brand that criticized its breadsticks strategy, inauthentic menu, and "barely edible" food. 12:21 p.m. We arrive at the restaurant, which is mostly empty.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Dining, Life, Food

9 hrs ago | Eater

Menu Porn: Water & Wall Will Get a New Lunch Pop-Up Next Month

Water & Wall clearly had a successful run with its Chinese pop-up lunch menu it launched in August. They extended the menu through September, and the restaurant also announced today it will hold a different pop-up in October , this one with a Chesapeake Watershed theme.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

11 hrs ago | City Pages

The 10 Most Underrated Restaurants in the Twin Cities

People love lauding the latest thing, but what of the tried and true classics that stand the test of time? These 10 restaurants are the old guard of the Twin Cities. They're not the trendiest or most modern places to grab a bite, but they deliver solid -- if not spectacular -- meals time and again.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

15 hrs ago | City Pages

Sassy Spoon Food Truck to Transition into Nokomis Brick-and-Mortar

For health-conscious lovers of full-flavored foods, what could be better than a restaurant run by a registered dietician -- especially one who emphasizes the nutritional wonders of lard? Three years ago, Tamara Brown decided to educate the public about nutrition, not through individual office consultations, but with her Sassy Spoon food truck. She's done so well that this winter, she'll be ditching the truck for a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Nokomis neighborhood.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Dining

19 hrs ago | Journal

Green Mill restaurant opens

After six months of construction and renovations the Green Mill Restaurant is open for business. The official grand opening is planned for the near future, but customers are already sampling its menu.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, New Ulm, MN

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Vancouver Sun

How most restaurants get calorie-informed dining wrong

Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Medicine, Nutrition

Upsetting the coffee cart: Federal regulations limit curriculum along with choices

Jerome Anderson and Kelvin McLemore, both students in the Workplace Readiness program at Marietta High School, broke the coffee cart out of storage Monday to deliver some piping-hot coffee to regular patron teachers.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Kids, Family

The Local Fry specialty fry shop coming to Federal Hill

Kevin Irish from Ireland met his now wife Baltimorean Elizabeth while she was living in Europe and upon their marriage moved to back to the United States in 2009. Now with 4 years under their aprons as proprietors of a West Baltimore wing and sub shop they decided to try their own new restaurant concept, enter The Local Fry.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Baltimore, MD, Dining, Potatoes, Vegetables

Maldonandburnham Standard

STARS flocked to Southend as a new steak and lobster restaurant opened its doors for the first time.

Former rugby player and current Strictly Come Dancing contestant Thom Evans set pulses racing as did glamour model and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Casey Batchelor when they appeared at the launch of seafront restaurant Bourgee. The venue in Eastern Esplanade, formerly Tiffins Indian restaurant, also played host to celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, TOWIE star Ferne McCann and her boyfriend Charlie Sims.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games


7 things you can only get in Indianapolis

For some reason, sports in Indianapolis get all the attention. But instead of focusing on the Indy 500 or the Colts, we should start paying attention to the Midwestern capital city's food scene.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Life, Food, Dining, Beer, Drink

Broward-Palm Beach

Best New Restaurant in Broward County

Chef/owner Philip Darmon is an Australian native who spent the past decade traveling the globe, cooking for the rich and famous aboard luxury motor yachts.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Broward County, FL, Foie Gras, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dining

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Farm-to-Fork's rapid growth stuns its Sacramento organizers

On Halloween 2012, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, flanked by chefs and restaurateurs from throughout the region, stood in downtown's Cesar Chavez Plaza and proudly proclaimed Sacramento "America's Farm-to-Fork Capital." Even Mike Testa, who would take on much of the "Farm-to-Fork" marketing efforts as senior vice president of convention sales and business development with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, admitted that "if you had told me on that Halloween that it would grow as quickly as it has, I would have told you that you were crazy."


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Restaurant Management, Marketing, Life, Food

Food review: Greyhound Enoteca, Old Beaconsfield

CONVERTING a pub into a restaurant is a risky business, with the soul of the building too often sucked out in the process. As such, I was apprehensive about my trip to Beaconsfield's Greyhound Enoteca, but I was relieved to be greeted by a bubbly, welcoming warmth from the recently revamped former boozer.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Italian Cuisine, Seafood

The New Zealand Herald

Privacy please: Auckland's private dining spots

From an underground wine library to a potager garden room, Danielle Wright finds private places to dine out in and around Auckland. You might not know it, but some of your favourite restaurants have private dining rooms tucked away out of sight.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Wedding, Food, Dining, Home Gardening, Home

East Anglian Daily Times

Woodbridge: What's on the menu for town's third seafood festival?

Seafood lovers will soon salivate for the freshest shellfish as it makes the short journey form riverbed to plate for a town's third foodie festival. The third Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival, from October 3-5, promises to be bigger than ever, featuring a programme of cooking demonstrations, hot and cold seafood specialities, oyster bars, historical talks, fishing boats, progressive suppers, crabbing competitions, craft stalls, live music and activities suitable for all ages.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Dining, Food Festival, Agriculture, Science

CBS Atlanta

Two perfect days in Camden, Maine

Straight up, over ice, or frozen, daiquiris are just as good now as when Hemingway drank them. Of course, like many classics, the daiquiri is easy to make and easy to get wrong.


Related Topix: Camden, ME, Tea, Drink, Portland, ME, Life, Food, Dining

News Max

Minimum Wage Hike Will Kill Fast-Food Jobs

KFI AM radio in Los Angeles recently reported on a strike by fast-food workers for a minimum wage of $15 an hour. This is more than double the current U.S. minimum and a $6 increase in the current California minimum of $9, which was raised Mouthpieces for the strikers - usually union representatives who hope to unionize workers in the future and siphon off some of the wage increase in the form of dues - complain that a single adult with a child really needs to make $29.34 There are two basic problems with these fast-food fundamentalists and their demand for higher wages.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Dining

Top tucker served Down Under

"How about we cook a kangaroo tail for afternoon tea, Pete?" suggests my charismatic aboriginal host Neville, as I cast a fishing rod into the river and keep an eye out for crocodiles. It seems a strange choice for a pastime usually associated with sandwiches and cakes, but having developed a taste for 'roo burger' on a previous trip Down Under, this is one bush tucker trial I won't be turning down.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Life, Food, Dining, Europe, United Kingdom, Western Australia, Australia Travel

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bistro Zinc, the Parisian bistro celebrates 16th anniversary

Nestled in Chicago's Gold Coast, Bistro Zinc transports guests to a Parisian bistro with both food and decor. For sixteen years, this French restaurant has been wowing diners.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chicago, IL, Dining, Gold Coast (Chicago, IL), Heirloom Tomatoes, Pudding