5 hrs ago
A&J Meats & Seafood: Going strong after all these years
By Mike Dillon Consider this: One of Queen Anne's longest-running, most successful businesses has no website, e-mail or social-media presence.
9 hrs ago
A screen shot of the McDonald's Italy website shows its "Insalata di Pasta," being offered in Italy.
The fast-food giant is partnering with Italian pasta brand Barilla to serve a pasta salad with tuna, tomatoes, peppers, capers and olives with a price of 4.90 euros.
16 hrs ago
A laid-back bookstore to open in downtown Raleigh
The friends and business partners are taking a unique approach to sharing that passion by opening So & So Books , a downtown Raleigh independent bookstore, in a quaint, 300-square-foot space in the front of the in situ studio architecture firm on Person Street.
Thu May 23, 2013
Family yaks it up on Salem farm
With big cities in every direction, a herd of Tibetan yak grazing off Currie Road in Salem Township may create an unexpected picture.
Head to Mount Stuart for eatBute 2013
A fun- filled weekend of family entertainment is in store at Mount Stuart this holiday weekend at the 2013 eatBute festival.
East Hampton Farmers Market Opens Friday
After a very successful seventh season, the East Hampton Farmers Market will launch its eighth season on Friday, May 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and run during this time - rain or shine - every Friday through August 30.A farm stand in the heart of East Hampton, the farmers market provides residents with a source of locally grown or produced fresh ... (more)
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
'Foodies' spark reawakening of Grange in California
Jeanette York, left, holds the stencil that members of the California Food Literacy Center ironed onto T-shirts last week in Sacramento.
Wed May 22, 2013
Three Bay Area Makers Are Using Their Noodles
Photo by Annie Martin. Ramen may be having a renaissance, but it a isn't the only noodle in town-there's a revolution simmering in artisan Italian pasta too.
Christian Science Monitor
The Other Side of the Tiber
Standing in a police station in late '60s Rome, Wallis Wilde-Menozzi waited for a clerk to decide her fate.
Monterey County Herald
Mike Hale: Happy Girl Kitchen takes it slow
Carlo Petrini does not tick the pop culture meter. Folks atop bar stools do not toss around his name much because the modern world moves too fast to concern itself with someone who lives life in the slow lane.
La Grange Woman on Quest to Turn Lawns into Miniature Farms
Where once there was grass, beds of bare earth speckle Cheryl Vargas' yard. But soon an abundant harvest of blueberries, cucumbers and kale will spring from the soil.
Tue May 21, 2013
Riverdale Garage to become restaurant in Newmarket
Hopestill Garage will open in early August in Newmarket in the space that was Riverdale Garage, which rises on the hill above the Lamprey River falls and right across the street from the riverside mill buildings.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Cooking classes, upcoming
Avanti Savoia, 7610 Maynardville Pike, will host a 6:30 p.m. seating and a 7:45 p.m. seating for its Friday, May 31 balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil tasting event.
Manual Coffeemaker by Craighton Berman
Slow food, slow money, slow coffee: taking time to appreciate process is by design in the prototype MANUAL Coffeemaker by Craighton Berman , a single cup pour-over device that positions itself as a freestanding appliance rather than an accessory.
'Good, clean, fair': Slow Food Buffalo Niagara helps pull slingshot
This may be oversimplified, but I equate the issues within America's food industry as a David vs.
Mon May 20, 2013
Inter Press Service
Environmentalists See Seeds as Key to Agricultural Reform
Vandana Shiva, a scientist and environmental activist, presents plants to schoolchildren as part of the campaign "Gardens of Hope". Credit: Silvia Giannelli/IPS - As the global agricultural sector is faced with ever-greater challenges, the question of how to reform and improve the sector is a controversial and difficult one.
Sat May 18, 2013
UNC Asheville donates office space to FEAST
The nonprofit FEAST, an offshoot of Slow Food Asheville, has a new home at UNC Asheville.
Pete Mulvihill on Spring Vegetables
Don't forget: the books mentioned below are available at 20 percent off for tablehopper readers for two weeks following this mention at Green Apple Books - simply use the code "tablehopper" at checkout for your discount.
Pea shoots, root veggies join greens' abundance
This guide to Asheville-area tailgate markets is supplied by Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.
Fri May 17, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Travel guide: Ways for locavores to improvise on the road
Sarah Elton is a regular at the farmers market near her home in Toronto. She religiously checks labels and menus to make sure her food hasn't traveled far before arriving on her plate.