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So You Want To Open A Restaurant — Are You Crazy? Part 1/10

This is the first installment in a 10-part series on "How To Open and Run a Restaurant". In par..

Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 9

On Saturday, May 9, the U.S. Postal Service is partnering with the National Association ..

The Dating Game: Food Dating, That Is

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Researchers Weigh Adding Lithium in Drinking Water To Prevent Suicides

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Interview with Eli and Max Sussman, Co-Author of Freshman in the Kitchen

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Ernest & Julio Gallo Sues Mom & Pop Winery Over The Word â”Roosterâ”

Shakespeare was all wrong. A rose by any other name is NOT still a rose -- especially in..

Costco Stranding Needy New Yorkers

Image via Wikipedia Wholesale grocery giant Costco needs to change its no-food-stamps policy ..

McCurry wins McWar against McDonald’s

Image via Wikipedia A small Malaysian mom-and-pop restaurant is once again able to display th..

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-05-03

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-26: Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-19: Weekly Twitter..

Every Day is a Food Holiday

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How About Some Wine with your Dog Food?

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Contaminated Spinach In Wisconsin

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National Best Teen Chef Final Round Competition

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Restaurants Reducing Taxes in France

Just as the number of French unemployed workers rose 2.7 percent to 2.45 million, the highest i..

Why They’re Celebrating in Kansas

Break out the pink champagne and Dorothy's ruby red slippers because there really is no place l..

Scripps Unlikely to Get Control of Food Network

At its annual meeting on Wednesday, Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., the majority owner ..

Get paid $10,000 a Month To Drink Wine and Tweet

Murphy-Goode Winery in Sonoma County is searching for a "Wine Country correspondent". Former..

Hospital Food Showing Signs of Recovery

No one looks forward to a hospital stay. It usually signifies a problem that needs a diagnosis ..

McDonald’s Expands Online Offerings in China

McDonald's launched an Internet shopping portal on Alibaba's Taobao, China's top online..

Why Having a Personal Chef is a Smart Decision

In the midst of a recession that seems endless, when newscasters continuously refer to our eco..

Study: Eating Fatty Food Supercharges Memory

Oleoylethanolamide Researches report that your body turns oleic acids from fat into a chem..

Factory Farm “Manure Lagoons” Linked To Swine Flu Outbreak

Mexico's earliest confirmed case of swine flu was a five-year-old boy named Edgar Hernandez of..

Is “Swine Flu” Linked To Pigs?

It wasn't me! To answer that question the United Nations' food agency is sending its anima..

The Controversial Tipping Caper

My apologies in advance to the hardworking and dedicated restaurant servers reading this.  Yo..

BYO Coming to a Restaurant Near You?

BYOB There are more signs that welcome changes are coming for both consumers and the restaura..

Slaughtering The Slow Food Dream

Unless you're a farmer, cattle rancher, hunter, or weekend gardening warrior, we twenty-first ..

Plan to Skip Lunch on May 6 to Fight Hunger

Although many of us routinely skip lunch when we're working on a big project or have a looming ..

Alfalfa Sprouts the Latest Salmonella-Tainted Product

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Jobless Bankers Go To Chef School

From jobless bankers to former chemical engineers, the unemployed are flocking to cooking schoo..

Yogurt Can Help Guard Against Swine Flu

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-26

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-19: Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-12: Uploading pict..

Airline Food Gets a Facelift

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Pass the Cheese, Please

Cheese is the focal point of a new art exhibition at a London studio.  But it's not just any c..

Our Fractured Food Safety System â” What You Need To Know

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Monsanto Sues Germany Over GM Banned Corn

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Food Wars: Private Labels vs. Name Brands

Orange Coke I remember a time when most consumers would pass up a private label or generic..

How Much Would you Pay for an Ice Cube?

So how much is an ice cube worth to you?   This story is hot off the press. The New York ..

Domino’s Pizza Twitters Out of YouTube Scandal

I'm sure by now most everyone has heard of the Domino's YouTube video posted on April 13. The ..

Minimize your Cookprint

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El Bulli Wins Best Restaurant In The World

Ferran Adrià El Bulli, the quaint restaurant on the Spanish Costa Brava has been judged the ..

BAM! Emeril Joins the Army

Emeril Ditching his white chef's uniform in favor of fashionable battle fatigues and chic,..

Taco Truck Twitters To International Stardom

Taco Truck Food You check your cell and a Twitter text message reads: "Kogi truck at the B..

Crime Pays in North Texas â” To Food Banks That Is

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Banning Fast Food Joints Near Schools

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Chef Batali, Rachael Ray and Bon Jovi Duke It Out

Image by The Heart Truth via Flickr They will all be battling hunger by helping to raise $1 m..

Aquamantra Launches First Biodegradable Bottle

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Ramsay in Hot Water over Pre-Cooked Meals

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World’s Best Restaurant Awards Tonight In London

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Pirates Release Food Relief Ship

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World’s First Entirely Synthetic Gourmet Dish

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