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  • Investors crave Shake Shack: IPO prices above expected range

    NEW YORK (AP) — Investors apparently have a craving for a better burger. Hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc. has priced its initial public stock offering at $21 per share, above its proposed range of $17…

  • Panel recommending changes to military health care, benefits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. leaders and members of Congress reacted cautiously Thursday to the recommendations of an independent panel to change the military’s retirement and health care systems. The proposals, which would save more…

  • Wedding venue settles bias complaint filed by gay couple

    GRIMES, Iowa (AP) — The owners of a gift shop and bistro who refused to hold a same-sex wedding at their Iowa business have stopped doing weddings altogether. Betty and Richard Odgaard (OHD’-gahrd) say they…

  • New in cruises: Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and other wows

    NEW YORK (AP) — Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and a continued emphasis on specialty food and drink are some of the trends for cruising in the next year or two. Here are some details. THE…

  • First MOM’s Organic Market Location in Arlington to Open Summer 2015 at Verde Pointe

    MOM’s Organic Market — prominent family-owned and operated grocer, and leading environmental advocate — is set to open its first location in Arlington County this summer at the Verde Pointe development, located at the intersection…

  • Guide: Get breakfast delivered to your door

    It’s the most important meal of the day — and the hardest one to have delivered to your door. But these local companies are making it easier for you to get your coffee, doughnut, egg sandwich and pastry fix without changing out of your pajamas. Your guide to breakfast, delivered.

  • First-day frenzy forces Vegas White Castle to close

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 24-hour White Castle location on the Las Vegas Strip that opened to long lines of the burger chain’s fans had to close for more than two hours to restock after…

  • Pennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football

    CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania candy maker is getting a big kick out of the New England Patriots’ scandal over some deflated footballs. The (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1wzxQsz ) reports that Bill Sarris had his…

  • USDA revises maple syrup grading with descriptive terms

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Grading standards for maple syrup have been revised to match international standards, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday, and now consumers can have a better understanding of what topping they’re…

  • A sweet gig: 16-year-old opens Md. bakery

    WASHINGTON — Most teenagers spend their free time engrossed in social media and selfies, but 16-year-old Bree Britt isn’t like most teenagers. Every day at 3:50 p.m., Bree gets off the school bus at a…

  • EquityEats looks to open pop-up space at 918 F St.

    EquityEats, the recently launched restaurant investment platform, plans to open a pop-up restaurant space to give potential investors the chance to try the food — and meet the chefs — behind the restaurants they’re backing.…

  • Huntington acquires Louis Pasteur’s notes on brewing beer

    SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — People interested in what kind of beer the guy who invented pasteurization kicked back with after work will want to pay a visit to San Marino’s Huntington Library. The Huntington,…

  • KFC introduces the Double Down Dog

    WASHINGTON – First there was the Double Down. Now, there’s the Double Down Dog. Currently only available in the Phillipines, KFC now offers a hot dog served in a bun made entirely out of fried…

  • Good Food Market looks to bring back the neighborhood grocery

    The response to Saturday’s grand opening of the Good Food Market in Northeast D.C. was all the validation General Manager Philip Sambol needed after months of work to get the small Woodridge grocery store open.…

  • No bones about it: Broth beverage trend is getting hotter

    WASHINGTON — Forget kale, wheatgrass and cayenne pepper — the main ingredient going into today’s health drink of choice is bone. For centuries, bone broth has been a staple in many home kitchens: Mothers nourish…