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  • US to send Ukraine $18 million in food, health, shelter aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will supply Ukraine with nearly $18 million in aid to provide shelter, food vouchers, potable water and health and sanitation in regions affected by fighting between government forces and…

  • Environmentalists contest broadened use of new herbicide

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Environmentalists are contesting the federal government’s decision to allow more widespread use of a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.…

  • California woman eats 3 steak dinners in 20 minutes in Texas

    AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A competitive eater has conquered three 72-ounce steak dinners in about 20 minutes during a food challenge held at a restaurant in Amarillo, Texas. Dozens of people gathered outside The Big…

  • Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes

    NEW YORK (AP) — This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors. In January, Kraft says its macaroni…

  • 5 Simple Ways to Save Money on Organic Food

    Anyone with a family knows how expensive buying groceries can be. Even if you don’t have a family, you have likely noticed. In fact, a recent Gallup poll shows that 59 percent of Americans are…

  • 120-lb. woman eats 216 ounces of steak in 20 minutes (Video)

    WASHINGTON — Molly Schuyler weighs 120 pounds, but can probably outeat you. The 34-year-old mother of four polished off not one, not two, but three 72-ounce steaks in 20 minutes at a restaurant in Amarillo, Texas.…

  • Americans Spending More at Restaurants than on Groceries

    (NEW YORK) — For the first time in recorded history, Americans are spending more money at restaurants and bars than at grocery stores, according to new data from the Commerce Department. You can thank millennials…

  • Before You Order ‘Healthy’ Fast Food, Read This.

    When dining out, more and more folks are looking for sustainable choices. Fast food restaurants have picked up on this growing demand and are now offering all kinds of environmentally-friendly options including organic vegetables, grass-fed…

  • Can Drinking Milk Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

    Drink your milk, and you’ll grow up strong. At least that’s what your mom always said. But decades later, drinking your milk may help keep your brain young, according to new research published in The…

  • Starbucks unveils new specialty drink

    WASHINGTON — As the weather gets nicer, many envision themselves outside. Perhaps they’re catching rays by the beach or sipping iced tea on the porch. Some might even see themselves tucked away in the woods, roasting a…

  • From beef tongue to beef on weck, menus tell culinary story

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A sampling of what was on the menu in the 1800s, culled from menus collected by the Buffalo History Museum as a way to trace the city’s culinary and social history.…

  • From beef tongue to beef on weck, menus tell culinary story

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Before beef on weck and chicken wings became staples of the city’s restaurants, there was beef tongue and woodcock. An array of restaurant menus amassed by the Buffalo History Museum offers…

  • Wine of the Week: Tasting and learning about wine while doing good

    WASHINGTON — One of the greatest privileges that I have had in my writing career is to be associated with great causes that began with wine. Fifteen years ago, I unwittingly started a small wine…

  • District Taco opening a second Arlington shop

    Good news for Rosslynites comes from District Taco: the taqueria announced Friday it will open a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the neighborhood. The restaurant will open at 1500 Wilson Blvd., in a building that’s already home…

  • Beer of the Week: Stone Chai-Spiced Imperial Russian Stout

    WASHINGTON — Ready to take a step up from that chai-spiced latte? WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk…