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  • A chef’s ‘long romance’ — with a garden

    Chef Cathal Armstrong of Restaurant Eve didn’t always love gardening. But over the years, it’s become a major part of his personal life and his restaurant’s kitchen.

  • Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk to folks on the street about the “holy trinity” and you’re as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That’s New Orleans, a…

  • McDonald’s, Tyson cut ties with farmer tied to abuse video

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s and its supplier Tyson Foods say they’ve cut ties with a chicken farmer after an advocacy group released a video taken with a hidden camera that the group said showed…

  • StarKist may owe you $25

    WASHINGTON — Never doubt that one man can make a difference. Patrick Hendricks filed a class action suit against the tuna giant StarKist in 2013, claiming that their 5-ounce cans of tuna were underfilled. Federal…

  • Survey says: Public overwhelmingly supports healthy school meals

    We know the vast majority of school nutrition and food service professionals want our kids to be served healthy, nourishing food at school. But now it’s clear that parents, guardians and caregivers feel the same…

  • How to avoid foodborne illness

    If you’ve ever had food poisoning — and chances are that you have — you know how a little bug can throw off your entire week without warning. An estimated 1 in 6 Americans, or…

  • Vegan and vegetarian recipes for your Labor Day cookout

    The last unofficial grilling day of the summer is fast approaching, so perhaps you’re pondering ways to make your Labor Day BBQ a success. Nowadays, most gatherings have at least one vegetarian or vegan in…

  • Why it’s time to rethink the concept of cleansing

    Cleansing has become a national obsession. Celebrities are praising cold-pressed or raw juice cleanses — and some have even started their own line of products. “Wellness warriors” are posting Instagram selfies sipping on detox smoothies.…

  • Savvy snacking can be good for your waist

    If you snack daily, you’re among friends. A recent survey conducted by Mintel uncovered that: Interestingly, about one-third of those surveyed are snacking on more healthier foods than they did last year, yet the majority…

  • Your Body: Are Smoothies Healthy for You?

    By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor Smoothies are not only a summer favorite, but a go-to health option for a healthy diet. But are they really that healthy? Smoothies taste great, but…

  • Local chef leads travelers on culinary tour of Cuba

    Want to get a taste of Cuba? A James Beard Award-winning chef is leading Washingtonians on a food-focused trip to Havana this fall.

  • Back to school lunch tips from celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli

    (NEW YORK) — The new school year means a new chance to fill your kids’ lunch boxes with healthy and delicious foods that they will want to eat. The even better news, according to celebrity…

  • Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s make a McWhopper

    NEW YORK (AP) — This probably isn’t what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald’s to join forces to create a “McWhopper.” In…

  • Wine train issues apology to black women booted from train

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Napa Valley Wine Train issued an apology Tuesday to a book club that includes mostly black women who said they were booted from a tasting tour because of their race.…

  • Trump vows never to eat Oreos again, citing move to Mexico

    NEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim Tuesday evening that he would stop eating Oreos, citing the cookie maker’s decision to close a plant in Chicago and move it to…