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  • NYC’s famed Carnegie Deli closed over gas line issue

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s famous Carnegie Deli has been closed so utility workers can investigate a possible illegal gas hookup. A recording at the restaurant’s phone number Saturday says it is closed for…

  • European authorities stop illegal horse meat network

    PARIS (AP) — European authorities say police in several countries have detained 26 people in a crackdown on an organized crime network accused of trading in illegal horse meat. Eurojust, the EU agency for judicial…

  • Garten, Stewart and Bourdain sweep top food broadcast awards

    Anthony Bourdain, Ina Garten and Martha Stewart remain the names to beat in food broadcasting. For a second year running, the three dominated the top tier of television awards from the James Beard Foundation, winning…

  • Winners of the 2015 James Beard media awards

    The winners of the 2015 James Beard Foundation book, broadcast and journalism awards are: ___ — Cookbook of the Year “Yucatan: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition” by David Sterling (University of Texas Press) — Cookbook…

  • Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. The Food…

  • Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. The Food…

  • Thousands attend 1st ‘preppers’ expo in Utah suburb

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of survivalists and “preppers” are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storage and armored vehicles. Scott…

  • Johns Hopkins students vote to oppose Chick-fil-A on campus

    WASHINGTON — Students at Johns Hopkins University are saying no to a Chick-fil-A on campus. The Baltimore, Maryland, school’s student government voted earlier this week to block  any effort by Chick-fil-A to open a store on campus,…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Amazon, Google lift technology stocks NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are edging higher in midday trading on Wall Street, helped by gains in big technology companies. Amazon soared 15 percent after revealing…

  • Beer of the Week: Bluejacket Full Bloom

    WASHINGTON — Enjoying all the spring flowers out there? Perhaps you’ll like this bloom in a glass. WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the…

  • What could McDonald’s do to fix its business?

    NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to McDonald’s, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently. After turning in another quarter of sliding sales and profit, McDonald’s CEO…

  • How to buy safe shrimp without going broke

    WASHINGTON — Americans are eating more shrimp than ever — about three times more than 35 years ago, Consumer Reports says — but that means shrimp is coming from many more places than in the…

  • EU approves more GM food as row simmers

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has authorized the use of more genetically modified food and feed amid a row over whether EU member states should be able to independently ban certain GM products. The…

  • Chipotle is delivering – but it’s pricey!

    WASHINGTON — There’s good news for burrito-lovers — you can have Chipotle delivered to your doorstep. But it will put a burrito-sized dent in your wallet. The restaurant chain said it has signed a deal…

  • Starbucks cookies recalled for undeclared ingredient

    WASHINGTON – Starbucks Black & White Mini Cookies are being recalled by Sweet Sam’s Baking Company because they contain milk, though it is not declared on the packaging. According to Starbucks, people who have a…