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  • Pizza farms offer reverse twist in farm-to-table movement

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the farm-to-table movement connects more consumers with local farmers, some farms have shortened the distance between the plow and the plate. They’re inviting customers over for pizza. On Wednesday nights when…

  • Whiskey wins America’s wallets with 42 states ranking it top tipple

    (NEW YORK) — One thing’s for sure: America loves its alcohol. But apparently each state loves certain kinds more. Analyzing information culled from its 700,000 users, drinking social app BARTRENDr compiled data on the most…

  • Carlsberg debuts beer-based men’s grooming line

    WASHINGTON — Stories may not get more manly than this one: The makers of Carlsberg beer have come out with a line of grooming products for men. And, yes, a prominent ingredient is beer. The…

  • Food aid to Syrian refugees cut in half amid funding crisis

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program says it had to cut in half food aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon because of a funding crisis and may soon have to halt all food…

  • Best Bites from the 2015 Fancy Food Show

    Each June, hordes of specialty food marketers descend upon New York City hawking their gourmet cheeses, confections, condiments, snacks, frozen novelties, meats and beverages at the Specialty Food Association’s annual Fancy Food Show. And this…

  • Travel new and now: Boston, food apps, surf rodeo

    NEW YORK (AP) — BOSTON There’s a lot more to Boston this summer than the Freedom Trail, the route that links historic landmarks like the Bunker Hill Monument and Paul Revere House. Summer festivals kick…

  • Peapod gets into the CSA game

    The Peapod grocery delivery service will soon add a local produce component to its offerings, rolling out the option in the Washington region starting this week. Peapod, which is affiliated with Giant grocery stores through…

  • First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered…

  • What’s for Dinner? Meal Planning for Your Health, Budget and Sanity

    Kids sometimes get in trouble for standing in front of the refrigerator with the door open, but parents are guilty of it, too — especially when it’s nearly dinnertime, and nothing is on the menu.…

  • Good Fat, Bad Fat: Which is Which

    Confused about fat? You’re not the only one. Countless times I’ve heard: “I’m eating so healthy, really watching my fat intake, but still can’t seem to lose weight!” Since the 1980s when the low-fat craze…

  • Mosaic District seeks removal of restaurant

    Another R.H. Cooper Mid-Atlantic restaurant is facing eviction, this time from the Mosaic District. Gypsy Soul has been asked to leave by Eskridge (E&A), the owner of the property, The Washington Post reports. A lawsuit…

  • Vitamins and Minerals: the Essentials for Women

    You do your best to eat right. You stay away from junk food, and you eat fruits and vegetables as often as possible. But is your diet falling short of essential vitamins and minerals? Should…

  • Survey finds Americans dissatisfied with fast food

    WASHINGTON — Is America falling out of love with fast food? That’s what the numbers from the American Consumer Satisfaction Index say. The report finds that while people’s satisfaction with full-service restaurants held steady, fast-food…

  • Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump’s brand?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is Donald Trump’s business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be? Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show…

  • Think outside the bottle: Make cocktails with wine for your summer soirées

    Wine’s versatility doesn’t stop at a popped cork and a generous pour — wine can be used as a key ingredient in a number of luscious cocktails. (Recipes)