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  • A sleep-friendly solution for coffee lovers

    WASHINGTON — Many depend on coffee to get the day started. And some like to keep the buzz going all day long, which can make it difficult to wind down when bedtime comes around. A British Columbia-based…

  • Wine gadgets for the wine lover

    Scott Greenberg WTOP Wine Contributor WASHINGTON — The holiday season can put a lot of pressure on friends and loved ones who are trying to find the perfect gift for the wine lover in their…

  • Beer of the Week: Founders Big Lushious

    WASHINGTON — It’s big. And it’s luscious. Now, see if you can guess the name. WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg…

  • Flying Dog Brewery to open experimental farm brewery destination in Loudoun

    Flying Dog Brewery isn’t betting the farm. Rather, it’s placing its bets on the farm. The Frederick-based craft brewer is getting ready to open an experimental brewery on a hop farm in Loudoun County. Farmworks…

  • Gift guide for the food-lover on your list

    Have a food-lover on your holiday gift list? These picks are sure to please.

  • Hellmann’s maker Unilever drops suit over ‘Just Mayo’

    Hellmann’s mayonnaise maker Unilever has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of “Just Mayo.” Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company’s product amounted to false…

  • Plea hearing set for ex-manager in halal food case

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former manager at an Iowa-based halal food supplier is expected to plead guilty as part of a federal criminal investigation into the company’s exporting and marketing practices, according to…

  • 2014: A year of battle lines drawn over dinner

    Have you picked a side yet? If not, you’d better think fast, because the battle lines are being drawn and they cut right down the dinner table. For if there was any theme to the…

  • Jose Andres to open restaurant in DC Trump hotel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Acclaimed Spanish chef Jose Andres will open a new signature restaurant in a hotel being opened by Donald Trump in a historic downtown Washington building. The Trump Organization and Andres’ company announced…

  • 5 things to know: Alcohol calorie labels on menus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to know how many calories are in that alcoholic drink you’re about to order? You might be able to find out just by reading the menu. Five things to know about…

  • Copper Fox Distillery to open 2nd location in Va.

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Northern Virginia’s Copper Fox Distillery is planning to open its second location in Williamsburg, creating 28 jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday that the distillery plans to invest more than $2…

  • Alcohol calorie counts to be on menus by next year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar. New menu labeling rules from the Food…

  • McDonald’s in Japan limits orders of fries

    TOKYO (AP) — Only small fries with that? McDonald’s in Japan is limiting the serving size of fries as stocks run short due to labor disruptions on the U.S. West Coast. McDonald’s began rationing its…

  • Oregon certifies recount results: GMO labels lost

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Secretary of State Kate Brown has certified recount results showing the defeat of a ballot measure to require labels on genetically modified foods, officially making Oregon the fourth state in the…

  • Restaurateur who moved Mexican food to masses dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry J. Cano once said it was not his love of food so much as it was the way he was treated in a Mexican restaurant during a visit to his…