By Isla Binnie and Emma Farge ROME/DAKAR (Reuters) - The
world's worst Ebola epidemic has endangered harvests and sent food
prices soaring in West Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) said on Tuesday, warning the problem would
intensify in coming months. The FAO issued a special alert for
Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries most affected
by the outbreak ...
Kieu Hoang Winery, the morning after the quake. At 3 a.m.
Sunday, August 24, most residents of the Napa Valley were awoken by
a 6.1-magnitude earthquake, the largest the region has felt in
nearly 25 years. According to the...
Welcome to Destination Dining, a map highlighting the best
food and drink outside of Detroit and the Metro, but still in the
great mitten state. Eater Detroit likes to keep the focus local,
but every once in a while a...
Registered voters in 80 Tennessee municipalities will have
the opportunity to vote Nov. 4 in referendums to allow the sale of
wine in retail food stores, the Red White and Food campaign
This past Wednesday through Sunday, major names in food from
throughout South and North America descended on Botoga, Colombia
for the fourth annual Bogota Wine and Food Festival. The theme,
driven home again and again, was celebrating Colombia's
Fast food workers are continuing their fight for a living
wage through a new round of protests scheduled for this Thursday.
According to the New York Times, employees of several chains will
strike at restaurants in over 100 cities...
Atlanta-based gourmet hamburger chain Farm Burger is looking
to break in to the Nashville market. There's no word yet on a
specific location, and PR says the restaurant will open within the
next two years. Farm Burger currently has three...
Photo by James Jennings Take a look at this brochure from
Legend Properties Inc. and tell us what you see. Do you happen to
see a large grocery store in the corner unit of Abbotts Square with
the words "Coming...
In France, the land of good food and world-famous wine, seven
of out 10 people admit they are far from connoisseurs when it comes
to the grape. It appeared that social class has a great deal of
influence over one's wine appreciation -- 43 percent of
white-collar workers claimed to be connoisseurs but only 16 percent
of blue-collar employees. Polling company Viavoice said this showed
a "very ...
Gift retailer 1-800-Flowers.com Inc said it would buy Harry
& David Holdings Inc, known for its gourmet food brands such as
Wolferman's English muffins and Cushman's HoneyBells citrus
products, for $142.5 million in cash. 1-800-Flowers.com said in a
statement that Harry & David would operate as its wholly owned
subsidiary after the acquisition, which is expected to close in
The United Nations warned on Tuesday of "grave food security
concerns" in the west African countries hardest hit by the Ebola
outbreak as the deadly epidemic caused labour shortages and
disrupted cross-border trade. Restrictions on movement in Guinea,
Liberia and Sierra Leone has led to panic buying, food shortages
and severe price hikes, especially in towns and cities, the UN's
Food and ...
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. , a leading multi-channel retailer of
thoughtful gifts for all occasions, today announced the signing of
a definitive agreement to acquire Harry & David Holdings, Inc.,
a leading multi-channel specialty retailer and producer of branded
premium gift-quality fruit, gourmet food products and other gifts
marketed under the Harry & David®, Wolferman’s® and Cushman’s®
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food
restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil
disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor
organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill making it
perfectly legal to bring your dog out to dinner with you. The dog
must remain in an outdoor-dining section, be on a leash, behave,
and not be in the same area where food is being prepared. The law,
which goes into effect Jan. 1 , should provide some relief to dog
At the European Society of Cardiology Congress, researchers
from the Czech Republic presented a first of its kind study in
which they concluded that wine has its greatest cardiovascular
benefits for those who exercise. "This is the first randomised
trial comparing the effects of red and white wine on markers of
atherosclerosis in people at mild to moderate risk of CVD," says
Professor Milos ...
Everyone wants in on the wine game these days. Every state in
the Union. They gaze with covetous eyes at the luster wine brings
to California, not to mention the money the industry generates,
both through the sale of wine and wine tourism. And then there’s
all that yummy tax revenue [...]
HONG KONG, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCMP Group Ltd
(SEHK: 583), Asia's leading media holding company, today announces
that its Marketing Solutions division will once again blanket the
Starstreet Precinct ...
The University announced Thursday it will renew its dining
contract with Aramark, the dining service provider which manages
the University’s residential and retail dining centers, catering
and vending services, and athletics-related concessions.
It was the confluence of nature and nurture that initially
drew Gotham Bar and Grill (12 East 12th Street, New York,
212.620.4020) wine director Heidi Turzyn to the wine world. "I'm
intrigued by the influence of man on nature; the intersection of
Mother Nature and man is what makes a wine so complex," she
If you’re into cooking shows (and who isn’t these days?), one
of the most unique ones out there is “a Taste of History” on PBS.
Starring the legendary, three-time Emmy award winning host Chef
Walter Staib, proprietor of the City Tavern in Philly and author of
six books, the show transports viewers back to the “golden age of
dining,” the 18th century. When I watch the show, like most other
Cooking was never a priority for Lauren when she was younger.
Then came the realisation that, more than ever before, we are what
we eat If you are what you eat, you cant really know yourself until
you learn to cook. Until last year, I couldnt. I missed the
usual window to learn by spending the ages 16 to 21 in a band.
I was I often reflect partially raised by roadies. They taught
me many things ...
Major changes are happening at Flyte World Dining and Wine,
as executive chef Matt Lackey parted ways with the restaurant this
past Saturday. In his place steps Mike Moranski, who previously
worked at Flyte for three years before moving...
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge has the dubious distinction
of earning one lonely star in a review by Seattle Times critic
Providence Cicero. While brunch is still good, Cicero says the new
chef, a former member of the "Gordon...