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ROCKAWAY, N.J. (AP) — For the past couple of weeks, alarm clocks have been buzzing early at Hira and Inaaya Shakir's house. The family has been waking up around 4 a.m., plenty of time to eat a...
JERICHO, Vt. (AP) — Maple syrup producers in Vermont — the country's top maple producing state — are opening their sugarhouses to the public this weekend.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Starting next year, those pork chops on a stick can be bought with a card.
The Iowa State Fair has confirmed that it will require all food and drink vendors to accept credit and debit card payments beginning in 2020.
Cash has long been the dominant method of payment for the fried cheese curds, corn dogs, and scores of other foods bought by fairgoers, many of whom visit to see the famous Butter Cow sculpture. Roughly 30 ATM machines are located throughout the fairgrounds.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha restaurants and bars that haven't paid their 2019 food and drink permits are at risk of being shut down.
The Douglas County Health Department issued that warning this week, noting that invoices for the permits were sent to establishments Nov. 1.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are trying to revive a local restaurant tax that helps pay for parks and other services in one city and county.
House Bill 325 is headed to Gov. Phil Bryant, after passing the state House and Senate.
DETROIT (AP) — A Latin American food and cocktail startup has been awarded $50,000 in a competition to reward entrepreneurs in Detroit.
Toma Detroit recently won the 2018 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest . It comes with the prize money from Comerica Bank as well as $200,000 in pro bono services, including branding and design, social media advertising, architectural renderings and legal guidance.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — An event in New Hampshire is gathering the best restaurants, wineries, distilleries and local producers from the Granite State under one roof.
The 17th annual party Thursday evening celebrates the winners of an online poll organized by New Hampshire Magazine that honors some of the state's best businesses. Over 210 businesses were selected as this year's winners based on more than 15,000 votes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The streets of Washington are dark and empty when Majed Abdalraheem first arrives at Union Kitchen, a shared commercial cooking space in a warehouse on the city's northeast side. By 4 a.m., he has already made headway on preparing a meal for 150 people.
Just before dawn, the 29-year old pauses to gulp down water and say a brief prayer under his breath before getting back to mixing a large bowl of chopped chicken with spices for a popular Syrian dish called shawarma.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Sonic Drive-In is joining fast-food industry trends allowing customers to get what they want even faster thanks to smartphones.
SEATTLE (AP) — Food and drinks that were supposed to be destroyed instead wound up on the shelves of discount grocery stores in several states, federal prosecutors said in charging documents Wednesday.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle charged a Mississippi man, Randy Sparks, in what authorities described as a two-year scheme to obtain about 200 truckloads of food and beverages under the promise that the products would be destroyed or recycled into agricultural feed.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach now has new rules after complaints that some restaurants trick unsuspecting tourists and other customers into ordering expensive food and drinks.
FENTON, Mich. (AP) — The owners of Fenton Fire Hall have re-purposed garden "igloos" to serve customers looking to dine outside this winter.
"They're like mini greenhouses," said general manager Mike Yahner. "I don't think their original purpose was to serve food and drinks in them. Our owners got the idea while traveling and seeing similar setups."
CANTON, Mass. (AP) — So long strawberry banana smoothie. Goodbye steak and egg breakfast sandwich.
Dunkin' Donuts is cutting back on its food and drink offerings. The Boston Herald reports the new, simplified menu is expected to roll out in New England locations starting Monday before expanding nationwide in mid-March.
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SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Worried California vintners surveyed the damage to their vineyards and wineries Tuesday as wildfires sweep through counties whose famous names have become synonymous with fine food and drink.
At the Gundlach Bundschu in Sonoma County, workers were not sure the grapes above the winery survived a second night of fires that have destroyed at least two wineries and damaged more.
NEW YORK (AP) — Panera Bread will start listing the amount of added sugar and calories on the cups for seven drinks, including cola and iced teas.
The move is the latest by the company to appeal to Americans who are increasingly concerned about what's in their food and drinks. Panera and other restaurant chains have been tweaking their recipes and removing artificial ingredients to match consumer's changing tastes.
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RODEZ, France (AP) — Having scaled the Jura and Vosges mountains in the east and the Pyrenees in the south, the Tour de France winds into the Massif Central, the fourth of five ranges the race is riding through. The Alps are last, next week.
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NEW YORK (AP) — A revamped nutrition facts panel designed to make it easier for Americans to see how many calories and added sugars are in packaged foods and drinks is being delayed.
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it plans to push back the deadline for a rule requiring food companies to use the new label. It's the Trump administration's latest delay of the Obama administration's rules intended to improve food labeling and make foods healthier and safer.