- Candy maker Mars to unveil popup M&M's store in Cleveland Updated: Oct-13-15 4:01 am
CLEVELAND, Tennessee - Candy maker Mars Inc. is launching an M&M's World popup store near the company's plant in Cleveland in southeastern Tennessee.
- Scotch whisky born at Washington's Mount Vernon unveiled Updated: Oct-13-15 3:16 am
MOUNT VERNON, Virginia - After a three-year aging process, distillers at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate will be tasting a batch of single malt Scotch whisky made at the estate's distillery.
- Funeral held for Louisiana celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme Updated: Oct-12-15 4:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Hundreds of mourners have paid respects to the man who brought Louisiana's rural Cajun cooking to the forefront of American cuisine and kept it there for decades.
- As kombucha sales boom, makers ask feds for new alcohol test Updated: Oct-12-15 2:39 pm
DENVER - A tangy fermented tea called kombucha has moved from the natural foods aisle to the mainstream. But it's also moved into the hot seat amid renewed concerns that it can contain low levels of alcohol.
- Restaurants holding off on earlier sales of Sunday liquor Updated: Oct-12-15 12:18 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Some North Dakota restaurants are putting on hold their plans to serve alcohol an hour earlier on Sunday, due to confusion over state law.
- The thrill of the hunt: More women are signing up for it Updated: Oct-11-15 11:45 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - More women are taking up the largely male-dominated sport of hunting to stock their freezers with local foods and as cultural influences, including movie heroines and marketers, make it more socially acceptable.
- Over a ton of rejected fruit, vegetables feed Athenians Updated: Oct-11-15 11:35 am
ATHENS, Greece - Thousands of Athenians have turned up to consume more than a ton of fruit and vegetables rejected by stores in an event that highlights the waste of food in advanced societies.
- Groundbreaking held for new brewery in Lake Charles Updated: Oct-11-15 11:18 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - Crying Eagle Brewing Company expects its brewery for hand-crafted beers to open next spring.
- City of Mobile excited for return of Carnival cruises Updated: Oct-10-15 4:39 pm
MOBILE, Alabama - Antebellum architecture, pre-Civil War Spanish and French forts, a rich history as a vibrant sea port and an emerging art and music scene make Mobile, Alabama, a great destination for tourists wanting to experience Southern culture and history.
- Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets to get $348K from feds Updated: Oct-10-15 9:48 am
PITTSFIELD, Maine - The Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets will receive more than $348,000 in federal funds for its work around the state.
- Baker culinary student wins top state award Updated: Oct-09-15 5:39 am
PORT HURON, Michigan - Calie Nelson likes food.
- Chef Paul Prudhomme, who popularized Cajun fare, dies at 75 Updated: Oct-09-15 3:57 am
NEW ORLEANS - At his New Orleans restaurant, legendary chef Paul Prudhomme proudly showed off dishes and ingredients from his upbringing in Louisiana's rural Cajun country: blackened redfish, jambalaya and sweet potato pecan pie drew diners by the droves to his K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.
- Nebraska Innovation Campus to open, but challenges remain Updated: Oct-08-15 8:08 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The University of Nebraska's new research park will open to the public Friday, with promises that it will foster new partnerships between businesses and university researchers.
- Paul Prudhomme: Cajun spices and a love of local ingredients Updated: Oct-08-15 5:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS - At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine.
- Britain takes star baker in a headscarf to its heart Updated: Oct-08-15 12:53 pm
LONDON - In sweet-toothed Britain, the hottest entertainment sensation is a televised baking contest in which amateur pastry chefs battle it out over cakes, tortes, trifles and flans. And in a country roiled by questions of immigration and identity, "The Great British Bake Off" has produced a new heroine - a headscarf-wearing Muslim woman who's a genius with sugar, eggs and flour.
- Hamburgers might be on the menu for Russian cosmonauts Updated: Oct-08-15 11:07 am
MOSCOW - Hamburgers could soon be debuting on Russian menus in space.
- Woman sues, says rival restaurant stole secret family recipe Updated: Oct-08-15 9:08 am
BOSTON - The owner of a Massachusetts dumpling restaurant has sued three people she says stole her secret family recipe and opened a nearly identical eatery.
- EXCHANGE: Sudzy Bath and Biscuits in Anna caters to canines Updated: Oct-08-15 6:34 am
ANNA, Illinois - Going out of town or have to be away from your home but have no arrangement for your canine? Kimberly Adams, owner of Sudzy Bath & Biscuits in Anna has a solution.
- NYC passes law to keep store doors closed when AC is on Updated: Oct-08-15 6:12 am
NEW YORK - A new law requires that New York City stores and restaurants keep their front doors closed when their air conditioning is on.
- Denali name change trickles down to fast-food burger Updated: Oct-07-15 5:44 pm
SOLDOTNA, Alaska - The name change of North America's tallest mountain is rippling down to a fast-food chain.
- Cuomo touts NY's growing alcohol industry, vows more help Updated: Oct-07-15 4:10 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's beer, wine, cider and distilling industries celebrated another year of growth Wednesday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to continue to reform Prohibition-era laws and take other steps to encourage a burgeoning sector of the state economy.
- Endangered Species Act list won't add American eels Updated: Oct-07-15 3:35 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - American eels will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday, a victory for fishermen of the increasingly valuable species.
- Going for the food? New travel guides aim to please and feed Updated: Oct-07-15 2:42 pm
- JetBlue plants a seed with farm-to-tray-table concept Updated: Oct-07-15 12:13 pm
NEW YORK - JetBlue Airways is trying to bring a little bit of country to the city - opening its own "farm" at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
- Survey: Residents willing to pay more for local produce Updated: Oct-07-15 10:18 am
DURHAM, New Hampshire - A survey of New Hampshire residents shows that they are willing to pay more for locally grown fruits and vegetables, but they may not always know where to find it.