- Elephant rescued from Swaziland delivers calf at Dallas Zoo Updated: May-24-16 5:35 pm
DALLAS - A baby elephant has been delivered of a mother that was one of five African elephants brought to the Dallas Zoo after their rescue from the southern African nation of Swaziland.
- Traditional Romanian food gets boost from EU Updated: May-17-16 6:17 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Traditional foods enjoyed by generations of Romanians - including Transylvanian cheese, plum jam and succulent salami, a favorite of the son of late Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu - are getting an unexpected boost thanks to the European Union.
- New community, performing arts center in southwest Detroit Updated: May-14-16 5:02 pm
DETROIT - A celebration is planned for a new community and performing arts center in southwest Detroit.
- Obamas welcome leaders, celebrities to Nordic State Dinner Updated: May-13-16 11:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Famous people and people just famous-for-Washington scored coveted invitations to Friday night's White House state dinner honoring the leaders of Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Norway.
- After 90-plus years, alcohol flows in Fircrest Updated: May-13-16 11:31 am
FIRCREST, Washington - Corkscrew in hand, BÃ¤rbel Ward stood behind the newly renovated bar at Spring Lake Cafe in Fircrest on Thursday.
- Singapore: colonial heritage, cool modern architecture, food Updated: May-11-16 12:01 pm
SINGAPORE - At 51, Singapore is shrugging off all symptoms of a midlife crisis and embracing travelers with more and better things to see, taste and experience than ever before.
- UConn dining wins award for vegan crabcake recipe Updated: May-07-16 2:56 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut dining service has won a national award for a vegan recipe it serves in its dining halls.
- In California, couple's return to meat sparks vegan uproar Updated: May-06-16 12:32 pm
LOS ANGELES - At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as "Gracious," ''Warm-Hearted" and "Magical."
- Jewish leader asks Michelin to taste Israeli cuisine Updated: May-03-16 11:28 am
JERUSALEM - The leader of an umbrella organization representing world Jewry has asked the Michelin travel guide company to evaluate Israeli restaurants with its famous rating system, implying that the decision to omit the country may be political.
- Rep. Pingree of Maine in Cuba for trade mission Updated: May-02-16 3:48 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is in Cuba where she'll be joined by a group of American organic food producers and advocates.
- Competition heats up among Des Moines specialty grocers Updated: Apr-30-16 4:03 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three new specialty food stores have opened in the Des Moines area since last fall, joining an already competitive grocery market and a string of established grocers in Iowa that sell ethnic, gourmet and health-conscious food.
- Trapped! Vegan restaurants struggle with humane pest control Updated: Apr-25-16 6:13 pm
MIAMI - Even the wellbeing of rats, roaches and spiders are a concern for animal activists. But they also pose ethical dilemmas for owners of vegan restaurants who need to keep those pests out of their kitchens while trying to abide by no-kill values.