It's no question that both of today's featured New York Olympians got game. Heralded in the height of their high school careers as ones-to-watch, these two ladies have earned some of the highest honors in women's basketball. While one is a two-time gold medal Olympian already, the other, who was the ... More >>
The winners of the James Beard Foundation's media awards were announced last night (the glitzy chef awards will be presented tonight and you can follow along here, if you like). Congratulations to all of the winners!
Food and beverage giant Nestle is accused of targeting Latinos in the Bronx in its Pure Life water campaign. [NY Daily News] After saying "I do," it's good to learn, "I won't," as marriage is not always good for the waistline. [Seattle Times] Allen Bernstein, who helped build Morton's of Ch ... More >>
Yankee savior RiveraHere's a story from the November 17, 1997, Seattle Times that's making the rounds: Not even the New York Yankees' offer of reliever Mariano Rivera, rated one of the American League's top closers, could entice the Mariners to give up Randy Johnson. ...
A mom tried to sell her baby for $500 in a Taco Bell in Vancouver, Washington last week, joining a long tradition of people attempting to sell their children in down-market chains. 36-year-old Heidi Knowles approached a woman at the restaurant and tried to hand her her baby boy, making it clear ... More >>
Plenty of restaurant critics and other eaters by profession like to bemoan the burden of making a living by inhaling food night after night on somebody else's dime, but if anything can make such grunts and groans of self-pity even less pitiable, it's this Seattle Times piece by Ed Murrieta.
New York has plenty of cheesemongers and cheese eaters, and now it's going to get a cheese factory, courtesy of the Seattle-based Beecher's Handmade Cheese. Kurt Dammeier, who opened Beecher's in Seattle's Pike Place Market in 2003, told Diner's Journal that he's planning to open the factory ... More >>
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