We've been offered a lot of fairly obvious flu-fighting tips lately, like avoiding close contact with sick people and washing our hands. But what to eat and drink?
Chefs fight off the flu with some interesting homemade concoctions, featuring guest appearances from ingredients like cachaça, raw eg ... More >>
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We got yet another fascinating look inside the Albany favors factory yesterday when Andrew Cuomo released his latest revelation in the state pension fund scandal. Pat Lynch, the uber-lobbyist and close friend and ally of Sheldon Silver, was slapped with a half-million-dollar fine and banned f ... More >>
Say "multinational corporation cheese."
Union Square Greenmarket shoppers who arrived last Saturday were confronted with an odd spectacle: a series of vehicles parked along the western edge of the market, inviting passersby to have their picture taken with a pair of fiberglass Jersey cows gr ... More >>
People's PopsSometimes a grudge match is of the juicy, meaty variety, and sometimes it produces a deep chill. Case in point: the cease and desist letter that People's Pops received from Unilever demanding that the former halt its use of the word "popsicle."
Noma in Copenhagen finally topped El Bulli as the best restaurant in the world at the S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants reception, held last night in London. Daniel jumped 33 spots to no. 8, Per Se dropped four spots to no. 10, and Le Bernardin stayed at a comfortable no. 15.
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Whole Foods has reported higher-than-expected fiscal first quarter earnings, which is being attributed largely to a price shift instituted last year.
Romania has proposed a tax on burgers, french fries, soda, and other fast foods in an effort to fight both adult and child obesity.
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Like to gamble online? Political odd couples like Barney Frank and Al D'Amato are fighting for your right to do so. Meanwhile James Giordano made millions via internet gambling, and wound up in prison. So... do you feel lucky? Graham Rayman has the story.
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In response to popular demand from consumers, margarine maker Unilever has decided to remove all partially hydrogenated oils -- or trans fats -- from its soft-spread brands, including I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and Country Crock.
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Reflecting the bad economy, food magazines are focusing more on cheap home eating.[NY Times]Major grocery chains say that food manufacturers like Nestle, Unilever, and Kellogg have raised their prices too much, considering recent drops in the price of commodicties.[LA Times]The Journal profiles Jose ... More >>