Jacques Torres is using his secret weapon to sell Valentine’s Day sweets again this year: saucy messages. Sales of his chocolate lollipops went up last year when he wrote “spank me” on them.
New legislation will ban the sale of candy and sugary beverages in schools. On-campus vending machines will be “filled with nutritious offerings” to make eating healthy easier.
Former owner of the Monterey, Calif.-based SK Foods has been arrested in an alleged price-fixing plot that that involved buyers from Kraft, Frito-Lay, and Safeway.
After years of overexpanding, Whole Foods may finally be on the road to recovery. Despite high unemployment, customer traffic rose during the September quarter.
[Wall Street Journal]
Old-school diets are making a comeback, including the WeightWatchers diet with its points system, the common-sense Mayo Clinic Diet, and the Atkins diet — now with pasta!
Students from the Automotive High School in Greenpoint recently visited butcher Tom Mylan at The Meat Hook as part of a class called “Food, Land, and You.”
The FDA is looking to revise the calorie information on food packages to reflect more realistic serving sizes and, therefore, calorie counts.
Think chefs will eat anything? David Burke of Townhouse and Fishtail won’t eat sardines or anchovies, and Wylie Dufresne of WD-50 can’t stomach fresh tomatoes and oysters.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 8, 2010