Burger King is, in fact, being sold to private equity firm 3G Capital for some $3.26 billion.
Whole Foods is not immune to food safety scandals. It’s recalling farm cheese due to possible Listeria and Staphylococcus aureus contamination.
A new exhibition at MOMA, entitled “Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen,” explores among other things the role women have played in kitchen design.
France’s Muslim fast-food giant Quick is expanding its number of stores. However, one local Islamic group says its menu might not be 100 percent halal.
Apparently, New York’s award-winning drinking water is filled with tiny shrimp-like crustaceans called copepods, making it not quite kosher.
Plastic bags are now banned in the U.S. territory of American Samoa, with the exception of compostable and biodegradable plastic.
Plumpy’nut, an edible paste made of peanuts that’s packed with calories and vitamins, could help end starvation in underdeveloped countries.
Pinkberry is expanding the number of stores it has and rolling out takeout containers so customers can bring home their fro-yo in larger quantities.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 3, 2010