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June 10, 2019 - 6:58 am
A California woman who was trying to document her first-ever lobster roll literally got a bird's eye view of the sandwich. Alicia Jessop wanted to snap the perfect picture Friday of her lobster roll from Fox's Lobster House in York, Maine, before she took a bite. She says she was focused on framing...
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June 07, 2019 - 8:53 am
It’s been a truism in the diet world that red meat is worse for your cholesterol than white meat like chicken or pork. A new study seems to have found that not to be the case. The key is not what type of meat you eat, but how much saturated fat you consume more broadly. The study , which was...
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June 07, 2019 - 7:37 am
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A horse walks into a McDonald’s… In a video published late last week from Staines England, a town southwest of London, near Heathrow Airport, a man attempted to take a horse into a local McDonald’s, shouting about the animal wanted a double cheeseburger...
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June 07, 2019 - 7:33 am
There are a lot of fake food holidays out there—“ National Grilled Cheese Day ,” “ National Fries Day .” Maybe fun. Definitely not real. But there is a food holiday on the calendar with an actual history that long predates the trend of major food associations and chains declaring a day in honor of...
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A glass of bubble tea with milk
June 05, 2019 - 7:06 am
Bubble tea—the sweet tea beverage filled with tiny little pearls of tapioca that explode in your mouth—is big business. Some estimates say the industry will be worth more than $11 billion by the middle of the next decade . You can find shops slinging the stuff from Nepal to Nebraska, but it hasn’t...
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A wedge of green guacamole cheese from Dairy Dairy of Holland
The Fresh Market
June 05, 2019 - 6:59 am
Move over avocado toast, there’s a new use for everyone’s favorite fruit (yes avocados are fruit ). Guacamole Cheese is a real thing and, while it probably won’t take off among the hipster millennial set in the same way, it is coming to grocery stores in time for Cinco de Mayo. The cheese, while...
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A plate of tacos and condiments
June 03, 2019 - 12:28 pm
We’ve all been there: pulling out of a Taco Bell drive through, crunchy taco in hand when suddenly we realize: We need two hands to drive the car if we don’t want to crash it. But what do we do with that taco? We can’t just stuff the whole in our mouth. And setting it down on the seat is a...
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A sign outside a Burger King restaurant
Justin Sullivan
June 03, 2019 - 10:57 am
It’s looking to be an exciting summer at Burger King . The fast-food chain has rolled out three new limited-time items to their nationwide menu and it’s a glorious time to be alive. First up are golden crispy mozzarella sticks . The breaded and fried goodness comes in packs of four and to make sure...
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A rat crawling on a green background
Francisco Martins
June 03, 2019 - 7:22 am
A San Francisco pop-up bar wants you to throw back cocktails while actual rats climb all over you. The Rat Bar is launching for just three days in June as part of a promotion for the San Francisco Dungeon , a haunted house-type tourist attraction near Fisherman’s Wharf. The rat's out of the bag--...
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May 31, 2019 - 12:19 pm
A new policy proposed by the Trump administration would allow foods like spray cheese to be considered "staples" for federal food stamps. Staple foods are important to the food stamps program, officially known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), as regulations require SNAP...
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