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Eating Safely in the Big Apple [Infographic]

Are you concerned about the safety of your food when you eat out? If you live in the Big Apple, chances are you might be – complaints to the NYC Department of Health show that 70 percent of New Yorkers are concerned about getting sick when eating out. And with foodborne illnesses causing 20,000 emergency room visits resulting in 6,000 hospitalizations every year, it’s no wonder! To combat in...

It’s that time of year again, fall is here and with it comes the favorite American past time of tail-gating. What this usually means is busting out the traditional foodstuffs that have come to be expected at events such as these. Hotdogs, chips, hamburgers and vague attempts at pasta salads will once again make their way into parking lots and open fields across America. This year, why not change a...

Tips For All Coffee Lovers To Enjoy

There are lots of things to consider when shopping for coffee. If you are a beginner, you may not even know all of the variables involved. Continue reading for some helpful advice to consider when searching for the coffee that best suits your specific needs. You need not freeze your coffee. Coffee picks up smells and flavors from other foods kept in the freezer. The ideal container to hold coffee ...

Top 5 Food and Restaurant Trends to Watch

The world of food is an ever-evolving mélange of old and new tastes at once both familiar and exotic. This is evidenced by the traditional neighborhood eateries that go decades without a single menu change, or the new hot spots where young, envelope-pushing entrepreneurs fuse flavors from throughout the world with their daring recipes. But no matter how bold or stubborn the chef, outside forces in...

Carbs Help You Lose Weight: Why

Carbs help you lose weight! Seems to be untrue. But it is a hidden secret that you can include carbs in your diet and lose weight. Several researches show that carbs rich in resistant starch like whole grains, legumes and beans burn calories. While selecting whole grain food remembers that the product qualifies o be whole grain only if it consists of 51 % of whole grain flour. A research has revea...

Brown Bagging: Pack Your Lunch and Save Thousands

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you’re trying to watch your wallet and your waistline, consider brownbagging your lunch. A typical worker regularly buys both a morning coffee and their lunch while on the job. And brownbagging it could save you more than you think. The average worker spends more than $3.50 on coffee every day, and more than twice that on eating out for lunch. Over a year’s time, ...

healthy food

What are you eating today? An apple, a banana, or are you hitting the vending machine and grabbing those chips and a candy bar? Look, I’m just as guilty every now-and-then of going after the quick sugar fix. That being said, check out today’s infographic which asks the poignant question of, does the food we eat affect our productivity? Featured By: C&S Safety Training Videos  

How to Throw a Gourmet Barbecue

Everyone loves a good barbecue, but if greasy burgers and burnt sausages topped with lashings of Heinz ketchup is not your idea of edible food, why not impress your friends (and your taste buds) with a 5-star gourmet barbecue instead? 1. Quality is King You can ruin a good burger by overcooking it, but you can’t make a burger taste great that is low quality to start with. The basics of any gourmet...

What’s Shaping the Fast Casual Segment in 2012?

There is nothing more delightful than the aroma and taste of delicious food and the thrilling spectacle of new technology. This insightful infographic highlights the top restaurant chains, people, trends and technologies shaping the fast casual segment in 2012. Among the top restaurant chains include the Chipotle Mexican Grill and Freshii. The Chipotle experience includes mouthwatering burritos, b...

How Not to Throw a Barbecue

Every May, men (and the odd woman too) from across the States flock to Memphis, armed with nothing but a grill and a cool-box of fresh meat, to battle it out for the title of best barbecue chef in America and, of course, for a share of the $110,000 in prizes that awaits those whose grilled meats are more gourmet than garbage. For us mere mortals however, a barbecue is more of a backyard affair, a ...

15 minute app review – Garfield’s Diner (Avoid)

My kids tried this one before me and they only played it for a couple days before moving on to other apps.  I figured I would give it a go and see why it didn’t hold their attention too long. Game play is fairly straightforward – you control wait staff in Garfield’s Diner.  You start with one waiter (Jon) who prepares the food and handles the cashier duties for the diner.  You can buy additional w...

Italian wine growers aim for Asian markets

Italian wine growers aim for Asian markets (via AFP) Winding his way through the stands at one of the world’s biggest wine fairs, South Korean wine importer Soon-Choong Kim says Italy is on the right track in its bid to boost exports to Asia. “A lot of Korean people like to eat pasta and Italian ingredients,” Kim told AFP-TV as he stopped to congratulate… wine, Italy, mark...