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Yoplait Plenti Greek Yogurt Ain’t What You Might Think… - October 31, 2015

My new intern was working on this post about Yoplait Plenti for our Bite of the Rest (new product) section. I had asked her to look into the nutrien


Decopas Argentinian Wine - June 29, 2015

I was intrigued by the name of this estate-bottled wine with whimsical cartoon-style labels from Mendoza, Argentina. I learned that “Decop…


Tonewood Maple Tree Adoption Program - December 28, 2013

Tonewood maple tree adoption program is an opportunity to support small-scale Vermont maple producers and sustainable farming practices. I…


10 Foods That Are Delicious No Matter How You Say It - March 25, 2013

Imagine this. You’re out to dinner with some friends. You see some awesome new dish with some weird new ingredient you’ve read about on your…


Tasting The Best Gin and Tonics in Spain - September 18, 2012

 The Spanish, I learned, are simply wild for gin and tonics. Oscar carefully poured and mixed ingredients into a large round glass and handed me m…

Apothic Red Wine - March 13, 2012

Details: $14 per 750-ml bottle
Availability: Nationally available
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Apothic Red, with its blend of spicy Zinfandel, rich Syrah, bold Cabernet Sauvignon and creamy Merlot, has cherry fruit aromas with a hint of vanilla.

- bonnie: I found that this full bodied red blend went well with ricotta-filled ravioli sauteed in butter topped with freshly grated parmigiana reggiano, grilled soy-ginger marinated skirt steak,  chile-spiked dark chocolates or on its own,  just enjoyed while nibbling  some roasted almonds nuts and fresh chevre 

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Food and Film - February 26, 2012

As one might guess, Film Movement, a company dedicated to distributing the best award-winning films from the world’s top film festivals, lo…


Celebrate “Blue Monday” and “Big Blue”’s Big Game Win - February 3, 2012

Royal Wine Corp. is betting on a Blue Monday to celebrate another New York Giants’ Super Bowl championship.  The wine importer is launchin…

“Kitchen Nighmares” Wants Restaurants in Need of Help - February 1, 2012

Do you know a restaurant trying to make some green, but still running in the red? Or maybe it has a great location, but is unable to bring in the cust…


Pond House Cafe in Elizabeth Park - July 8, 2011

The Pond House Cafe in Elizabeth Park is a perfect destination for brunch — before or after a walk through their incredible rose gardens .
As we


Grilling Good Ideas - June 28, 2011

It’s grilling season! All ravenous meat-eating enthusiasm aside for a moment, it’s important to remember to think about some of…


The Fry King - June 8, 2011

A national survey released in April might alter the perception that McDonald’s has the best tasting French fries. Call it common knowledge,…


Zach’s Zombie Sauce - June 6, 2011

We’re just a couple of guys who love to cook, eat and watch zombie films. We’ve always had a soft spot for Dawn of the Dead and spicy concoction…


Bay Area Brew Fest - May 27, 2011

San Francisco’s 2nd Annual Brew Fest will take place June 11, 2011 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 at Fort Mason (Located at the intersection of…


Atlanta’s Downtown Restaurant Week May 2011 - May 7, 2011

Atlanta’s Downtown Restaurant Week runs from Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, June 5. It will feature 26 restaurants offering three-course…


Top 10 Disgusting Cocktail Names - January 25, 2011

What’s your drink of choice? A Cosmopolitan? Manhattan? Rum & Coke? Or is a Duck Fart more to your liking? Or maybe some Blood & Sa…


FoodTrends 2011 - January 13, 2011

The Food Channel has released their much-anticipated Top Ten Food Trends for 2011…, identifying the most significant food trends that are supp


Cookie App - January 10, 2011

No, not cookies before dinner! Remember when ‘apps’ meant a small dish you’d eat before your entree? The smart phone revol…


Twinkie Diet - December 20, 2010

Thinking about the holidays? Those few extra pounds you may put on? Well, good news! You can eat anything you want and still lose weight, just don…


Regional Best, Artisan Foods - December 6, 2010

Foodies love food! Is there anything more obvious? Unfortunately, we’re too often restricted to what foods we are able to buy within our…


A New Wine Cork - November 28, 2010

There is nothing worse than bad wine, but it comes with the territory. Wine bottles have been sealed with natural cork for centuries, and the pro…


Chicago’s Top Specialty Food Awards - November 24, 2010

Chicago food aficionados have spoken. Sticky Toffee Pudding from Sticky Toffee Pudding Company… was voted Chicago’s City Choice in a contes


Better Breakfasts, and Not - November 22, 2010

A new breakfast test in the November 2010 issue ShopSmart, from the publisher of Consumer Reports,rates the best and worst choices at seven 


Potatoes Can Be Included in Weight Loss Diet - November 2, 2010

The humble spud can be included in your weight loss diet says research recently released by the University of California, Davis and the Nationa…


The Worst Burger in America - October 28, 2010

Consumer Reports has named the McDonald’s hamburger the worst-tasting burger in America. Congratulations. The largest supplier of b…


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