Baobab Super Herb Tea and Jiaogulan SuperHerb Tea are the newest additions to the line of The Republic of Tea, which are all-natural, caffeine free, certified gluten free, Kosher certified and non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) Project verified. The teas are made from gynostemma pentaphyllum — a herb said to be natural antioxidant — and baobab leaves.
The Jerky Connection, a small family owned and operated gourmet beef jerky producer from Honey Grove Texas has over 40 different jerky flavors ranging in hotness, all made using the freshest lean beef. The company has won numerous awards, such as The Hot Pepper Award and Scovie awards. Just introduced is the Micro Jerky of the month club featuring premium beef jerky made from some of the leading hot sauce producers. Every month members will receive 8-ounces of jerky plus a bottle of the hot sauce in the jerky.
Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods launched an all natural Thai Veggie Burger. Their ingredients include red peppers, onions, carrots, string beans, edamame, coconut milk, soy sauce, lemon grass, ginger, Thai basil and cilantro. Each 2.75-ounce burger contains 150 calories, no saturated fat (of 8 grams total), 7 grams protein and 190 milligrams sodium. - Alyssa Tucker, Bite of the Best intern: I enjoyed these burgers packed full of flavor. They crumble more than a beef burger, but have a beef-like burger texture.
Corvo Bianco — “white crow” in Italian — brings coastal Italian fare to the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Executive Chef and James Beard-nominated Elizabeth Falkner turns out both authentic and inspired takes on Italian cuisine that highlight fresh seafood, bright flavors, and handmade pasta. The beverage program boasts draft and bottled craft beer and a 120-bottle wine list curated by Wine Director Enrique Duran—30 of which are priced at $33. Mixologist Michael Neff created a number of signature cocktails including the "Negroni Leoni," with Solera rum, Joven mezcal, Campari, and sweet vermouth. The 225-seat space, inspired by Italy’s charming osterias and terraces, preserved much of the building’s original architecture and [...]
Lake Champlain Chocolates has introduced three organic chocolate bars, Toffee and Almond, Gingerbread Molasses and Peppermint Cream in time for the holidays.
Polder Housewares has designed a slim, stainless steel digital kitchen scale with blue backlighting and large numerals in the display for easy reading. This scale can be cleaned on both sides without moisture damaging the electronic. It has an integrated control panel, tare function, can weight up to 11 pounds and contains an auto shut-off feature after three minutes of non-use. - bonnie: This scale is attractive enough to be left on your countertop, while thin enough ( 0.5” thick ) for easy storage. - bonnie Follow @BonnieBOTB
Smoke liqueur, a ready-to-drink cocktail that is 26% alcohol volume, is now available. The liqueur is a blend of vodka, pineapple, coconut and Moscato.
KIND has added Maple Glazed Pecan & Sea Salt and Dark Chocolate Chili Almond flavors to its previously existing line. Each 1.4-ounce bar contains 120 calories, 1.5 grams saturated fat (of 16 grams total), 140 milligrams sodium, 5-7 grams fiber, 5 grams sugar and 6 grams protein.
Erin’s All Natural Popcorn has added Jalapeño White Cheddar as the line's newest flavor. This popcorn is made with white kernel corn. Each 1-ounce serving contains 140 calories, 1.5 grams saturated fat (of 9 grams total), 130 milligrams sodium and 4 grams protein.
Harvest in the Square, the 18th annual food and wine tasting event in the North Plaza of Union Square, New York City, celebrates community and cuisine. The event will take place Tuesday, September 17th in Union Square Park. Chefs from the hottest restaurants in the Union Square district prepare signature eats using fresh farm produce from Union Square Greenmarket. Microbrews and wines from New York State and across the globe will be carefully paired with offering. Union Square Partnerships effort to maintain the park will benefit from the event. VIP entry begins at 6:00pm and tickets for $400 with general admission entry begins at 7:30pm with tickets costing $125. For [...]
Health Warrior has introduced all natural, vegan, gluten, dairy and soy-free Chia Bars available in three flavors, Coconut, Acai Berry and Chocolate Peanut Butter. Each 1-ounce bar contains 100-110 calories, 0.5-2 grams saturated fat (of 4.5-6 grams total), 45 milligrams sodium, 3-4 grams protein and 4-5 grams sugar, as well as 1000 mg of omega-3 fatty acids and 4 grams of fiber (16% of the suggested daily value). - Alyssa Tucker, Bite of the Best Intern: I loved the combination of the chocolate and peanut butter flavor and the use of all natural ingredients. These bars contain omega-3 fatty acids that have been shown to prevent heart disease, be good for the brain and [...]
The Republic of Tea has launched a new line of SuperHerb Tea in three varieties, Jiaogulan, Moringa and Baobab. Joaogulan is for centering, blended with a touch of mint; Baobab, for stability, infused with monk fruit and blended spicy ginger root; and Moringa, for nourishment with Moringa leaves combined with green rooibos and mango. The teas are all-natural, caffeine-free, Kosher certified and Non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) Project verified.
Green, Yellow and Red Albacore Curry are now available through Sea Fare. The curry is naturally gluten free, made without preservatives or fillers and their products support local fisherman, as the seafood is caught along the American coast. Each 4.5-ounce serving contains 150-190 calories, 9-10 grams saturated fat (of 13-14 grams total), 490-580 milligrams sodium and 11grams protein.
RW Garcia introduced three new flavored tortilla chips, Salsa Mixtbag, Sweet Potato Dippers and English Cheddar Dippers. These chips are made with natural ingredients, are gluten free and non-GMO (genetically modified organism) certified. Each 1-ounce serving contains 140 calories, 1 gram saturated fat (of 6-7 grams total), 50-80 milligrams sodium and 2 grams protein.
Home Market Foods introduced Cooked Perfect Bites, a line of frozen breaded chicken bites. Heat in the microwave or regular oven. They are available in Buffalo Style Chicken, Honey BBQ Chicken and Cheesy Chicken. Each 3-ounce, 6-bite serving contains 210-220 calories, 3.5-4 grams saturated fat (of 11-13 grams total), 430-520 milligrams sodium and 12-13 grams protein.
Nonni's biscotti bakery has introduced THINaddictives cookies in three flavors, Cranberry, Cinnamon Raisin and Pistachio, made using read cranberries, raisins, almonds and pistachios. Packaging contains six pre-portioned 100-110 calorie pack. Each 0.75-ounce 3-cookie serving contains 100-110 calories, 0-1 saturated fat (of 3.5-4 grams total), 55-70 milligrams sodium, 5-7 grams sugar and 3-4 grams protein. - Alyssa Tucker, Bite of the Best Intern: These cookies are crunchy and full of flavor from real cranberries, yet are low in fat and calories. I recommend these as an alternative to other high calorie, high sugar treats.
Table Bakers has added Chia Seed Parmesan Crisps and Caraway Seed Parmesan Crisps to their line of Parmesan Crisps, which are gluten, wheat and sugar free. Each 0.5-ounce 3-crisp serving contains 80 calories, 3-3.5 grams saturated fat (of 5-6 grams total), 150-300 milligrams sodium and 6-7 grams protein.
Hawaiian Kettle Style Potato Chips just added Cracked Black Pepper & Sea Salt to it's line of chips. Each 1-ounce serving contains 140 calories, 1.5 grams saturated fat (of 8 grams total) and 290 milligrams sodium.
Palmolive has released a new line of Soft Touch Dish Liquid in three varieties, Vitamin E, Aloe and Coconut Butter. The new soap is designed to leave hands feeling soft, while still cleaning dishes.
Ninja launched a new Frying System designed to fry foods faster with less fat by cooking the oil at a uniform temperature, resulting in a faster cook time and less oil absorption. The F300 fryer has a removable enamel oil reservoir and an easy-to-empty oil spout, which are both dishwasher safe. In addition to an easy-grip basket handle, large window lid, cool-touch exterior and a digital timer and display. The fryer has a 3-liter capacity.