They have plenty of buzz, but they're so misunderstood.
Plus: McDonald's CEO suggests cutting business taxes to fix the economy; and EU countries now label pollen as an ingredients in honey, all in our morning news roundup.
They only barter with the stuff, though they're not afraid to sell t-shirts.
Plus: Gutter oil is the latest food-safety scandal to emerge from China; and cocaine was the secret ingredient that landed a NJ cook in jail, all in our morning news roundup.
Plus: E. coli's top culprits identified; and humanely raised animals are unlikely to harbor E. coli and salmonella, all in our morning news roundup.
Joseph Cirniglia is found dead in The Hudson River, and L.A.'s pop-up chef phenom has another hit on his hands with a food truck.
Plus last year's canned pumpkin shortage is over, and the body of one-time Kitchen Nightmares chef was recovered from the Hudson River, all in our morning news roundup.
for august several restaurants are offering deals on crabs and lobsters.
Also in the magazine this week: beef roll-up reappears at Dickson's, and Rockaway Taco readies for the season.
A shooting at Valley Village was far from random and The Colonel introduces a new sandwich that seems to defy the new health laws.
Jason Alexander becomes a Jenny Craig model and a record-breaking tuna is boycotted.
• The Nancy Pelosi-backed health care bill introduced in Congress yesterday includes menu-labeling and calorie count requirements for chain restaurants and vending machines. [NRN] • Oakland's Fat Lady closed for a day and a half to install Halloween decorations, and...
Former Ralph's execs are suing over being scapegoated while Rubio's doesn't accept an offered $80 million buyout.
Plus: the founder of Treasure Island grocery stores passes away, and Nancy Pelosi's push for calorie labeling, all in our morning news roundup.
Plus: old-school dim-sum restaurant HSF shutters, and hope for Jefferson Market, all in our morning news roundup.
Soft drinks to introduce "controversial herb" flavoring, ordering the cheapest bottle, stricter food-industry oversight, and more, in our morning news roundup.