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The Economy

  1. surpluses
    The Food-Price Slump Is Officially the Country’s Longest Since 1960It hasn’t been easy on farmers.
  2. Mediavore
    Acme’s Unionized Workers Reject Buyout Bid; Everything That’sPlus Michelin stars lose prestige in the UK, and despite roast beef supposedly being the “next big thing,” Wendy’s/Arby’s group looks to unload Arby’s all in our morning news roundup.
  3. Mediavore
    Philadelphia Union Scores With a Bimbo; Hospitality Sector Adds 25,000 New JobsPlus McDonald’s Fruit and Maple oatmeal doesn’t actually contain any maple syrup, and concerns over dioxin-tainted animal feed spreads to France and Denmark, all in our morning news roundup.
  4. Mediavore
    Boozers Spend Less This Holiday Season; PA Residents Who Buy Booze in NJ LongPlus eggs are great for hangovers, and Kroger issues a recall on pet in food in 19 states, all in out morning news roundup.
  5. Mediavore
    Economic Slump Puts a Pinch on Pre-Thanksgiving Partying in Manayunk;Plus the number of restaurants in Japan with Michelin stars could soon surpass those in France, and processed food companies plan to scale back sodium levels in their products, all in our morning news roundup.
  6. Mediavore
    Farm to Families Provides Farm Fresh Groceries to North Philly; Ace of Cakes toPlus Campbell’s Soup finds ways to keep employees fit, and sales from fine dining and fast food are up, all in our morning news roundup.
  7. Mediavore
    Foodstamps Fall Short For Many Families in Need; Whole Foods Heads to ScotlandPlus the Food Network’s parent company is flush with cash, and bacon soda is as gross as you would expect, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. Now Hiring
    Vongerichten Stocks ABC KitchenAmid widespread industry job loss, JGV, at least, is hiring for his new project.
  9. Financial Woes
    Restaurant Sales Will Improve in 2010, But Not by MuchJust how much will the restaurant industry rake in this year?
  10. Financial Woes
    No, Really: It’s the Perfect Time to Open a RestaurantRegina Schrambling tells why.
  11. Foodievents
    City Harvest Benefit Brings Lavish Spending But Modest DishesEric Ripert has raised $72,000 for charity by donating a buck per customer.
  12. Beer
    Beer Love Is ForeverCustomer loyalty gives craft beers a boost in a down economy.
  13. Recession Is Your Friend
    Prepare to Be Hugged by Hurting RestaurantsAlready, the year isn’t looking pretty for restaurants. But diners may end up benefiting.
  14. Beef
    Cutlets Catches Heat for Hamburger HyperboleAmong other things, not everyone thinks Obama should “hamburger-ize” the economy.
  15. Recession Is Your Friend
    Zagats Agree With Stephen Starr: Certain Restaurants Will PrevailWill casual, lower-priced restaurants thrive because they’re more convenient than eating at home?
  16. Recession Is Your Friend
    Danny Abrams Knows You’re Lowering Your PricesThe restaurateur says that anyone who claims otherwise is lying.
  17. Plattitudes
    Platt to the FutureCutty and Platty disagree about the future of the luxury meal.
  18. Troubled Times
    Sour Economy Continues to Inspire Food JournalistsOne tries to bargain down the price of a slice, another suggests knockoff restaurants, and Flo Fab tells us, again, how restaurants are dealing with the these troubled times.
  19. Dining Dollars
    Crisis? What Crisis?Not all Wall Streeters are crying into cheap beers.
  20. Foodienomics
    Economic Forecast: Eat Bad Food, Drink MorePair your ramen with a can of beer.
  21. NewsFeed
    The Foreseeable Future of Dining: Lunch Specials and Overbooked Tables?In the current restaurant economy, it may be easier to score a prime table, but Frank Bruni says it’s all an illusion.