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Replicating Restaurant Dishes at Home

By ALEX WITCHEL Published: January 27, 2010 I’M not a regular consumer of fast food, but I’ve always liked the idea behind the “Eat This, Not That” series by the editor of Men’s Health, David Zinczenko. These books give menu guidance to the angels and devils perched on the shoulders of the millions of Americans … Continue reading

Shopping cart furniture

Quite a few grocery stores have made difficult to “borrow” a cart. Hence the rise of the granny cart. But in LA it seems like one can still shop, cross that invisible line and the wheels don’t lock. Below is an artist’s new twist on those abandoned carts that don’t get used for hawking fresh … Continue reading

Higher food costs lift US producer prices

US consumers spent less than expected over the festive season US producer prices rose 0.2% in December compared with November, led by an increase in the cost of food products, the Labor Department said. The seasonally adjusted increase in the price of goods leaving US factories was a slowdown on November’s 1.8% rise. For 2008 … Continue reading

Walgreens adding fresh, prepared food

Walgreen Co. is looking to drive more shoppers to its more than 7,000 stores nationwide by offering fresh foods and prepared meals. The drugstore chain, which has 24 Birmingham-area locations, is in talks with food manufacturers including Unilever NV, Nestle SA and Sara Lee Corp. about creating private-label and branded products, said a report by … Continue reading

Unions vs Food Deserts in Chicago

Daley stresses Wal-Mart’s importance in Chatham neighborhood BY MARY WISNIEWKSI Staff Reporter Daley stresses Wal-Mart’s importance in Chatham neighborhood Sat, 16 Jan 2010 04:00 BY MARY WISNIEWKSI Staff Reporter Mayor Richard M. Daley Saturday again stressed the importance of a Wal-Mart in the Chatham neighborhood, but would not say he would grant administrative approval for … Continue reading

Chicago produce leader Bob Strube Sr. dies | The Packer

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Does Whole Foods’ C.E.O know what’s best for you?

Love it or hate it, Whole Foods is one of the most recognizable grocery corporations on the planet, and you can thank the vision of John Mackey, co-founder and chief executive, for that. His vast self-explorations have resulted in forging a unique corporate identity that naturally lead one to wonder: is he at heart an … Continue reading

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