Food and drink

Jacquie Cadorette
August 20, 2019 - 11:29 am
The chicken vs. beef debate has been shelved for the moment. Chick-fil-A and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen have sparked a Twitter debate over chicken vs. chicken. Fried chicken fans everywhere know exactly what comes on Chick-fil-A’s classic chicken sandwich – a hunk of fried or grilled chicken on a...
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Thomas Perumean
August 20, 2019 - 5:22 am
( WWL ) - Media maven Oprah Winfrey has put her money where her mouth is, investing in friend and frequent guest Dr. Andrew Weil's True Food Kitchen chain. Winfrey sits on the board of directors and is actively involved in marketing the healthy food restaurant which is growing quickly. New Orleans...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 16, 2019 - 1:35 pm
The highly trendy keto diet is one based around foods that are high in fat. But now, people are trying out the “dirty keto” diet, and it’s definitely not as good for you as the alternative. According to Business Insider, the dirty keto diet consists of high-fat foods that lie relatively on the...
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Corey James
August 16, 2019 - 6:37 am
( 98 PXY ) - Olive Garden 's annual pasta passes went on sale Thursday, but it didn't last very long. All 24,000 passes sold out in less than a second. But that's not all. This year, Olive Garden introduced a new twist , the Lifetime Pasta Pass. The first 50 people to buy the pasta passes would...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students at the school in Massachusetts. On Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, the Vapor Technology Association filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government to delay a review of electronic cigarettes. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
August 14, 2019 - 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A vaping industry group sued the U.S. government on Wednesday to delay an upcoming review of thousands of e-cigarettes on the market. The legal challenge by the Vapor Technology Association is the latest hurdle in the Food and Drug Administration's yearslong effort to regulate the...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2012, file photo, Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. A newly released study says if Asian carp reach Lake Michigan, they probably would find enough food to spread far and wide. Some experts have questioned whether there’s enough plankton in the lake to sustain the invasive carp away from shoreline areas. But the new report released Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, by University of Michigan scientists says despite a drop-off of plankton caused by exotic mussels, the voracious carp could feed on other organic material when venturing into deeper waters. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File)
August 12, 2019 - 2:42 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Asian carp are likely to find enough food to spread farther if they establish breeding populations in Lake Michigan, reinforcing the importance of preventing the invasive fish from gaining a foothold, scientists said in a paper released Monday. A study led by University...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 02, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Fans of tacos and Crunchwrap Supremes all over have been buzzing about the Taco Bell hotel pop-up headed for Palm Springs, California. Unfortunately, many will have to admire from afar, as the hotel was all booked up within two minutes of opening reservations to the public. The Bell: A Taco Bell...
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Johnny Lopez
August 01, 2019 - 11:40 am
Shots - it’s what’s for breakfast...or for lunch or mid-afternoon snack or whenever you go to Starbucks on Friday, August 2nd. That’s the day the coffee chain is offering customers around the nation free shots of its Nitro Cold Brew coffee, according to “ Today. ” Lush, creamy, impossibly smooth...
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Olga Castillo counts the change after selling vegetables to a customer at her stall in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, July 30, 2019. The Cuban government is capping prices for food and beverages throughout the country in order to control the risk of inflation due to a state wage hike and stagnant productivity. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)
July 31, 2019 - 5:27 pm
HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government is capping prices for food and beverages throughout the country in order to control the risk of inflation due to a state wage hike and stagnant productivity. The experiment started several weeks ago in some province and it will go into effect throughout Cuba on...
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Johnny Lopez
July 30, 2019 - 11:41 am
Nobody wants a cake that tastes like a cardboard box, but if it looks like one, then that’s a different story! Emily McGuire is avid shopper on Amazon and is used to receiving boxes from the online retailer several times a week. So when her husband, Mac, surprised her with a birthday cake that was...
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