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13 08, 2017

Cheetos is Opening a Fancy New York Pop-Up Restaurant for Three Days

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Frito-Lay is teaming up with celebrity chef Anne Burrell to finally — let's face it — bring New Yorkers what they really want: a fine-dining menu offering a full range of Cheeto-infused delights. The company announced Tuesday it will open up a pop-up restaurant, the Spotted Cheetah, in the trendy Tribeca area for three days only

23 07, 2017

Michelin-Starred Ramen is Now Being Sold Nationwide

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Ramen fanatics can now enjoy a bowl of noodles from a Michelin-starred restaurant in the comfort of their own homes. According to RocketNews24, noodle company Nissin Foods has partnered with Nakiryu in Japan to create an instant version of its award-winning ramen. As you may recall, Nakiryu earned a Michelin star last year for its dan dan noodles and is one of only

23 07, 2017

Long Story Short Cafe, Port Melbourne

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A daytime cafe serving modern Australian food with an Asian twist… that’s the long and the short of it. Long Story Short Cafe recently relocated from its original Richmond location to the slightly quieter end of Port Melbourne, but its close proximity to the beach contributes to its relaxed and trendy vibe. It has taken a while

23 07, 2017

Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Kills 1, Infects 46 Others

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A person in New York City died after contracting salmonella from eating fresh papaya, an outbreak that has infected 46 other people in 12 states, federal health officials announced on Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the salmonella outbreak was linked to Caribena brand yellow Maradol papayas from Mexico that are sold in states

9 07, 2017

Too Convenient? A Mobile Supermarket That Comes To You

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Browse the science fiction aisles and you can find all sorts of dystopian future visions — environmental catastrophes, robot overlords, zombie swarms, triffids. Oddly enough, one of the spookiest scenarios ever conjured comes from a kids' movie. The 2008 Pixar film WALL-E imagines a future in which end-stage consumerism has run amok, leaving the planet utterly trashed and turning

9 07, 2017

Alan Wong’s The Pineapple Room at Ala Moana Center to Close

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After 18 years, The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong located in Macy’s at Ala Moana Center will serve its last meal on July 29. The restaurant opened with Liberty House in September 1999 as the famed local chef’s first expansion project. According to a statement by President and Owner Alan Wong, the decision to close was amicable and was a

25 06, 2017

Restaurants Put Branding Directly on Their Food to Win Instagram

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Consider this a response to the hyper-artisanal world we live in. Or perhaps an extension of it, the next step in bespoke products. Restaurants around the country are taking branding—which, in the past, has appeared on everything from matchbooks to mini-bottles of house hot sauce—and moving it front and center on the plate. While you might previously have seen

25 06, 2017

Ikea’s Bakeable Recipe Sheets Help Consumers Cook with Confidence

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Ikea recently partnered with Toronto-based advertising agency Leo Burnett to create Cook This Page, a collection of recipes printed on parchment paper, according to The Huffington Post. Consumers simply place the required ingredients on corresponding images stenciled on to parchment paper, fold it up and place it in the oven to bake. The bakeable sheets, which feature