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10 05, 2019

Burger King Takes on McDonald’s with a Range of ‘Unhappy’ Meals

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Shared from CNBC No one is happy all the time. That's the message Burger King is trying to communicate with a lineup of burger meals focused on "real" moods to help raise awareness about mental health. Timed to Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the "Real Meals" include the Blue Meal, Salty Meal, Yaaas Meal

10 05, 2019

How to Ripen an Avocado Fast

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Shared from MSN Ripen avocados fast using these hacks. Whether it's the microwave, oven, or with tinfoil, these tricks will make your avocados ripe in no time  |  © Getty Why is it when a guacamole craving hits, your avocados are always harder than rocks? Try these no-fail avocado-softening hacks, and you'll be rich in

10 05, 2019

Sour Fried Chicken

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Shared from From Tasting Table It's the Philippines by way of the Midwest, featuring a seasoning blend like no other Photo: Guerilla Street Food Ask anyone about St. Louis, and they're likely to bring up Guerrilla Street Food, the Filipino-inspired food truck-turned-restaurant. They'll also probably say something about the sour fried chicken, a new dish

10 05, 2019

Surprise Amazon Go Store Opening Causes New Yorkers to Do What They Do Best: Line Up

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Shared from FORTUNE An Amazon Go store appeared in Manhattan Tuesday morning, leading to long lines by noon. It's Amazon's first cashier-less store in New York.  |  Photos by Jeff John Roberts Amazon and New York City are friends again. Months after the retail giant quit the city in a huff over opposition to its

25 04, 2019

What’s the Fastest Way to Thaw Frozen Food?

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Shared from Restaurant Business Photograph: Shutterstock Question: I’ve designed and patented equipment that will automate par-cooked fried chicken and par-cooked french fries. I’ve had the best results cooking these par-cooked products from a thawed state, in a temperature ranging from 36-40 degrees. What is the fastest way I can thaw products using the slacking method?

25 04, 2019

Science Confirms It: Food Really Does Bring Us Together

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Shared from From The Grapevine Sharing food might be the ultimate icebreaker.  |  Photo: Everett Collection/Shutterstock Eating the same food as someone you've just met can help build trust and closeness. Here's some literal "food for thought," brought to you by a team of social science experts at the University of Chicago: If you're eating

25 04, 2019

Bento Boxes Are Trending in Fast Casual

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Shared from Nation's Restaurant News The compartmentalized Japanese lunch boxes are customizable and convenient Photo: Pei Wei Japanese-style bento boxes may have been around for centuries, but they’ve only recently been “discovered” by parents around the world who are making these compartmentalized lunchboxes for their kids. Now bento lunches are becoming a fast-casual trend too:

25 04, 2019

Starbucks Opens First U.S. Sign Language Store – with Murals, Tech Pads and Fingerspelling

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Shared from The Washington Post Employees take an order at Starbucks first U.S. signing store in D.C. (Joshua Trujillo/Starbucks) The storefronts along Washington’s bustling H Street Northeast are lit up with familiar names and logos: Petco. Whole Foods. CVS. There is also a Starbucks. Or, more specifically, S-T-A-R-B-U-C-K-S spelled out in the hand symbols of

25 04, 2019

Ono Hawaiian Plates Has People Lining Up – And For Good Reason

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Shared from CityPages Two scoops of sticky rice, one scoop of mayonnaise-laden macaroni salad, and an entree: The Hawaiian plate lunch hews to a simple formula, but it’s one that’s been selling out Ono Hawaiian Plates’ pop-ups for the past year and half. “Our mix of food growing up was like, Grandma would make beef