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Foodie Friday: Malborough Pizza & Restaurant
Outdoor report: Fishing steady on region's lakes
Hidden cameras offer unique glimpse of animals in the wild
Extreme Winds Shut Down One of Europe’s Busiest Airports
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Five popcorn flavors you have to try in Greater Lafayette
Foodie Friday: Malborough Pizza & Restaurant
2018-01-19 14:10:03 MALBOROUGH — If variety is the spice of life for you – and – your pallet enjoys different flavors, then look no further than Marlborough Pizza & Restaurant. The popular hot spot offers a little something for everyone and it all starts with breakfast. If you happen to come for lunch, the soups, salads and sandwiches are top-notch but the Greek pizza is a staple   Read More ...
Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco
2018-01-19 14:01:27 WASHINGTON (AP) - Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials. But the proposal from the Food and Drug Administration could have another unexpected effect: opening the door for companies to sell a new generation of alternative tobacco products, allowing the industry to survive - even thrive - for generations to come   Read More ...
Sweet news: Chef Alina Eisenhauer becomes culinary director for The International in Bolton
2018-01-19 14:00:39 Here is some sweet news for anyone who was missing the culinary creations of Chef Alina Eisenhauer. The 47-year-old Worcester chef is now the culinary director over at The International in Bolton where she is working on new menus for the Fireplace Room Restaurant and the entire property. Known for her sweet treats and delectable delights at Sweet Kitchen & Bar in Worcester, Eisenhauer took a break after closing her Shrewsbury Street restaurant in July after running it for roughly 10 years   Read More ...
The mystery of the missing airfare
2018-01-19 13:47:00 John Angarano isn’t just tired of the what he suspects are bait-and-switch airfares online. He’s also skeptical about the excuses airlines and online booking sites give for displaying an initial low price then switching it out later with a higher fare. When he recently searched online for a flight from Rochester, N.Y., to Boston, he says he found several affordable prices only to have them replaced with “this fare is no longer available” as the transaction progressed   Read More ...
Doctor delivers baby on international flight
2018-01-19 13:40:02 This definitely wasn't what Dr. Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight with Air France from India to the United States. Hemal was tired. The second-year urology resident at Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute had spent his entire day traveling. He started in New Delhi, stopped in Paris and was now headed to New York, where he would catch a connecting flight to Cleveland -- his final destination   Read More ...
Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes, save Big Tobacco
2018-01-19 13:08:48 Washington – Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That’s the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials. But the proposal from the Food and Drug Administration could have another unexpected effect: opening the door for companies to sell a new generation of alternative tobacco products, allowing the industry to survive — even thrive — for generations to come   Read More ...
If you only have time for three meals in Cambridge, Mass., make sure they’re here
2018-01-19 12:47:24 If you haven’t been to Cambridge in awhile — say, since you left the hallowed halls of Harvard or M.I.T. — you are in for a culinary surprise. Sure, some of your favorite haunts are still around, serving up tasty burgers, and lobster mac and cheese. However, chefs of a new breed are crafting menus that reflect the vibrancy of the town’s international community, combining cultures and tastes that in the past may have confounded bow-tie-and-Marimekko-frocked diners   Read More ...
The 13 Best DineLA Lunch Deals, Winter 2018
2018-01-19 12:40:01 DineLA is back again folks. That's right, from Friday, January 12 to Friday, January 26, restaurants around town are putting together prix-fixe lunch menus for either $15, $20, or $25. These spectacular meal deals targeted towards the leisurely lunching set include everything from build-your-own Cajun adventures to seafood feasts down in Manhattan Beach. Whether looking for Downtown power lunching hot spots or sushi specialists in the Valley, here are thirteen of the best dineLA lunch deals, presented from west to east   Read More ...
to Host National Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference in March | Agency of Commerce and Community Development
2018-01-19 12:33:55 BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont will host the 2018 Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference on March 6-8. Conference planners expect 300+ professionals from around the country representing breweries, brewery guilds, destination management organizations, tour operators, members of the media, and bloggers to attend. The Agenda for the for the Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference includes sessions on best practices and partnerships to grow beer tourism, as well as multiple breakout sessions dedicated to marketers, tourism professionals, and tour operators   Read More ...
Grand Teton's 2017 visitation marks busiest on record
2018-01-19 12:31:02 JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park recorded its busiest year in 2017 — the fourth consecutive year of record attendance. According to the National Park Service, the western Wyoming park had more than 4.9 million visits last year, a 3 percent increase from the prior year. Officials say the park had 3.3 million recreational visits last year, a count that excludes most traffic on the highways running through the park   Read More ...
3 dead as monstrous winds lash Europe, creating travel nightmare
2018-01-19 12:25:40 Deadly storms driven by 90-mph wind gusts threw transportation across much of northern Europe into chaos Thursday, canceling hundreds of flights, shutting down rail lines and bringing havoc to roads and highways. Two deaths in the Netherlands and one in Belgium were blamed on the storm. Dutch broadcaster NOS posted frightening videos of a massive tree crashing down in the wind, barely missing a woman with a stroller   Read More ...
Panera asks FDA to define an 'egg' in a swipe at competitors' breakfast sandwiches
2018-01-19 12:25:05 What is an egg? That's the question Panera wants the Food and Drug Administration to answer. The restaurant company is known for its focus on healthy and fresh food and for challenging its competitors to step up their food game. This time, it's targeting the eggs in their breakfast sandwiches. "Panera and our competitors use the FDA definitions to guide our product descriptions and names," said Sara Burnett, director of wellness and food policy at Panera   Read More ...
Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco
2018-01-19 12:21:56 WASHINGTON (AP) - Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials. But the proposal from the Food and Drug Administration could have another unexpected effect: opening the door for companies to sell a new generation of alternative tobacco products, allowing the industry to survive - even thrive - for generations to come   Read More ...
Fun Food Things to Do Jan. 19-21
2018-01-19 12:20:43 Gail Ciampa Journal Food Editor gailciampa You've heard about them, and here are two chances to try them this weekend. We're talking liege waffles. Burgundian Waffles will be at the newly expanded and renovated Pantry at Avenue N on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. A liege (lee-ehj) waffle is similar to a brioche dough, risen with yeast and full of buttery goodness   Read More ...
Vegan restaurant by Chloe opens in Providence
2018-01-19 12:20:38 Gail Ciampa Journal Food Editor gailciampa PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The vegan restaurant named "by Chloe" opens at 223 Thayer St. on Friday. (Editor's Note: The original version of this story reported that the restaurant would open Thursday; however, the opening was delayed a day.) It's been more than a year since the fast-casual restaurant's arrival was announced. It will be open 11 a   Read More ...
Tips for planning a vacation with teenagers
2018-01-19 12:20:33 Travel is a chance to introduce them to new experiences, even if you have to nudge a little. By Lynn O'Rourke HayesFamilyTravel.com Traveling with teens? Plan ahead for memory-making good times. Here are five ideas to consider: 1. Plan together. Teens are developing adults, and most want to be included in choosing a destination or planning activities. When possible, offer your teen a portion of the trip to research or manage on his or her own   Read More ...
New Country Rankings Aim to Help Travelers Choose Safe Destinations
2018-01-19 11:05:59 The getaway. New Country Rankings Aim to Help Travelers Choose Safe Destinations The State Department has classified every country from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe on a scale of 1 to 4. What does that mean for you? A primer. Planning to travel abroad this year? The State Department has new advisories at Travel.state.gov that rank every country on a scale of one to four to help travelers make informed decisions about their personal safety   Read More ...
U.S. anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes but save Big Tobacco
2018-01-19 10:32:41 WASHINGTON - Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are far less addictive. For those who can't or won't quit, allow lower-risk products that deliver nicotine without the deadly effects of traditional cigarettes   Read More ...
Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco
2018-01-19 10:08:49 WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are far less addictive. For those who can't or won't quit, allow lower-risk products that deliver nicotine without the deadly effects of traditional cigarettes   Read More ...
Delving into the hutongs of Beijing, chopsticks at the ready
2018-01-19 09:46:32 The problem is obvious: Beijing is full of delicious food, representing thousands of years of culinary history. Beijing is also an immense city of some 21 million people, and most visitors are not up to the task of finding the good restaurants among the subpar ones. My first visit to mainland China is a short one of just seven days, and I want to be able to come away feeling like I’ve tasted some real Chinese food, the stuff that the locals eat   Read More ...
Family Cooking
2018-01-19 09:08:29 Photo What cooking traditions do you and your family have? Are there certain types of food or ways of preparing meals that are specific to your family’s way of life or culture? If so, what are they and how does participating in these food rituals make you feel? Tell us in the comments, then read the to learn how indigenous populations in Canada preserve their heritage through cooking   Read More ...
Central Arkansas catfish chain to open 4th restaurant
2018-01-19 09:05:29 A Central Arkansas catfish chain said Thursday it plans to open a fourth restaurant in North Little Rock this spring. The new Eat My Catfish location will be in the McCain Plaza Shopping Center, 4216 E. McCain Boulevard, next to the Dick's Sporting Goods, according to a news release. It it set to open there this spring. The restaurant boasts farm-raised catfish, crab legs, shrimp and crawfish   Read More ...
American Airlines passengers brace for emergency landing - | WBTV Charlotte
2018-01-19 09:02:09 DALLAS (KNXV/CNN) - Passengers on an American Airlines flight had a scary landing Wednesday after smoke was seen coming from the cockpit. "You will be given instructions when to brace, remain in that position until the aircraft comes to a complete stop," a rattled flight attendant said over the intercom. The attendant also told everyone to 'Brace" for a rough landing   Read More ...
In northern Jordan, a community-based tourism project wakes the sleepy village of Umm Qais
2018-01-19 08:46:54 Alia’s fingers perform a nimble dance as she weaves the leaves of palm and banana into baskets. She makes it look like a breeze, that same gentle breeze that’s swaying the grapevine we sit under. Alia and her friend Um Hani also use reeds, straw and a local plant called halfa to create the simple, gorgeous baskets with a rustic-chic look   Read More ...
Hundreds of flights scrapped as storm shuts Amsterdam's Schiphol airport
2018-01-19 08:31:12 (CNN)A powerful windstorm forced the Netherlands' Schiphol Airport to close temporarily on Thursday and caused airlines to cancel 320 flights in and out of the facility in Amsterdam. The airport has reopened and passengers are checking in as air traffic gradually resumes, Schiphol Airport said on Twitter, but the storm has brought chaos to flight schedules. The airport earlier announced all air traffic had been suspended because of "severe weather conditions   Read More ...
Some coyotes getting bold as they expand search for food, water; dogs being killed
2018-01-19 08:12:42 Spotting an occasional coyote is no big deal in many areas around the St. Louis region, particularly in suburbs occupying land that in the not-too-distant past was inhabited only by wildlife. But sightings of the animals are making their way to the Missouri Department of Conservation in bigger numbers than usual for this time of year — and some coyotes are emboldened enough to stroll down neighborhood streets   Read More ...
Nestle reveals pink KitKat from ruby chocolate
2018-01-19 08:10:27 (CNN/Meredith) – Nestle is offering a new variation of one of its classic snacks. It's called the KitKat Chocolatery Sublime Ruby, and it's made from ruby chocolate. The bar makes its debut tomorrow in Japan and South Korea. Ruby chocolate, made from "ruby" cocoa beans was unveiled last year by a Swiss chocolate-maker. Milk, dark, white…and RUBY! Today we launched the #KitKat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby – a crispy wafer bar coated with the world’s first Ruby chocolate: https://t   Read More ...
Maine Lawmakers -- and Voters -- Still Hope to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
2018-01-19 08:09:07 Share Add to News and Trends Cannabis Maine Lawmakers -- and Voters -- Still Hope to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Maine voters have approved legal marijuana but the governor, a noted opponent of legal cannabis, has thwarted legalization despite voters.   Read More ...
Book with Norwegian Cruise Line and Get Up to $500 Free Onboard Spend and Up to 5 Free Offers
2018-01-19 08:05:25 Whether it’s island hopping you’re after or simply a carefree week away from your daily responsibilities, there’s no better way to relax on vacation than to take a cruise. And if there’s one way to make a cruise vacation better, it’s free offers. Which is why we couldn’t be more excited about Norwegian’s Super Splash Sale, a limited-time promotion that gives guests up to $500 to spend onboard — plus up to 5 free offers, including unlimited open bar, specialty dining, shore exclusions, Wi-Fi, and your stateroom’s third and fourth guest free   Read More ...
Going to great lengths: Cycling Britain from Land’s End to John O’Groats
2018-01-19 07:47:10 It was our third day on the road. After we made it through the traffic-clogged city of Plymouth and the rain had moved from gentle mist to angry drops, we began cycling 1,200 feet up and through the Dartmoor National Park in England’s Devon County. Foggy and desolate, but so beautiful, the moorland was like nothing either of us had seen before   Read More ...
6 ways to get rid of bad gifts still hanging around after the holidays
2018-01-19 07:41:04 In this Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, file photo, J.C. Penney sales associate Wanda Cofield, left, assists Cynthia Putney, right, and Linda Pierce with returns and exchanges at the store, at Golden East Crossing mall in Rocky Mount, N.C. With the holiday season over, some shoppers are still wondering what to do with the unwanted gifts still hanging around. Shoppers have options, including swapping and selling online   Read More ...
Jalisco Norte's Bloody Mary Gets a Kick from Salsa and Mole Sauce
2018-01-19 07:40:09 We're on a constant search for a better bloody mary, and at long last, we've found a unique twist at Jalisco Norte. Thanks to the house bloody mary blend, chef Jose Meza's salsa rojo and a touch of mole salt crafted by bar manager, Ravinder Singh, it's a new favorite. (Who thinks to add bittersweet sauce usually reserved for enchiladas to a bloody mary?) If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters   Read More ...
New Asian-Fusion Restaurant Musume Opens Next Week in the Arts District
2018-01-19 07:39:45 Musume, the forthcoming Asian-fusion restaurant opening in the Arts District, has set an open date: Wednesday, Jan. 24. Under executive chef Ken Lumpkin, the restaurant will focus on "world-class sushi and contemporary Asian fusion cuisine" and boasts the "largest selection of sake in Texas ... with more than 100 labels, as well as a sake on tap option," according to a press release   Read More ...
AllGood Cafe's Breakfast Is the Antidote to the Trendy Brunches of Dallas
2018-01-19 07:39:39 And that’s saying a lot for a restaurant that doesn’t even have brunch on the menu. Served daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., AllGood’s breakfast menu has all the breakfast and brunch classics, from migas ($8.99) to breakfast tacos ($7.99 to $8.99) to buttermilk pancakes ($3.99 to $6.99) so big and so fluffy, they warrant their own weather forecast. The breakfast No   Read More ...
Outdoor report: Fishing steady on region's lakes
2018-01-19 07:31:51 Up at the Northwest Angle, Lake of the Woods Tourism reports good ice conditions where resorts have ice roads or trails, and fishing is good in 22 to 28 feet of water for a mixed bag of walleyes, saugers and perch. There's a plowed ice road from Young's Bay on the Northwest Angle mainland to Flag and Oak islands. Devils Lake   Read More ...
6 ways to get rid of bad gifts still hanging around after the holidays
2018-01-19 07:22:21 In this Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, file photo, J.C. Penney sales associate Wanda Cofield, left, assists Cynthia Putney, right, and Linda Pierce with returns and exchanges at the store, at Golden East Crossing mall in Rocky Mount, N.C. With the holiday season over, some shoppers are still wondering what to do with the unwanted gifts still hanging around. Shoppers have options, including swapping and selling online   Read More ...
Are There Health Downsides To Vegetarian Diets?
2018-01-19 07:11:00 Jan. 18, 2018 -- It's becoming more popular to eat meat-free at least part of the time. While more than 3% of Americans are full-time vegetarians, a recent poll by the Vegetarian Resource Group found that 37% of respondents say they always or sometimes eat vegetarian meals when dining out. The top reason? Health. Although vegetarian eating does have a stellar health reputation, recent news has focused on what could be bad about vegetarian diets and more stringent vegan plans, including reports of hair loss and depression   Read More ...
Wintry mix throws air travel into chaos
2018-01-19 07:10:43 Hundreds of flights have been delayed or canceled at airports across the U.S. as a winter storm brought snow and dangerous ice.   Read More ...
Using Wolf Urine to Deter Coyotes: Does it Work?
2018-01-19 07:08:56 There are a few ways to deter wildlife from coming onto your property. Here in Reno-Sparks, many are trying to keep coyotes out of their yards. Wolf urine is one of the most widely-used deterrents in our area, according to Michael Beran, Owner and Operator of Wildlife Command Center. Beran says that's in part because people can order it online and in large amounts   Read More ...
Whole Foods recalls cheesecake bars over unlisted allergen
2018-01-19 06:44:54 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Whole Foods Markets in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut are voluntarily recalling cheesecake bars because they may contain an allergen not listed on the product label, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA said the products could contain almond flour, which may cause an adverse reaction if consumed by someone with a tree nut allergy   Read More ...