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STARS flocked to Southend as a new steak and lobster restaurant opened its doors for the first time. STARS Flocked To Southend As A New Steak And Lobster Restaurant Opened Its Doors For The First Time.
 

Former rugby player and current Strictly Come Dancing contestant Thom Evans set pulses racing as did glamour model and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Casey Batchelor when they appeared at the launch of seafront restaurant Bourgee. The venue in Eastern Esplanade, formerly Tiffins Indian restaurant, also played host to celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, TOWIE star Ferne McCann and her boyfriend Charlie Sims.


Upper Peninsula foundation starts food initiative Upper Peninsula Foundation Starts Food Initiative
 

A foundation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is starting a program aimed at improving children's long-term health by teaching them how to grow, prepare and appreciate fruits and vegetables. Keweenaw Community Foundation Executive Director Barb Rose says the program will offer nutritional instruction, gardening, food preparation and lots of tasting.


Soccer teams to 'snack it up' with veggies, fruits Soccer Teams To 'snack It Up' With Veggies, Fruits
 

Youth soccer coaches in New Hampshire are getting coupon booklets for discounts on fruits and vegetables to share with their teams as part of a program emphasizing healthier snack options. The program was created as an initiative of childObesity180 at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition.


Tough time to sell Ukraine president's 'mouthwatering' candy empire Tough Time To Sell Ukraine President's 'mouthwatering' Candy Empire
 

A chance to buy the candy empire of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is the kind of opportunity in a fast-growing market that would normally have multinational confectioners - like Nestle or Cadbury's parent Mondelez - drooling at the prospect. But despite owning factories in four countries and making $1.2 billion in annual sales, Ukraine's "chocolate king" may have a hard time finding a buyer for his company, now that its founder is the leader of a country at war.


Made in the Peak District - traditional Stilton is back on the shelves Made In The Peak District - Traditional Stilton Is Back On The Shelves
 

Production of the cheese locally ceased with the closure of the former Dairy Crest-owned creamery in Hartington in 2009. Since then, a new, smaller dairy has been set up in the parish by two former employees, and after going through rigorous inspection procedures the dairy was granted a licence to use the Stilton name.


Tomatoes and salad kits recalled Tomatoes And Salad Kits Recalled
 

A California produce company is issuing a recall of some lots of tomatoes and salad kits that include them because they may be contaminated with salmonella. Taylor Farms of Tracy issued the voluntary recall Saturday night for Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes shipped to Costco locations in Los Angeles and Hawthorne in California, Tacoma and Lynwood in Washington, and Las Vegas in Nevada.


Two perfect days in Camden, Maine Two Perfect Days In Camden, Maine
 

Straight up, over ice, or frozen, daiquiris are just as good now as when Hemingway drank them. Of course, like many classics, the daiquiri is easy to make and easy to get wrong.


Ricardo magazine launches in English Canada Ricardo Magazine Launches In English Canada
 

The premiere issue of Ricardo, which will be in stores Monday, features stories on Thanksgiving entertaining, cranberries, potatoes, planting fall garlic, top 10 cuts for grilling and ideas for dinners that will create leftovers to tote for lunch the next day. To satisfy Larrivee's sweet tooth, he has included a recipe for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie and a feature on apple pie to take advantage of the fall harvest, with tips on pastry making.


Slow Money invests in small food enterprises Slow Money Invests In Small Food Enterprises
 

Consumers who want to support local food and farms aren't limited anymore to buying locally produced veggies, meats and cheeses. They can make direct investments big or small into local food businesses through a national movement called Slow Money, which links investors with farmers and small food producers.


Flowers and home-grown veg to go on display at Epsom Garden Society's autumn show Flowers And Home-grown Veg To Go On Display At Epsom Garden Society's Autumn Show
 

Dazzling flowers and impressive home-grown vegetables are set to go on display at Epsom Garden Society's autumn show. In addition to flowers, fruits and vegetables, show secretary Jill Farnham says there will be sections for preserves, baking and flower arrangements.


Alison Weaver pictured outside the shop with some of her sausages Alison Weaver Pictured Outside The Shop With Some Of Her Sausages
 

WINNING bangers made by a village butchers have taken on a whole new level of fame after being endorsed by Downton Abbey stars. The Bampton Royal pork sausages, produced on site at Patrick Strainge Butchers, were feasted on by the cast of the ITV period drama when it was filmed in the village earlier this year.


Politics and steak on the menu in Iowa Politics And Steak On The Menu In Iowa
 

When Tom Harkin supporters Joan and Gray Kiernan decided to throw the congressional candidate a fundraiser in 1972, they charged $2 for the ticket, picked up the costs for the steak, salad and baked potatoes and gave the funds raised to Harkin's campaign. Reported attendance: 20 people.


Food and Beverage News and Trends - Food and Beverage Alert (US): September 2014 Food And Beverage News And Trends - Food And Beverage Alert (US): September 2014
 

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. Poll indicates strong support by parents for school lunch standards.


Ebola patient in Omaha eating ice cream Ebola Patient In Omaha Eating Ice Cream
 

Officials at the Nebraska Medical Center where an American aid worker infected with Ebola is being treated say the patient is getting his appetite back. Dr. Rick Sacra was flown to the Omaha, Nebraska, hospital on Sept.


From Cotton Candy To Cat Pee: Decoding Tasting Notes In Honey From Cotton Candy To Cat Pee: Decoding Tasting Notes In Honey
 

If bees in France buzz around the lavender fields, foraging for nectar, what does the honey they produce smell or taste like? But not all the floral, spicy or woody aromas detectable in the roughly 300 varieties of honeys being produced today are so easy to name. That's where the new Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel, developed by a sensory panel at the Honey and Pollination Center at the University of California, Davis, comes in.


This Is The Best 3D Food Printer We've Seen Yet - And It Makes Stunning Desserts This Is The Best 3D Food Printer We've Seen Yet - And It Makes Stunning Desserts
 

One company, however, has gone a different direction, designing 3D printer that turns sugar into gorgeous geometric confections in your own kitchen. "They work a lot like making frosting," Liz von Hasseln, co-inventor of 3D Systems' ChefJet , told Business Insider.


Anthony Tropeano, James Welling and Mark Baumann Anthony Tropeano, James Welling And Mark Baumann
 

A CELEBRITY chef is hoping to "break the mould" as he prepares to open a new fine dining restaurant on Southend seafront. The first few people through the door of the former Tiffins restaurant, next to the Kursaal, will be treated to a free coffee ground from his own Bourgee branded beans.


Encouraging healthier food choices via weekly text messages Encouraging Healthier Food Choices Via Weekly Text Messages
 

Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While not an outright recommendation, the 2,000-calorie benchmark is what the FDA considers a reasonable daily calorie intake for many adults.


New superfoods could help key protein keep bodies healthy New Superfoods Could Help Key Protein Keep Bodies Healthy
 

A new generation of new superfoods that tackle heart disease and diabetes could be developed following research into a protein that helps keep cells in our bodies healthy. The beneficial substances comprise broccoli-derived sulforaphane and quercetin, which is found in high-levels in onions.


Papa's favorite poison Papa's Favorite Poison
 

Years ago, I had little use for the daiquiri. I regarded it as a fruity, frothy, adolescent concoction, made for injudicious college drinking and the "specialty cocktail" page at chain restaurants, all too often impregnated with artificial colors and flavors.


 
 
   
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