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By The Numbers: Apples

'Tis the season to eat (and pick) apples
Oct 2, 2012 12:01 pm

Apple harvest season is at its peak, from Washington state to New York and across New England, where orchards are producing bushels and bushels of Honey Crisps, McIntosh, Cortland and oh so many (too many!) Red Delicious. Most are still picked the old fashioned way — by hand. We suggest going to pick your own. To help get you psyched, here are some facts and figures involving apples...

Revealed: The Best And Worst Restaurant Chains In America

Who scores? What the hell is Fatz Eatz & Drinkz?
Jun 28, 2012 12:08 pm

America’s foremost arbiter of the good and the sucky, Consumer Reports, just dropped their Best and Worst restaurant chains list. Who scores the highest?

41 Things You Didn't Know About Chicken Eggs

Incredible, edible. And did we mention incredible?
Apr 26, 2012 9:01 am

The chicken egg. In some ways, it’s so familiar and in others, so strange.

By The Numbers: Chipotle

A burrito-lover's guide to the fast-casual chain
Dec 15, 2011 3:01 pm
chipotle burrito bowl

What? Chipotle considered fast food? Maybe, it’s true, Chipotle is indeed part of the “fast casual” movement. But, in my book, it’s way above the fast food standard. Baja Fresh might be in the same ballpark as Chipotle, but comparing a Chipotle taco to one from Taco Bell is like comparing apples to Apple Jacks.  


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