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Super Bowl Ad Pays Off Big For Avocados

Sales and import numbers spike after funny ad
Mar 31, 2015 10:30 am

Avocados From Mexico hired ad agency GSD&M to create the playful spot, which has helped avocado sales soar during the first quarter of 2015. Who knew guacamole propaganda could be so successful? 

Cooking Shows Make You Fat, Apples And Prescription Drugs, The End Of Cheez Whiz?

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 30, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Brooklyn Hot Sauce Shop Employs World’s First Hot Sauce Sommelier

Taste 150+ global sauces, also sold online
Mar 27, 2015 10:00 am

Push that Tabasco aside and find your new hot sauce fix at Heatonist when it opens in mid-April in Brooklyn, New York. 

Biscuit Tacos, Planet-Friendly Beans, Ruth Reichl On A Cheese Road Trip

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Mar 25, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Is America Ready For A Bar Shed Invasion?

Folks in the UK will do crazy things for a pint
Mar 25, 2015 10:00 am

Forget the basement bar. Americans should really start adopting the UK’s backyard-bar trend. In America, the small outdoor shack (purchased at Home Depot and the like) is usually relegated to housing an assortment of yard tools or serving as storage overflow. But in the UK, they’re apparently used as conveniently located dens of drinking — man caves with serious benefits.

Hot Girls Eating Pizza, Hurricane Mussels, Farming Drones

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Mar 23, 2015 3:00 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Should You Even Ask For A Glass Of Water At Restaurants In Bone-Dry California?

New rules put parched diners in a tough spot
Mar 18, 2015 3:00 pm

The once-standard complimentary glass of water is no longer automatic when patrons sit down to dine at restaurants in California. On Tuesday, the drought-stricken state imposed new conservation rules that prohibit restaurants from serving the life-sustaining liquid unless customers ask for it. But just because you can ask for water doesnt mean you should. We examine the moral dilemma.

The Most Iconic Food Packaging, Filipino Night At Spotted Pig, Drug Tests Gone Bad

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 17, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

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