Seoul mulls sending food aid to Pyongyang before October
The South Korean government is considering sending food aid to North Korea before the harvest season at the request of a UN agency that called on the international community to support Pyongyang, which is facing its worst food crisis in 10 years, a ministry official said Tuesday. Citing a recent joint report from the World Food Program and the Food and Agriculture Organization on North Korea’s food situation, a Unif...
Tips on Sending Food Gifts to U.S. Military
Being home for the holidays will not be possible this year for many American armed forces. The next best thing may be receiving greetings and gifts of food items. Many foods are safe to mail. However, you must have the name and address of a military person stationed overseas. Because of security risks, the U.S. Postal Service will not deliver mail addressed to “Any Serviceman.” It’s important to mail food gifts that are not perishable, can tolerate a range of temperatures, and won’t…
How Bee’s Cuisine Became the East Side’s Go-to Spot for Southeast Asian Food
Bee’s Cuisine has remained mostly under the radar since it opened last February. Even without fanfare, Bee’s Southeast Asian offerings have quickly become a go-to spot for East Sid,Dining Out
Beyond the budget: What are the options to extend ferry service past October?
After hearing hundreds of testimonies, lawmakers say keeping basic service a top priority.
SF promises improved ferry service to city’s sixth top visited attraction — Alcatraz
There doesn’t appear to be any naysayers in San Francisco’s plan to improve the experience to Alcatraz — The City’s sixth most visited site – at its current waterfront location. »
Local Food Permitting Concerns
The Inspections Department in Alice is asking the public to be mindful when consuming and selling food to the public. The City's regulations on food
Local third-graders learn about food production
DELPHOS - More than 150 third-graders from Franklin, Landeck and St. John’s elementary schools worked with students from the Delphos FFA Chapter on Thursd
10 Top Kids' Party Places in Southeast Michigan
Looking for great local birthday party places for kids? Check out this roundup of sweet celebration spots in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.
More than 20,000 without power after severe weather, high winds across southeast Michigan
Approximately 22,000 DTE Energy customers were without power across southeast Michigan Wednesday afternoon after severe storms and high winds passed through the area.
How local food trucks go brick and mortar
Invitation Homes Helps Seattle Community Food Bank
Volunteers Give Back to Local Community by Serving Up Food To Those In Need Invitation Homes (NYSE: INVH) recently gave back to the greater Seattle community through a day of service to help Northwest Harvest Food Bank fight hunger. Invitation Homes team members assisted with assembling 4,400 pounds of pasta, which provided 3,385 meals to …
How junk food advertising is targeting minority communities
(Photo courtesy of NNPA Newswire) Companies that sell snacks, soda and other high-calorie foods are pouring millions into advertising campaigns that are targeted to Black and Hispanic communities, according to a recent study Social scientists have long believed that disproportionately aggressive promotion to minorities of nutritionally-poor foods high in sugar, saturated fat and sodium has resulted in higher obesity rates and other health disparities. Now, in…
What you missed this week in notable Southeast Nebraska crimes and court cases
This week's local crime & court updates from The Lincoln Journal Star
How to fry foods without using oil
How healthy are the food options in your rural community?
How healthy are the food choices in your community?It's not a question I'd given much thought prior to a couple weeks ago, when I posted a story on agweek.com about a study that looked at food purchases across the country. The study determined the least healthy food purchases, on average, were made in...
What I Learned from Viva La Local Food Festival
Local food lovers swarmed to Rillito Park Race Track on Saturday, April 18 for Viva La Local's spring event. The event, which was so successful in previous years that it's become bi-annual, fuses a farmers market with a tasting event—at least that's what I expected before going. : The first thing I realized about the event was that the tasting sizes were actually massive. Each sample ran $5, which seemed pricey until you saw the dishes. While the price matched the portion, it…
How to send food back at a restaurant without making things awkward
Some of us feel a little timid about sending a dish or drink back because we don't like it. Good news: The general consensus is that it's OK to do so.
WMFE hosts a discussion on local food scene at Trends in Taste
How did Orlando’s obsession with pho start? Where can we find the city’s “signature dish” (it’s honey nougat glacé, if you didn’t know)? And how...
Food: What will local restaurants do if power is shut off?
Sustainable Solano discusses how to increase availability of local food
Solano County has an abundance of farms, yet much of the foods that residents consume in grocery stores, schools and hospitals come from outside the county and much of it is processed. Trying to es…