Archive for April, 2015

Taco Bell Menu Grows

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Taco Bell is hoping to recreate the excitement that came from the introduction of its Doritos Locos taco in 2012. The fast food chain is introducing a new taco with a crispy shell made of Fritos corn chips. Select locations will begin offering the taco in both original Fritos flavor and in chili cheese flavor. […]

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What Food Cravings Really Mean

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

If you have frequent cravings for French fries or cheese this might be a sign that you actually are missing vital nutrients in your diet. Everyone gets hungry, but there is a major difference between feeling hungry or craving a certain food item. Most of the time a severe craving that you experience frequently means […]

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No GMOs for Chipotle

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Effective immediately, all the food served at Chipotle restaurants will be free of genetically modified ingredients. The restaurant chain had been voluntarily labeling items that contained GMOs, but it took years to carry out the goal of serving a completely GMO-free menu. Suppliers had to grow the proper crops, and  it was necessary to swap […]

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The Russian Government Invests in a New Russian Fast Food Chain

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Today, a Moscow newspaper leaked word that the Russian government plans to invest a billion rubles, the equivalent of $18 million, in a new restaurant chain. The venture is the brainchild of two brothers, both of them acclaimed film directors. Nikita Mikhalkov and his brother Konchalovsky reportedly wrote a letter to Vladimir Putin urging him […]

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Stumptown Introduces Summer Coffee

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Quality coffee company Stumptown introduced a new product to grocery stores recently: a milk carton filled with chilled coffee that is perfect for summer. The tasty drink is a combination of coffee, half and half and chocolate. Stumptown coffee is special since the coffee is brewed for 12 hours without heat. Alexei Beltyukov said that […]

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Starbucks to Offer 4-Year Tuition Reimbursement to Employees

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Starbucks has renewed and expanded its commitment to the education of its employees, according to a recent announcement. The coffee purveyor announced, this week, that they would be extending their tuition reimbursement policy to cover four, full years of college for eligible employees. The announcement is simply an expansion of the company’s preexisting College Achievement […]

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Le District Opens

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Le District is the perfect place to visit if you love French food. This 30,000 square foot attraction is home to four districts. One of the districts sells coffees and pastries, one offers fine wine and cheeses, one is home to fresh produce, and the last district is where the Le District restaurant is housed. […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Palate: Food to Eat This Spring

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Now that the cold winter months is over, it is time to get your appetite back in some scrumptious food. Spring is not the only time to clean your home and closet, it is also the best time to rejuvenate your palate and taste the many types of food you missed during the winter. Fresh […]

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