McDonald's is expanding its line of indulgent sweets in a push to boost afternoon snack-time traffic and sales, with sundaes, frappes and baked goods including muffin tops and croissants. Other chains are also wooing snackers with new items and promotions, including Wendy's, Starbucks and Zoe's Kitchen.
Educators may be better able to support themselves, peers and students if they focus on personal wellness, asserts Alex Shevrin, a teacher at an alternative therapeutic school in Vermont. In this blog post, she offers ways in which educators can improve their well-being.
Children in a West Virginia community will have access to free meals through the end of the month. School nutrition professional Jayne Kimberly says some meals will feature fruits and vegetables, including watermelon, from a school garden.
Short-grain, absorbent rice is the foundation of paella, and rice should be cooked without stirring to achieve a crispy bottom layer. Traditional meats such as bone-in rabbit and whole prawns complement the delicately flavored Spanish dish, which can be overwhelmed by bold meats such as chorizo.
McDonald's has created The McDelivery Collection, a line of branded apparel that will be available to customers who use the UberEATS delivery app. The line, which includes a jogging suit and a Big Mac-emblazoned onesie, will be free for a limited time in select countries.
Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group will open coffee and wine bars next to Marta, the Italian-themed eatery the company opened three years ago on the first floor of the Redbury New York hotel. "I see this like a Roman piazza. You have the coffee, the pizza, the wine bar," Meyer said.
Millennials believe in eating healthy while occasionally indulging, focus more on nutritious eating than dieting for weight loss and are foodies who enjoy the dining experience, writes marketing strategist Mark Sutter. Members of Gen Y also tend to make food part of their personal brand, one they eagerly share with friends and social media followers.
Chef Katsuji Tanabe, the creator of Mexikosher in Los Angeles and a Season 12 "Top Chef" contender, will open a new Chicago restaurant this weekend. The eatery, Barrio, will meld flavors from Tanabe's childhood in Mexico with influences from his father's Japanese culture and others that are distinctly American.
San Antonio's Viva Health campaign is teaching more than 800 children about good nutrition this summer. Registered dietitian Anne Heine talks with children about controlling food portions, choosing water over sugar-sweetened drinks and filling half their plates with fruits and vegetables.
While Eleven Madison Park is undergoing renovations, chef Daniel Humm is taking a break from the New York restaurant's high-end tasting menus with a summer pop-up featuring casual, communal food. In this interview, Humm discusses how the concept came together and the freedom that comes with cooking casual cuisine.
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