Category Archive : Food

Meet celebrity chefs, sample goodies at USA Today's Wine & Food Experience, Sept 7

Meet celebrity chefs, sample goodies at USA Today’s Wine & Food Experience, Sept 7

Meet celebrity chefs, explore regional cuisines and sip fine wines at 10 events across America. Visit wineandfood.usatoday.com. USA Today Wine & Food Experience, USA Today Wine & Food Experience

Interested in sampling food from 30 top Brooklyn restaurants in just one afternoon?

Consider attending the Sept. 7 USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience featuring a host of local and national chefs, food celebrities and, naturally, lots of food, wine, craft beer and spirits along with cooking demos.

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Avocado Day: Chipotle, other chains giving away free guac Wednesday despite the higher cost

Here’s the scoop: Avocado prices continue to dip.

While wholesale avocado prices have come down nearly $20 for a 25-pound box after an early July spike, the popular fruit still costs 80% more than this time last year, said David Magaña, vice president and senior analyst at Rabobank based in Fresno, California.

Some restaurants have started charging more for guacamole or taking avocados off the menu. Faux guacamole recipes made from Calabasas, a small Mexican squash, have been circulating on social media.

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McDonald’s stock hits all-time high as promotions boost US second-quarter sales

McDonald’s stock hits an all-time high as promotions boost US second-quarter sales

McDonald’s on Friday reported same-store sales growth that topped estimates, as promotions and store upgrades pay off for its U.S. business.

Shares of the company hit an all-time high of $218.15 in morning trading before giving up some of those gains. The company’s stock, which has a market value of more than $165 billion, is up 20% so far this year.

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