Food and drink

February 10, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The bass got an extra tasty role at the Metropolitan Opera. Instead of a prop, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo was served fresh pasta cooked by celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich. Bastianich prepared the course on stage during a performance of Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love...
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Amazon Prime Now bags full of groceries are loaded for delivery by a part-time worker outside a Whole Foods store, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Cincinnati. Amazon, which owns Whole Foods, plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership. Amazon.com Inc. said deliveries started Thursday in Austin, Texas; Cincinnati; Dallas; and Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 08, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods. The online retail giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership. It is the company's biggest move since it bought the organic grocer last year...
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FILE- In this Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, customers shop at a Whole Foods Market in Tampa, Fla. Amazon plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership. Amazon.com Inc. said deliveries will start Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Austin, Texas; Cincinnati; Dallas; and Virginia Beach, Va. The service will expand nationwide this year. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods. The online retail giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership. It is the company's biggest — and most expected — move since it bought the...
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This photo provided by Ben & Jerry's shows the company's low-calorie caramel cookie fix ice cream. Ben & Jerry's is the latest big brand to launch a slimmed-down version of its frozen treats. (Courtesy of Ben & Jerry's via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 9:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The competition among low-calorie ice creams is heating up. Ben & Jerry's, known for its ice cream filled with chunks of fudge, brownies or cookie dough, is the latest big brand to launch a slimmed-down version of its frozen treats. It's an effort to better compete with Halo Top...
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This Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, photo shows the Dunkin' Donuts sign on a shop in Mount Lebanon, Pa. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. reports earnings, Tuesday, Feb. 6. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 06, 2018 - 2:45 pm
CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Will Americans run to Dunkin' later in the day? The coffee and doughnut chain hopes so. Dunkin' Donuts said Tuesday that is working to increase sales after the morning rush, a strategy that coffee chain Starbucks recently said is was also pursuing. The two companies see the...
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FILE- This Sept. 26, 2014, file photo shows Nacho Cheese flavored Doritos in Philadelphia. Don’t expect to see “lady Doritos” on store shelves. The company that makes the cheesy chips said Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, that it’s not developing a line of Doritos designed specifically for women, despite widespread online speculation that it was. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 06, 2018 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect to see "lady Doritos" on store shelves. The company behind the cheesy chips said Tuesday that it's not developing a line of Doritos designed specifically for women, despite widespread online speculation that it was. The phrase "lady Doritos" trended on social media...
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Molly Schuyler eats wings in the final round of WIP's Wing Bowl 26 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Schuyler ate 501 wings. Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia. Wing Bowl is usually Philadelphia's substitute for the Eagles going to the Super Bowl. But Friday's competition was an unusual two-fer. It was also a rally for the Eagles on the eve of their third Super Bowl appearance. (Tim Hawk/NJ Advance Media via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 12:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Competitive eater Molly Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia. Wing Bowl is usually Philadelphia's substitute for the Eagles going to the Super Bowl. But Friday's competition was an unusual two-fer. It...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, a Tyson Foods, Inc., truck is parked at a food warehouse in Little Rock, Ark. Tyson Foods said Monday, March 6, 2017, a strain of bird flu sickened chickens at a poultry breeder that supplies it with birds. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the 73,500 birds at the Lincoln County, Tenn., facility were destroyed and none of the birds from the flock will enter the food system. The H7 strain of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or HPAI, can be deadly for chickens and turkeys. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
March 06, 2017 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of chickens have been destroyed at a Tennessee chicken farm due to a bird flu outbreak, and 30 other farms within a six-mile radius have being quarantined. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 73,500 chickens were destroyed and will not enter the food system...
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February 26, 2017 - 8:40 am
UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) — Maple syrup doesn't get that rich flavor and color in an instant. It's a long process from tree to bottle. But improved technology could keep maple sugarers from working late into the night boiling sap into syrup. The machine removes more water from sap, leaving a higher sugar...
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