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2014-04-17 08:25:43

URBANSPOON BREAKS DOWN THE SURPRISING ORIGINS OF FAMOUS FOODS SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While it's clear where some of our favorite dishes originated (let's be honest, no one asks where spaghetti came from), today's menus are chock full of new twists on old dishes and surprising inventions that have people waiting in lines for hours. But where do these fascinating foodie items, as well as some American classics, actually come from? Think Hamburgers started in Germany, or...

2010-09-20 23:05:35

When it comes to estimating calorie counts, Americans aren't really on the ball. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, this may be because of the order in which we encounter the food. "The sequence in which items are considered often influences our evaluations of these items," writes author Alexander Chernev (Northwestern University). "The focus on sequential estimation is important because many meals are ordered and consumed sequentially rather than at once. Moreover,...

2010-09-16 10:05:00

DENVER, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, September 18, 2010, with classic beef cheeseburgers, a favorite American tradition. As a preferred topping on the burger, 44% choose American cheese, 38% like Cheddar and 23% also say they sometimes put Swiss cheese on their burger, according to a recent survey by IPSOS Public Affairs for The Beef Checkoff. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/CG64802) (Photo:...

2010-06-11 17:14:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The local Loma Linda community is invited to join in the Grand Re-Opening celebration of the Farmer Boys Restaurant located at 10475 Mountain View Avenue this coming weekend. The Ribbon cutting ceremony will start at 4:00pm on Thursday, June 17th kicking off a weekend of fun-filled festivities! The Grand Re-Opening is the beginning of a new relationship and commitment by the Farmer Boys Restaurant to be a proactive partner and supporter in the...

2009-09-29 14:58:35

U.S. hamburger giant Burger King said it would go national with the $1 double cheeseburger promotion, a move that may put competitors on high alert. The price for Burger King's double cheeseburger is $1 in 40 markets, but the corporation will go national with the price Oct. 19, The Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday. Television ads for the new price often focus on the double cheeseburger sold by McDonald's Corp, which is smaller and priced at $1.19. Then there's CKE Restaurants Inc., owner of...

2009-08-20 08:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheeseburger in Paradise(R) - known for its Jimmy Buffett-inspired beach party setting - is once again calling on music lovers to help "Save the Music" in public schools. In teaming up with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation for a second year to raise funds and awareness for instrumental music programs in public schools, Cheeseburger in Paradise is encouraging guests to help keep the legacy of music education alive. From August 17 through October 31,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.