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2011-04-25 11:16:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevys Fresh Mex® announced today four San Francisco restaurants donated 10% of food sales during San Francisco's home baseball games Monday, April 11th through Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 for Bryan Stow, the baseball fan who was attacked and is seriously injured. Chevys Fresh Mex four San Francisco locations and their guests raised over $6500 for Bryan's medical expenses. (Photo:...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sizzling hot actress Olivia Munn is about to unleash the Dragon. On April 19, Olivia will be joined by supermodel Selita Ebanks to host the official launch party for SKYY Infusions® Dragon Fruit, the newest addition to SKYY®'s innovative, award-winning line of vodkas. Inspired by exotic locales and sultry culinary trends, the first dragon fruit infused vodka available nationwide blends authentic dragon...

2011-04-04 06:17:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based digital agency, Rokkan, has been selected by Chipotle Mexican Grill for several digital marketing and brand awareness initiatives for 2011. With nearly 1,100 restaurants, Chipotle's mission to serve "Food with Integrity" has become a bigger part of its marketing and is now the focus of most of the company's communication, from its advertising to the in-store packaging and corporate website. Food with Integrity is Chipotle's commitment...

2011-04-01 15:11:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Straw Hat Pizza, the original 'California Pizza' since 1959, announced it has earned the 185th spot on the "2011 Franchises in Social Media Ranking: Franchises on Facebook" by franchisehelp.com. According to the ranking, Straw Hat Pizza is named as one of the top 500 companies which are considered "Social Media Savvy." The ranking analyzes the social media savvy of franchisors according to the footprint they have achieved across the major...

2011-03-28 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco World Spirits Competition held its prestigious judging on March 18th, 19th, and 20th at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. In this, the 11th year, 1,106 premium spirits were submitted from 61 countries, making it a record-breaking year, up 8% from last year. The San Francisco competition is the oldest, largest, and most recognized spirits competition in the United States. 159 Double Gold Medals were awarded, 181 Gold...

2011-03-16 10:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahiki Foods has added four new, original recipes to its line of Frozen Asian products that will transform the ordinary into the extraordinary at meal-time. Kahiki now offers Spring Roll Bites, Beef Mongolian with Steamed Rice and Sweet Chili Chicken Tempura Nuggets, in addition to other extraordinary products that can be found in the grocer's freezer. Kahiki's Spring Roll Bites come in two outstanding flavors - chicken and buffalo style...

2011-03-07 06:15:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Antonio-based BradfordLawton announces it has been named Taco Cabana's creative agency of record after an extensive review involving multiple local, Dallas and Austin-based agencies. The agency landed the win with pitch creative that will also be used for Taco Cabana's 2011 campaign. "We were impressed with BradfordLawton's work and their exceptional ability to fully absorb our brand strategy and then reflect it with innovative creative,...

2011-02-22 17:34:00

LINCOLN, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thunder Valley Casino Resort announced today that Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEET), the premier specialty coffee and tea company in the U.S., will become the newest member of the Thunder Valley family. Beginning February 26, Thunder Valley Casino will feature a Peet's Coffee & Tea licensed cafe offering Thunder Valley guests a truly distinctive coffee experience. The Peet's licensed cafe will feature hand-crafted beverages and...

2011-02-10 10:35:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Labeled as the "Hot Dog To The Stars," Pink's, a Hollywood legend for more than 71 years, will serve its special brand of hot dogs and chili dogs this summer at Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio. This will be the first Pink's franchise east of Las Vegas. Last summer, Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, Calif., was the first Cedar Fair Entertainment Company park to operate a Pink's on its property. World renown for its premium...

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2011-01-28 06:15:00

Taco Bell President Greg Creed spoke out on Thursday against a California woman's class action lawsuit over his company's taco meat filling, calling the suit "bogus and filled with completely inaccurate facts," ABC News reported. "There is no basis in fact or reality for this suit, and we will vigorously defend the quality of our products from frivolous and misleading claims such as this," wrote Creed in a statement about the suit. The lawsuit was filed on January 19 by the California law...


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2009-04-17 14:37:21

The Death Camas or Meadow Death Camas (Zigadenus venenosus) is a species of flowering plant that occurs in some regions of western North America. It can often be confused with the edible onion of the genus Allium. They are found in dry meadows and on dry hillsides as well as sagebrush slopes and mountain forests. The plant is up to 27.55 inches tall with long, grass-like leaves. The bulbs are oval and look like onions. The flowers are cream colored or white and grow in pointed clusters....

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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