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2008-08-05 00:00:23

By Laura Van Wert The wave pool at Boyce Park might be a great place to burn off extra calories, but the concession stand offerings won't help keep them off. "I would highly encourage someone to pack their food," said Paula Martin, registered dietician at Carnegie Mellon University's Student Health Services, after analyzing a copy of the snack bar's menu. There's just one problem. Patrons of Allegheny County's public pools are banned from bringing in their own food, leaving the more...

2008-07-21 06:00:42

FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ It's just like Mom would make or even better _ at least that's what these two dads hope. Johnathan Brouwer and Mike Teders are starting a company this fall in Fort Wayne, Ind., called Lunch Shuttle that will make, pack and deliver cold lunches to schoolchildren _ mainly from private and parochial schools _ exclusively through online orders. "It's more than just a convenience for the parents, it's a healthy meal for the kids," said Teders, the father of two and a food...

2008-06-20 12:00:05

By Scott Joseph, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jun. 20--The Hound has been feeling nostalgic lately. I recently passed my 20-year mark as the Sentinel's restaurant critic, and I've been thinking about all the change that has happened in the last two decades. A lot of it has been on and around Park Avenue in Winter Park. One of the fun little hot spots back then was Dexter's. But it wasn't in the spot it is now, in Winter Park's West End; it was in a little space at 200 W. Fairbanks Avenue,...

2008-05-19 06:00:22

Chick-fil-A, the nation's second-largest chicken restaurant chain (based on sales), will open its newest "In-Line" restaurant concept in metro Dallas on May 21, featuring an expanded menu that includes a wider selection of beverages and dessert selections, as well as the chain's newly enhanced chicken strips and entree salads. Located at 6423 Hillcrest Avenue in the Hillcrest Village shopping center across from Southern Methodist University, the new Chick-fil-A In-Line restaurant is the...

2006-11-28 09:00:47

Poised to celebrate 40 years of business in 2007, Chick-fil-A, Inc. today reported more than $2 billion in system-wide sales -- that includes sales of 156,420,000 Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwiches. A positive sales trend has become expected of the brand -- the Atlanta-based company will mark its 39th consecutive sales increase this year since its inception in 1967. "Chick-fil-A's growth is first attributed to the caliber of people that operate each restaurant," said...

2005-11-20 15:10:00

By Kevin Krolicki NEW ORLEANS -- In New Orleans, a city still lacking power, water and most of its former inhabitants, many are tracking a more hopeful gauge of recovery measured in sales of po' boy sandwiches and gumbo. About 320 restaurants have reopened for business in New Orleans, down from the 2,200 or so establishments of all stripes that gave New Orleans its reputation as a city serious about eating before Hurricane Katrina. The most famous restaurants -- haute-creole destinations...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'