- Ky. bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing's fans Updated: May-04-16 2:47 am
MIDWAY, Kentucky - Camera-toting visitors to the grounds at Three Chimneys Farm can get a glimpse of the pampered lives of thoroughbred stallions - the star attractions that frolic in lush paddocks or relax in stately stalls when they aren't in the breeding shed.
- Hudson Valley distillery wins national award for its vodka Updated: May-04-16 12:48 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's agriculture commissioner is congratulating a farm-based Hudson Valley distillery for winning a national award for its vodka.
- Pasco company recalls frozen vegetables linked to listeria Updated: May-03-16 8:59 pm
SEATTLE - A Pasco, Washington, company has expanded its recall of frozen vegetables linked to a listeria outbreak that has sickened eight people.
- The Latest: Law cited in Utah 'Deadpool' case on hold Updated: May-03-16 2:47 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Latest on a Utah theater cited for serving alcohol during the movie "Deadpool." (all times local):
- Daryl Hall drops plans for outdoor stage at New York venue Updated: May-03-16 12:20 pm
PAWLING, New York - Musician Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates has dropped plans to host outdoor concerts at his music venue and restaurant in upstate New York.
- Jewish leader asks Michelin to taste Israeli cuisine Updated: May-03-16 11:28 am
JERUSALEM - The leader of an umbrella organization representing world Jewry has asked the Michelin travel guide company to evaluate Israeli restaurants with its famous rating system, implying that the decision to omit the country may be political.
- Tampa considers food donations to pay off parking tickets Updated: May-03-16 8:49 am
TAMPA, Florida - Looking for a way out of a parking ticket? Donate some canned goods to a food bank.
- The Republic of Tea recalls green tea over salmonella fears Updated: May-03-16 8:43 am
NOVATO, California - The California-based company The Republic of Tea is recalling one of its green tea blends as a precaution over fears of possible salmonella contamination.
- U of Illinois-Springfield to build first student union Updated: May-02-16 10:50 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The University of Illinois campus in Springfield is preparing to break ground on its first-ever student union building.
- Los Angeles chef, Chicago's Alinea win big at Beard Awards Updated: May-02-16 10:40 pm
CHICAGO - Chef Suzanne Goin took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards, and Chicago mainstay Alinea won the outstanding restaurant honor at a ceremony many consider the Academy Awards of the culinary world.
- Wyoming legislative panel weighs tax hikes as revenues drop Updated: May-02-16 8:22 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A Wyoming legislative committee is considering whether to allow local governments to impose an optional tax on grocery purchases.
- Rep. Pingree of Maine in Cuba for trade mission Updated: May-02-16 3:48 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is in Cuba where she'll be joined by a group of American organic food producers and advocates.
- FDA effort aims to curb smoking in LGBT community Updated: May-02-16 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.
- Climate change focus of next Omaha Science Cafe Updated: May-02-16 1:44 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Organizers say the next Omaha Science Cafe will explore the global and local impact of climate change.
- Hops production rises to meet craft brewer needs Updated: May-02-16 11:25 am
YAKIMA, Washington - A new report says production of hops is up this year, putting the Washington-centered industry in a better position to respond to continuing growth of the craft beer industry.
- The Latest: Police surround Syrian prison following rioting Updated: May-02-16 10:26 am
DAMASCUS, Syria - The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):
- Nursing homes starting to offer more individualized menus Updated: May-02-16 3:22 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - There is a growing trend among the nation's 15,600 nursing homes to abandon rigid menus and strict meal times in favor of a more individualized approach toward food.
- Outdoor food vendors, farmers market due back at NY Capitol Updated: May-02-16 12:39 am
ALBANY, New York - Food vendors and famers will soon begin their summer schedule at the state Capitol.
- Market coming to downtown area of Yankton this year Updated: May-01-16 12:45 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - A market is coming to the downtown area of Yankton this year.
- Can musicians make Washington a jazz mecca again? Updated: May-01-16 9:01 am
WASHINGTON - A walk down U Street reveals relics of the strip's jazz-rich history.
- Competition heats up among Des Moines specialty grocers Updated: Apr-30-16 4:03 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three new specialty food stores have opened in the Des Moines area since last fall, joining an already competitive grocery market and a string of established grocers in Iowa that sell ethnic, gourmet and health-conscious food.
- University cafe closed for cleaning after reports of illness Updated: Apr-30-16 12:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - A cafe on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in western Pennsylvania has been closed for cleaning after more than 40 people reported becoming ill after eating there last week.
- Mesilla eatery gives old art new lease on life Updated: Apr-30-16 11:07 am
MESILLA, New Mexico - C.W. "Buddy" Ritter recently discovered a fleet of ships, a flock of birds, a dog, and several sheep he didn't know he had. And before Damon LaGarry is finished, there will likely be several more surprises turning up in the halls and dining rooms of Ritter's Double Eagle and Peppers restaurants on the Mesilla Plaza.
- Annual expo to feature local foods, decor, artwork Updated: Apr-30-16 8:29 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire-made products are in the spotlight this weekend at the annual "Made in NH" expo in Manchester.
- Top Venezuela beer maker halts production amid shortages Updated: Apr-29-16 6:04 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's largest brewer said it shut down beer production Friday at the last of its four factories due to a shortage of imported supplies.