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Minnesota-Based Buffalo Wild Wings Updates Their Logo And Their Atmosphere

"The only thing constant is change" - or so the old saying goes.  It looks like Buffalo Wild Wings is living that adage, as it prepares to roll out a new logo and restaurant design.
Some of the changes to the logo include a buffalo with bigger wings, narrowed eyes, and upward-turned horns

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Source: Niallkennedy via flickr
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California Restaurants Find Loopholes Around State’s Ban On Foie Gras

If you're saying "Foie-WHAT?" after reading the headline, you've probably never eaten the French delicacy that is Foie Gras.  Essentially goose liver fat, the food is often used as a luxury ingredient at restaurants that serve haute cuisine or by itself as an appetizer.  It's also been banned by the State of California because of the way that some geese are specially-raised to harvest its liver fat.  (Like much of the food you eat, you probably don't want to know any of the details.)

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Source: niznoz via flickr
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Crayola Nail Polish Brings Color To Adulthood

The Crayola company is bringing their colorful hues to adult girls with their new line of fingernail polish.  The eight original crayon colors are now available in a set of nail polish that's available at cosmetic counters everywhere

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Source: Carolyn On Crack via flickr
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Offensive Names Equal Profit In The Liquor World

One of the growing trends in the last few years has been "lewd"-ly named liquor brands.  You know what I'm talking about.  Spend five minutes in a liquor store and you'll see all sorts of examples on the wine, liquor, and even beer shelves

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Source: BooKooMillValley via flickr
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As Organic Food Industry Gets Bigger Some Worry That It’s Lost It’s Way

It's really no different than any other movement.  It all starts with activists unite to vocalize the changes they want to see with an accepted norm.  Then when the "movement"  gets big enough that it becomes the norm, critics cry fowl and say that the interest group has gotten too big and overshadowed the impetus.

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Source: I Believe I Can Fry via flickr
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Smithfield Opens A Restaurant To Showcase It’s Products

"Foodie's" looking for places to visit while on vacation can add one more place to their list:  Smithfield, Virginia.  Long a pork-lovers paradise as home to the company that produces Smithfield Hams, there's now a restaurant/retail shop there, too that's luring customers in

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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Strike Two: Another Obama-Funded Alternative Energy Project Fails

Apparently $98.5 million dollars from the Federal Government wasn't enough to get Nevada Geothermal Power's solar-panel company off the ground.  Just like Solyndra (which received $535 million dollars from taxpayers), the alternative energy company looks like it's going to fail

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London’s First Skyscraper To Open; Residents Call It An Eyesore

As The Shard - the newest addition to London's skyline - gets set to open, Brits are calling attention to the way that the building is changing the look and feel of the city.

At 72 stories, The Shard sits in contrast to the rest of London's "low-rise" skyline

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(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Taco Bell Delivers 10,000 Tacos To Settle Someone Else’s Hoax

Taco Bell may have had nothing to do with the hoax, but they sure made good on it anyway! After residents of Bethel, Alaska had been teased that a Taco Bell restaurant was going to open in their community, the fast food giant decided to cash-in on the marketing opportunity by delivering 10,000 tacos via a helicopter

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(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Millions Of Your Dollars Are Wasted On Vacant And Rundown Buildings [VIDEO]

As so many Americans are walking away from properties, and companies being bankrupt when they can't unload some land. The government is finding they own buildings  and they have let them go. Run down and vacant buildings are being paid for by taxpayers.

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(Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg-Pool/ Getty Images)
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Leaders Say That Obamacare Will Be Detrimental To The Food Service Industry

Now that the Supreme Court has weighed in on the legality of the Affordable Care Act, food service executives are beginning to weigh in on what the ramifications will be for their industry.

The news is not good

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Sunday Restaurant Promotion Angers Atheists

A Pennsylvania restaurant has found itself at the receiving end of a lawsuit over it's Sunday dining promotion.  As advertised, customers who bring in a church bulletin get a ten-percent discount off their meal

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