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Source: Bert Kaufman via flickr
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2012 Drought Will Affect Prices In Ways You Didn’t Realize

By now you realize that we're experiencing one of the worst drought's on record.  The Summer of 2012 will have lingering effects at the grocery store for months (and possibly years) to come.  However, those expected price increases may not happen to the products and goods you would expect

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Source: ricardodiaz11 via flickr
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Food Trucks Okayed In Windy City

The other day I left the office for lunch to run errands and was surprised to see a food truck in downtown Duluth.  Wondering if the lunch-on-the-run fad was making it's was to the Northland, I finally put two and two together to realize it was there for the farmers market

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Source: lokenrc via flickr
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Drought Shouldn’t Affect Junk Food Prices

Market analysts are watching this summers drought with caution.  Corn - the crop most affected by the lack of rain this season - is one of the building-block ingredients in a lot of foods.  Being so ingrained in our diet, most food executives have predicted rising prices at the grocery store

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Source: Bob B Brown via flickr
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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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(Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg-Pool/ Getty Images)
(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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Source: hoyasmeg via flickr
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New Survey Details America’s Worst Family Restaurants

 

A new survey details the worst franchised family restaurants in America.  The good news - none of them have locations in the Twin Ports - however you may encounter them as you "hit the open road" this summer.

 

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This Is the Proper Way to Eat a Hot Dog This July 4th

Part of what's so great about hot dogs is their simplicity. Take them out of their package, put them on a grill and, boom, everybody's favorite summer comfort food.

But using just a skewer and knife, the food wizards at Chow have demonstrated a way to get a lot more out your wiener. See how to make a spiral-cut hot dog below.

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Source: stevelyon via flickr
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2012 Minnesota State Fair Foods Are Announced

One common element that most of the new "fair foods" at the Minnesota State Fair share is a deep fryer.  Forty new options await fair-goers, as they visit the "Great Minnesota Get Together" later this summer

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Source: paulswansen via flickr
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You Don’t Need Gadgets To Cook

For some reason, people seem to love kitchen gadgets;  I don't.  Garlic peeler?  Who needs it when you have a chef's knife and a cutting board.  Quesadilla maker?  Hello frying pan, grill,  or baking sheet.

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Source: extravigator via flickr
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Food And Music Go Hand In Hand; The Growing Trend Of Restaurant-Curated Music

Everyone has a favorite restaurant or two.  And, if you close your eyes - you can probably see it.  Your imagination can also probably conjure up the smells that first hit your nose when you enter.  And - if you're like most people - you can even HEAR what your favorite restaurant sounds like.

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Source:  Larkspur Hotels and Restaurants via flickr
Source: Larkspur Hotels and Restaurants via flickr
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Italian Wine And Food Prices Rise Due To Earthquake

Expect to pay more for your favorite Italian wines and imported foods;  Two recent earthquakes have caused destruction in their paths that are expected to affect prices for consumers.

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