| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Overall impression: Palme d'Or gets its name from the biggest prize given at the Cannes Film Festival. True to its name, Palme d'Or may be South Florida's biggest culinary prize. It delivers at a level of sophistication rarely seen in restaurants from...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:01 PM
COSTA MESA — Natural and organic foods shoppers will soon notice a new sign gracing their local grocer as a merger between Henry's and Sprouts markets takes root across Orange County.
The two grocers, which announced the merger in April, will...
| Aug 5, 2011
Cassie Green had all the makings of an entrepreneur. "I like the last word," says the sprightly 34-year-old. "I'm an only child. I'm a Leo. I really like my way."
But it took a pint of gas station ice cream to push her over the metaphorical edge....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Foodies who travel have probably visited Whole Foods Market is other cities. Now comes word that the natural and organic foods supermarket is coming to Virginia Beach.
The 40,000-square-foor store will sit on the site formerly occupied by the Saturn...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:01 PM
COSTA MESA — As she walked out of the new Sprouts Farmers Market on Wednesday with two ripe cantaloupes, Andrea Bowen said she "couldn't be more tickled."
The melons, which she had tucked into a green recyclable bag, cost her 19 cents a pound....
| Aug 13, 2011
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — "Of all places for you to go on vacation, why Sheboygan?" my friend asked when I explained that I was planning to take my 5-year-old away for a weekend in Wisconsin. "What else do they have besides bratwurst?"
Apparently quite a...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Huntington Beach just landed a new gourmet coffeehouse, Adams Avenue Coffee, which is proudly serving custom-roasted Kéan Coffee along with tasty treats such as the legendary Adams Avenue Donuts and pastries.
Owner Gretchen Bock worked for Diedrich...
| Mar 11, 2013
SunOpta, a Canadian-based organic food company that opened a plant in Upper Macungie in August, plans to double the processing capacity at that facility.
The expansion is planned for the third quarter of this year in response to high demand for flexible...
| Mar 11, 2013
People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. But unless they are longtime organic gardeners or farmers, in which case Emmaus (the birthplace of the...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:20 PM
No matter how you garden — on the cheap or with wallet wide open — it's wise to garden the smart way
In the edible garden, smart means finding ways to maximize your harvest and minimize your workload and planting space.
These three new...
| Mar 18, 2013
Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach.
"I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...