Crumbs – Salt and Cookbooks

If it seems like the food you’re getting at restaurants is all about salt, you’re not imagining it. The folks at Technomic checked the menus of 2,000 restaurants (everyone from chains to independent operators) and found that salt mentions on major chain and independent restaurant menus have increased by 144 percent over the last five years. “Salt […]

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Oysters on the half-shell are obviously gluten-free, but the folks at both Shucks locations offer a slew of gluten free items, ranging from gluten-free breads for sandwiches and sides, to gluten-free breading for wings and calamari and other fried items. Just ask to see their gluten-free menu the next time you’re in.  Qdoba is celebrating […]

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Whole Foods is testing a new wellness program. For a mere $199 signup fee and $45 per month, participants “can get lifestyle evaluations and access to classes in nutrition, cooking and health, along with 10% discounts on 1,000 better-for-you foods sold in Whole Foods,” USA Today wrote. The programs running in Massachusetts, Illinois and California. […]

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Last week, Burger King announced they’d be doing away with that creepy masked King in their advertising in an effort to appeal to mothers instead of teenagers, according to USA Today. In an effort presumably to attract moms, they’re also rolling out their “California Whopper,” which is essentially a Whopper with guacamole. This will undoubtedly […]

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