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Inside the Craft Beer Revolution

FOOD/DRINK | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Over the past five years, the big beer conglomerates, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Miller-Coors, have decreased production by 10 percent. At the same time, craft beer is going through a renaissance.

Navajo Nation Wants to Ditch Junk Food

FOOD/DRINK | By Felicia Fonseca | Apr 24
Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.

Belgian Waffles Celebrate 50 Years in the U.S.

FOOD/DRINK | By Ula Ilnytzky | Apr 23
The notion of introducing a new food to the American public is almost inconceivable in an era of TV chefs. But that’s what happened 50 years ago at the 1964 New York World’s Fair in Queens, N.Y., when a family from Belgium introduced Belgian waffles.

Vermont Goat Collaborative in Colchester, Vt.

New Americans Turn to Goat to Address Food Demand

FOOD/DRINK | By Lisa Rathke | Apr 22
A bunch of kids (as in goats) in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.

Belgium’s Beer Buzz

FOOD/DRINK | By Raf Casert | Apr 21
The Belgian beer federation is trying to rekindle local interest in the drink with a "Proud of our Beers" public awareness campaign, including a tricolor national flag with the middle yellow turned into a glass of beer.

Tim Smith with a bottle of his Original Recipe Climax Moonshine.

In the Spirit: Moonshine

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Siebecker | Apr 21
White lighting, hooch, bathtub gin, white whiskey, and ruckus juice are but just a few of the terms for the drink commonly called moonshine. You don’t have to travel to the backwoods of Appalachia to find them... just go to your local liquor store.

Moska drink

Australia Bans Energy Drink that Causes Erections

FOOD/DRINK | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Australian health officials banned an energy drink, which calls itself "natural," after it was discovered that it contains a prescription drug used for erectile dysfunction at levels above the recommended dosage.

Southern Delights to Vegan Decadence: 3 Must-Have Cookbooks for Spring

FOOD/DRINK | By Laura Grimmer | Apr 18
Spring often feels like a re-birth, and three new cookbooks are re-introducing traditional recipes and ingredients in innovative and interesting new ways.

Capogiro Gelato, Philadelphia.

Go for the Food: Philadelphia

FOOD/DRINK | By Kathy Matheson | Apr 17
Philadelphia food-lovers head to 13th Street, where you can find great eateries and wine bars, a place to get anything from artisanal pizza and gourmet vegan to Asian fusion and modern Indian. And don’t forget the freshly made prickly-pear gelato.

Where’s the Beef? Prices Reach Highest Level Since 1987

FOOD/DRINK | By Betsy Blaney | Apr 16
The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn’t likely anytime soon.

Dining Out For Life Benefits AIDS Project Rhode Island

FOOD/DRINK | By EDGE | Apr 15
Restaurants across Rhode Island will be participating in Dining Out for Life, Thursday, April 24, benefitting AIDS Project Rhode Island.