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Freebies for Halloween – and Free Rides From AAA for Those Who Imbibe

October 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

  Boo! or Trick or Treat! – those phrases can get you free foods and dog treats or other goodies at participating national chains. One of our favorites is at PDQ – arrive in costume and kids will eat free – plus, you get buy-one get-one-free on ANY order. PDQ, where they make your salads […]

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Food Ads: How Far We’ve Come

March 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment

I collect old food pamphlets and recipe booklets, as much for the graphics on them as for the recipes – many of which are as woefully out of date and funny as their nutrition message. So this fun collection of vintage food ads got my attention. Good for a chuckle. Go to this website for […]

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EatBeat: Tropical Gingerbread House is Santa’s Beach Cabana – in Downtown West Palm Beach

December 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Part of the Sand and Sea-Sun’s Greetings in downtown West Palm Beach (did you see the 35-foot Christmas tree made of sand?), the students and chefs at Lincoln Culinary Institute created a giant beach cabana from gingerbread for the waterfront display. Chefs David Pantone and Manfred Schmidtke led a dozen culinary and pastry arts students […]

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Tags: Today in the World of Food · What's Happening Here