Food & Dining

The reason KFC only follows 11 people on Twitter

The Dever Post (Food & Dining) 10/20 6:27P The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC s account. The KFC account follows just 11 users; five of them are former members of the Spice Girls and the other six are men named Herb, including...

The world loves pastries so much it’s driving a butter shortage in France

The Dever Post (Food & Dining) 10/20 6:18A The Associated Press
PARIS Blame the croissant. French pastries and butter have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets. The price of butter has risen 60 percent in a year to reach 6.7...

Free sushi and other deals around Denver, Oct. 20-26

The Dever Post (Food & Dining) 10/19 8:09P Laura Daily and Bryan K. Chavez,
Roll em out This deal from P.F. Chang s seems a little fishy, really. On Oct. 26, the Asian eatery is giving customers hand-rolled fresh sushi for free choose a California or spicy tuna roll. The offer is for dine-in only, with no purchase...

The obscure Supreme Court case that decided tomatoes are vegetables

The Dever Post (Food & Dining) 10/18 7:50P Caitlin Dewey
It s a question used to trick schoolkids the nation over: Is the tomato actually a fruit or vegetable? Botanically, it s a fruit. But legally, it s not. And the origins of that discrepancy lie in a 19th-century Supreme Court case so obscure, many...

Google Maps pulls cupcake calorie-counting feature after backlash

The Dever Post (Food & Dining) 10/18 3:49P Travis M. Andrews
A new Google feature that may have seemed sweet quickly turned sour. Google Maps recently tested a feature that showed users how many calories they could burn if they walked a route instead of driving it. To illustrate those calories, the app...

Denver-based Romano’s Macaroni Grill files for bankruptcy protection

The Dever Post (Food & Dining) 10/18 1:00P The Associated Press
NEW YORK The owner of Romano s Macaroni Grill filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday, blaming its falling fortunes on the changing tastes of diners who increasingly don t want to eat at sit-down restaurant chains. Romano s Macaroni...

Longmont’s Comida is closing

The Denver Post (Food Retail) 10/17 9:27P Allyson Reedy, The Know
There will be one less spot to get Camarones a la Diabla tacos and queso fundido in Longmont: The original brick-and-mortar Comida will close at the end of the month. Rayme Rossello began Comida as a big pink food truck before going on to open...
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