Starbucks Corp. buys La Boulange bakery to improve its menu

Filed in Business, Foods, Money, United States by on June 6, 2012 0 Comments

In an effort to improve its food offerings, coffee giant Starbucks Corp. spent $100 million to acquire La Boulange, a French bakery in the San Francisco area. The Starbucks management said that it will replace its current menu items with those from La Boulange starting early next year.  Starbucks Americas president Cliff Burrows said, “We’ll take it […]

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D’Amico’s waiter Greg Rubar receives $5,000 tip to buy a car (Video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Foods, Money by on June 1, 2012 0 Comments

Waiter receives $5,000 tip? A waiter at a Rice Village restaurant in Houston said he’s speechless after receiving a $5,000 tip. Greg Rubar has worked at D’Amico’s Italian Market Cafefor 16 years. Over the weekend, a married couple, who are his regular customers, handed him the big tip. “I told them thank you when they […]

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Fried Roach In McDonald’s Hash Brown and Arby’s Finger on Sandwich

Filed in Animals, Featured, Foods, Health, World by on May 18, 2012 0 Comments

Recently, there was the “Arby’s finger on sandwich” controversy, and now a fried roach was served with McDonald’s hash browns. Several international news sites reported that a 14-year old boy named Ryan Hart found a piece of finger inside a Arby’s sandwich that he bought at Arby’s branch. The Michigan restaurant shutdown its production and apologized. The unfortunate incident is now under thorough investigation. The trending story of […]

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World’s Largest McDonald’s to open in London during the 2012 Summer Olympics (PHOTO)

Filed in Business, Events, Featured, Foods, World, World News by on May 2, 2012 0 Comments

The World’s Largest McDonald’s restaurant is being constructed for the London Olympics this summer, with a seating capacity of over 1,500. No word if McDonald’s thought ‘build the largest restaurant’ was going to be a medal event this year. With 1,500 seats and spanning about half the length of a football field, the fast-food restaurant is […]

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Tax Day 2012: Deadline, Freebies, Deals and Discounts for Tax Payers

Filed in Featured, Foods, United States by on April 15, 2012 0 Comments

This year Tax Day deadline falls on Tuesday, April 17, because April 15 of this year falls on a Sunday and Monday, April 16, 2012, is a legal holiday in Washington D.C. as it is Emancipation Day According to ABCNews official website, IRS and created an easy to use guide of where to go from now through April […]

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Video of a 7-year-old pizza tosser goes viral

Filed in Amazing Stories, Entertainment, Featured, Foods, Video, World by on April 7, 2012 2 Comments

Carmines Pizza Factory owner Carmine Testa showed a video his seven year old son Michael Testa, throwing a dough like a pro. The proud dad posted the video of his 7-year-old son skillfully tossing pizza to the tune of “Moves Like Jagger” on his website Since the video was posted on March 11, Carmine […]

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Ben & Jerry’s marks its 34th year, celebrates Free Cone Day

Filed in Entertainment, Events, Featured, Foods, Lifestyle by on April 4, 2012 0 Comments

Ben & Jerry’s celebrated its annual Free Cone Day, April 3 from 12-8 pm. The company stated in their website, “As a way to thank our customers for their support and to celebrate 34 years of scooping the chunkiest, funkiest ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet, Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops are happily giving it […]

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Urine-soaked eggs are a springtime taste treat in China (Video)

Filed in Featured, Foods, Health, International News, Weird, World, World News by on March 30, 2012 3 Comments

DONGYANG, China – Officials in China have listed a local food delicacy of eggs soaked in boys’ urine as part of the region’s intangible cultural heritage. Every spring, street vendors in the city of Dongyang sell ‘virgin boy eggs‘ as a unique snack. Basins and buckets of boys’ urine are collected from primary school toilets. […]

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Texas Rangers introduce $26 hot dog

The Texas Rangers are pitching a new menu item designed especially for heavy hitters. When fans belly up to stadium concession areas on Opening Day April 6, they will have the option of purchasing a 1 pound hot dog priced at $26. Sportservice, the club’s concessionaire, introduced its new Champion Hot Dog on Friday. Officials […]

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Starbucks to open first juice bar

Filed in Business, Foods, Lifestyle, United States by on March 19, 2012 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES – On Monday, Starbucks Corp. will open its very first juice retail store dubbed as Evolution Fresh, that will not be centered on the coffee cup, but, instead, on the juice bottle. The world’s biggest coffee chain purchased the little-known Evolution Fresh brand where CEO Howard Schultz prophetically point to Evolution Fresh in an […]

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Magnum ice-cream bar, top trending topic on the internet

After it’s first launched on February 28 and early of March 7, Magnum ice-cream bar became the fourth top trending topic on Yahoo! Search. On the day it was launched, Magnum ice-cream bar made by Unilever- RFM Ice Cream Inc. goes viral in Twitter. Coated in fine authentic Belgian chocolate, Magnum is designed to be […]

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Honeybee Death Linked to Corn Insecticides

New research now indicates that there maybe a connection between an increase in honeybee deaths and the use of insecticides, specifically chemicals used to coat corn seeds. The new study, titled “Assessment of the Environmental Exposure of Honeybees to Particulate Matter Containing Neonicotinoid Insecticides Coming from Corn Coated Seeds”, was published in the American Chemical […]

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