Santa Claus Is Coming To Harvard Square – Beat Brasserie Hosts Fifth Annual Santa Brunch with Live Holiday Music

WHAT:                 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! On Saturday, December 9th, 2017 Rudolph will guide Santa’s sleigh to Beat Brasserie in Harvard Square for its fifth annual Santa Brunch from 10:00AM to 3:00PM.Guests can enjoy a delicious seasonal menu, live holiday music, and photo opportunities with jolly Kris Kringle himself. The Beat’s acclaimed kitchen will serve a delicious selection of brunch […]

The Question of Sustainability in Organic Farming

EarthTalk® E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: Do you agree with the recent claim in the Wall Street Journal that organic agriculture isn’t actually sustainable?                                      — Chuck Romaniello, Pittsburgh, PA Dr. Henry I. Miller’s May 15, 2014 opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal has indeed made waves in the organic farming […]

Truck Full of Ribs Ignites on California Highway Causing Delays and a Delicious Aroma

On Saturday night, a truck that was carrying 76,000 pounds of beef ribs erupted in flames along Interstate 40 in Ludlow, California. The fire started in the truck’s rear wheels. According to Al Franco, spokesman for the San Bernadino Sun, the entire trailer was burning by the time firefighters arrived on the scene. By this […]

Everything but Turkey for Thanksgiving

One thing many vegetarians will have to break to their family at one point or another is that they will no longer be eating turkey on Thanksgiving. People will ask you why you can’t just eat meat on this one day. They may say that they thought you still ate chicken and turkey. They may fear […]

Sriracha Factory Under Fire from City of Irwindale, California

If you love Sriracha, you’d better stock up on it while it is still hot. Huy Fong Foods, the maker of this extra hot sauce, is facing trouble from residents in Irwindale, California, where the company has a factory. Due to complaints of an overpowering smell that causes itchy, burning eyes, dry throats, and headaches, […]

McDonald’s and Heinz Ketchup to Part Ways

Bert and Ernie. Peanut Butter and Jelly. Heinz Ketchup and McDonald’s French fries. One of the world’s most famous pairings is facing the end of its relationship as McDonald’s moves toward other ketchup brands to complement its world-famous fries. Bernardo Hees, the former Burger King Worldwide CEO is stepping in to run H.J. Heinz Co., […]

Scotch, Scotch, Scotch — Cutty Sark’s Limited Edition Tam o’Shanter Scotch Available to Thwart Winter Cold

What better way to beat the winter blues than with a glass of quality Scotch? Start the season off right with the limited-edition new release from Scotch powerhouse, Cutty Sark. This quality whisky is called Tom o’Shanter after Robert Burns’ famous poem. About the liquid The Tam o’Shanter whisky is a full-bodied, rich, boisterous, blended […]

Angry Orchard Cider: The Madness Spreads

While the city of Boston has always been a notable contributor to American brewing, the Boston Beer Company has a new and surprising best-seller, which has been outdoing even its well-known Samuel Adams line of alcoholic beverages. The surprise: it isn’t beer at all. Angry Orchard Cider, one of the Boston Beer Company’s newest additions […]

5 Recipes that Prove “Healthy” is the New “Delicious”

With adventurous food tastes and concerns ranging from personal health to ethical agriculture and livestock practices, more people are exploring alternative diets. But that’s not always easy – or palatable. You have paleo and primal diets, pescatarian and raw foods, vegetarian and vegan, and they all have wonderful merits, especially when compared with the processed […]

Celebrity Chef Sightings at the BCAE

This fall the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) is once again hosting its Celebrity Chef Cooking Series where locals will have the opportunity to learn from six of Boston’s top chefs. Chris Frothingham of Vine Brook Tavern will kick off the chef series on Monday, Sep. 23 with “A Taste of the Tavern,” focusing on […]