You might recognize Boston's Long Island as the basis for the thriller movie and book "Shutter Island." Based on a Dennis Lehane novel and set in an isolated asylum in the Boston Harbor, the movie is probably best remembered as Leonardo DiCaprio's second theatrical attempt at a Boston accent, for better or for worse. In real life, though, the 225-acre Long Island has … [Read more...] about Remember ‘Shutter Island’? Now it’s an urban farm for low-income families.
General Mills just made a big decision to make its cereal products more ... well, like real food. It's a pretty huge move for the company, which sells a ton of cereal (like, more cereal than any other company in the U.S.), and it was prompted by one simple fact: Americans are demanding better. We're simply listening to consumers and these ingredients are not what people are … [Read more...] about America’s appetite for natural food is changing, and General Mills noticed.
A lot of people are pretty obsessed with Nutella. In fact, this spread might be the only condiment with its own cult following. But then again, that makes perfect sense considering this chocolate-hazelnut spread is basically the best, not to mention most delicious, thing to ever happen in the history of spreadable foods. If you happen to be like me andthink Nutella is … [Read more...] about This Glorious Festival Is Dedicated To Nutella, And It Looks Amazing (Photos)
Tired of salads that are only a little more than a bowl of lettuce? Bored of the same old bagged salad kit? If so, here are six tips for making a satisfying, nutrient-packed “super salad” for your next lunch or dinner: 1. Make it lean with greens. Start with a base of fresh, leafy greens like kale, spinach, leaf lettuce, romaine, arugula, frise and radicchio to help … [Read more...] about 6 Ways To Make Your Homemade Salad Taste Like You’re Not On A Diet
For St. Patrick's Day, you want shepherd's pie — and corned beef, shamrock shakes and cabbage rolls. According to Yahoo, searches for Irish food recipes soar as St. Patrick's Day approaches. The phrase "Irish food" alone received an 820% boost, while recipes for corned beef and cabbage jumped 685%. Get in the spirit by hunting down popular and traditional meals. Here are the … [Read more...] about 10 Most Popular St. Patrick’s Day Dishes
Mobile payment transactions are predicted to reach $1.3 trillion per year by 2017, and the restaurant industry appears ripe to scarf down a hefty chunk of that money flying around electronically. But while news about the mobile payments space has intensified lately — Square's deal with Starbucks, Discover's nod to Google Wallet and Dunkin' Donuts's new … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Pay for Dinner With Your Phone