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These Will Be the Biggest Food Trends of 2022, According to Pinterest

These Will Be the Biggest Food Trends of 2022, According to Pinterest

By Maria Yagoda | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie The social media company says that 80% of their 2021 predictions came true. 'Tis the season—for predicting. December is a time for reflecting on the year past, yes, but also speculating wildly about the future. Many brands announce annual predictions for trends in the New Year, and Pinterest, which has the added advantage of access to data on people's interests, has just announced their predictions for the biggest food and drink trends of 2022. One of their biggest guesses? "Afternoon tea will be the new happy hour," the brand stated on its business site,…
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New York City Is Facing a Cream Cheese Shortage

New York City Is Facing a Cream Cheese Shortage

By Mike Pomranz | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie Kraft says sales of Philadelphia are up significantly from last year. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen no shortage of shortages. Halloween came with a pumpkin shortage. Thanksgiving had a turkey shortage. And good luck drinking away your sorrows: Both the beer and wine industry are dealing with shortages, too. At a time when literal maple syrup reserves are being tapped, even oddly specific items are not exempt from being in short supply — so it's actually not surprising at all that New York City is facing a cream cheese shortage. Last month, New Yorkers were…
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Michigan Burger Restaurant Sued for Looking Too Similar to In-N-Out

Michigan Burger Restaurant Sued for Looking Too Similar to In-N-Out

By Mike Pomranz | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie Doll n' Burgers believes there's zero chance people would confuse the two brands. Few fast food companies have a reputation like In-N-Out. The Southern California-based burger chain is beloved by many, but is also no stranger to controversy. (And I'm not just talking about their French fries!) Perhaps preserving its unique image is the reason behind the company's track record of litigation. Beyond suing other burger restaurants, they've also gotten embroiled with delivery services and even a dry cleaners to protect their brand identity. Now, the chain has reportedly sued a pair of restaurants for having what they claim is…
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Chicken Tenders Are the Latest Part of the Bird in Short Supply

Chicken Tenders Are the Latest Part of the Bird in Short Supply

By Jelisa Castrodale | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie Sorry, parents: your already picky child's mealtime could be even more complicated. According to TODAY, chicken tenders could be increasingly hard to come by for the time being — and if you can find them, they might be more expensive. "When I come home from the store and I don't have any chicken tenders, my kids are not happy," Arizona mom Molly Edmunds told the outlet. "The shelves have been empty recently, restaurants have been out of chicken tenders, and that makes it very difficult when you have kids that have limited options." If that…
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Burger King Is Celebrating the Whopper’s 64th Birthday With a Huge Deal

Burger King Is Celebrating the Whopper’s 64th Birthday With a Huge Deal

By Bailey Fink | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie Here's how to get the Whopper for its original price: just 37 cents! Happy Birthday to the Whopper! Burger King's famous burger is turning 64 years old this week. To celebrate this monumental birthday (hey, only one more year until it's eligible for that Medicare card), Burger King is offering the signature hamburger for the same price it sold for when it first hit the menu in 1957: just 37 cents. On Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4, you can grab a Whopper for this throwback price through the Burger…
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A Lawsuit Against Folgers Claims Their Cans of Coffee Don’t Make As Many Cups as Promised

A Lawsuit Against Folgers Claims Their Cans of Coffee Don’t Make As Many Cups as Promised

By Jelisa Castrodale | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie Unsurprisingly, it's not the first time a customer has been upset over the amount of Folgers in their cup. We're willing to bet that when you buy a can of ground coffee, you don't keep track of exactly how many cups you're able to brew from it. But a Missouri man named Mark Smith sure as heck does: in November, he filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, alleging that Folgers had "grossly misrepresented" the number of cups of coffee that can be made from canisters of its…
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Reba McEntire Is Opening a Restaurant in Oklahoma

Reba McEntire Is Opening a Restaurant in Oklahoma

By Meghan Overdeep | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie Reba’s Place is set to open late next year in Atoka. Reba McEntire is adding "restauranteur" to her ever-growing resume. The 66-year-old country superstar is opening a restaurant, bar, and live entertainment venue in Atoka, Oklahoma, next year. McEntire announced her new venture—in partnership with the Choctaw Nation—during a performance at the Choctaw Grand Theater in Durant Friday night. "We're thrilled to pieces because it's going to be right downtown Atoka," she told the crowd in a video shared to her Instagram account. "It's going to be called Reba's Place and it's going to…
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Reese’s Just Launched a University for Peanut Butter Cup Fans

Reese’s Just Launched a University for Peanut Butter Cup Fans

By Mike Pomranz | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie But don't expect to live on-campus. For peanut butter-based candy, the Reese's name reigns supreme thanks in no small part to their enormously popular peanut butter cups. Now, the Hershey-owned brand wants to bring that expertise to the masses (kind of) with the launch of their new eponymous Reese's University. Admittedly, Reese's repeatedly cites their own lawyers as saying "Reese's University is not a real University," but the concept remains the same: a fictional institution of higher education, albeit one with a real nickname, the Fighting Cuppies, and a real mascot with a…
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Canada Taps Into Its Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve to Avoid a Shortage

Canada Taps Into Its Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve to Avoid a Shortage

By Mike Pomranz | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie It's the first time the stockpile has had to be touched in three years. For some commodities, maintaining reserve supplies is a clear necessity: Oil, for instance, isn't something the world wants to unexpectedly run out of. But stockpiles are common for all sorts of items: In 2018, America had record-breaking cheese reserves; in 2019, our bacon stockpiles hit a near 50-year high; and despite a terrible 2021 harvest, Champagne's perennial reserve stock system insures that the globe won't run out of bubbly. With that in mind, back in June, early signs of a maple…
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A peak time for pecans

A peak time for pecans

By Eric Dusenbery, For the AJC Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie Finding success growing one of Georgia’s favorite products can be a hard nut to crack Sitting in line at Morehouse Pecans in Irwinville, I am amazed by the activity. The pickup truck in front of me has five or six bags of pecans. A small army of men descends to help with his tailgate and starts unloading. It reminds me of the scene from “Back to the Future” when Marty McFly travels back in time to downtown Hill Valley and notices the full-service Texaco gas station. Four attendants rush out…
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