Hot Bread Kitchen Moves Into Harlem's La Marqueta; Prime Meats Takes Plastic
The 4,500-square-foot city-owned La Marqueta market in Harlem will now house Hot Bread Kitchen, a nonprofit bakery that trains low-income immigrant women in culinary skills.
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It still does not take reservations, but Prime Meats in Carroll Gardens takes credit cards as of Wednesday night. Only American Express is accepted.
The Kellogg Company has agreed to restrict its advertising to resolve an investigation into its claims about the health benefits of its Rice Krispies cereal.
In a recent taste test pitting store-bought eggs against those of pampered backyard hens, not much difference could be detected.
Rapper M.I.A. was depicted as a bourgeois in a New York Times profile in which she ate truffle fries. She later revealed it was the journalist who ordered them.
[Village Voice/Running Scared]
The New York Times has launched "The Scoop," a free New York-centric iPhone app that features "The Sifty Fifty," Sam Sifton's 50 favorite restaurants.
Shellfish allergies tend to be long-lasting, but a new study suggests that some allergy sufferers build up a tolerance to shrimp as they grow older.
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