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Restaurants Hit by the Recession

According to the NPD Group, the number of restaurants have been on the decline from 2008-2011. This report indicates that 2.1 billion restaurants ...

08.14.2012 Posted in Birds the Word
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5 Ways to Reduce Sodium at Your Restaurant

With the new menu labeling law, many restaurants fear that high sodium and fat levels will drive away their customers. There is hope! ...

07.19.2012 Posted in Birds the Word, blog by bird

Southwest Food Service Expo 2012

We had the last-minute opportunity to participate in this year's Southwest Food Service Expo which is sponsored by the Texas Restaurant Association. So ...

06.27.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

Okra Palooza 2012

Okra Palooza 2012 Promise of Peace (POP) Community Garden is going to be hosting Okra Palooza on Saturday, June 16 2012 from 1-5pm.  POP ...

06.04.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

Proposal to Ban Soft Drinks in NYC

New York City plans to ban soda sales at restaurants and movie theaters. Well, okay, not ALL soda sales, just sugary drinks over ...

05.31.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

Menu Labeling: The Green Light Special

Menu Labeling: The Green Light Special A recent study by Oklahoma State University (OSU) on menu labeling may have some insight into the most ...

05.16.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

Final Menu Labeling Regulations

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging citizens to support President Obama's final menu labeling regulations. Many lobbyists are trying ...

03.27.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

Some Restaurant Customers Prefer Smaller Portions on Menu

Some Restaurant Customers May Prefer Smaller Portions on Menu With the new menu labeling laws in effect, some people are questioning whether it will ...

02.16.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

Cutting Toys to Cut Calories

Cutting Toys to Cut Calories Obesity trends have been a major focus in the last few years. It has brought about a lot of ...

01.31.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

Portion Sizes – Out of Control

Yesterday I read an article about how New York has put up an ad that calls attention to huge portion sizes and the ...

01.11.2012 Posted in Birds the Word by bird

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