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'Breaking Bad' beer sells out within 3 hours in Albuquerque

Oct. 22, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A beer named after the AMC-TV hit series "Breaking Bad" and brewed by an actor from the show sold out after its debut. KOB-TV reports "Breaking Bad" fans lined up at three Albuquerque Costcos, but the brew was gone within three hours. Dean Norris, who played a DEA agent in the...

Famed Peru restaurant pays price for special 'ladies' menu'

Oct. 21, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A famed restaurant in Peru's capital is learning an expensive lesson when it comes to giving women menus that don't include prices. The pricey seaside La Rosa Nautica restaurant is being fined $62,000 for its practice of handing a gold menu void of any details on what the fish ceviche or...

Online ordering boom gives rise to virtual restaurants

Oct. 21, 2019 12:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frato's Pizza looks like a typical family restaurant, with its black-and-white checkered floor and red chairs. But in the kitchen, the cooks are whipping up dishes for four other restaurants at the same time. There is, of course, the gourmet pizza that patrons have come to expect from...

USDA recalls sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee

Oct. 21, 2019 7:29 AM EDT

CARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 6,000 pounds of frozen sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee have been recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella. A Food Safety and Inspection Service statement released Friday says the ready-to-eat pork and...

10 Things to Know for Today

Oct. 21, 2019 5:53 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHOSE DEFENSE OF THE PRESIDENT IS BEING SECOND-GUESSED Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, in an effort to defend his boss, keeps making problematic statements. 2. CBD PIONEER PLEADS GUILTY IN VAPE...

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

Oct. 21, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — "That's not real Mexican food," ''My grandma would slap you" and "sellout" are just some of comments Jose and Leticia Gamiz received when they started their pop-up vegan Mexican food business, Mi Vegana Madre, four years ago. People saw them doing something new and took it personally, Jose...

An Ithica cider mill becoming a hidden gem in the area

Oct. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Motorists exiting U.S. 127 in Ithaca might whiz right by a unique hidden gem tucked in behind two other East Center Street businesses just off the expressway. The Apple Barrel Cider Mill, owned by Chris and Marla Buerge, offers a variety of fresh fruits, homemade bakery treats,...

Vendors scramble as fresh lake perch supply shrinks

Oct. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Nothing says Wisconsin more than sitting down to a plate of freshly battered perch and an Old Fashioned on a Friday night. Yet, that happy tradition is getting harder to fulfill in Manitowoc and throughout the state thanks to a plunging supply of fresh lake perch. "It's the worst...

School board names facility after Papa John's founder

Oct. 20, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana high school baseball complex will be named in honor of the founder of Papa John's who opened his first pizza restaurant in the city, even though his name was last year stripped from another renovation project because he made racist comments. John Schnatter...

Schools in 4 counties get $300k for farm-to-school programs

Oct. 20, 2019 8:41 AM EDT

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says some of the schools in four Vermont counties will be promoting farm-to-school food programs with the help of $300,000 in federal grants. The money will help the schools in Franklin, Grand Isle, Caledonia and Orange counties to connect their classrooms,...