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Japan's Emperor Naruhito hosts tea party for foreign royals

Oct. 23, 2019 6:39 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Emperor Naruhito is hosting a tea party at his residence for royals from other countries, thanking them for celebrating his enthronement at a palace ceremony the day before. Naruhito proclaimed his succession in an ancient ritual Tuesday at the Imperial Palace, where he was...

Young baker introducing customers to her Sweet Tooth

Oct. 22, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — It's a little bit before opening time and Nyeemah Hightower is busy stocking trays with six different kinds of cupcakes, clear jars with five types of cookies and plastic bags with two varieties of pound cake. Hightower, 22, is the founder, baker, poster and label-maker, accountant...

A splash of color can refresh the kitchen without a remodel

Oct. 22, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

Some days, do you look around your kitchen and think about ripping it apart and starting fresh? But a full kitchen remodel isn't in the cards? That's no reason you can't give your kitchen's look and feel a little boost. The easiest way to change things up is to add a pop of color. Bright and bold or soft and...

'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,...