Food and drink

July 17, 2017 - 8:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samantha Harris is the host of a Fox TV cooking contest show airing next month. Fox said Monday that Harris will host "Culinary Genius," a half-hour show produced by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. Harris is a former co-host of "Dancing with the Stars" and "Entertainment Tonight...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2016, file photo, Jimmy Buffett performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. Buffett’s childhood home of Alabama on Thursday, July 13, 2017, backed off a short-lived ban on the sale of pitchers of the tequila-based drink he made famous. The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board announced an end to the pitcher prohibition a day after al.com published a column criticizing the moratorium. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
July 13, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Welcome back to Margaritaville: Singer Jimmy Buffett's childhood home on Thursday backed off a short-lived ban on the sale of pitchers of the drink he made famous. The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board announced an end to the pitcher prohibition a day after al.com...
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July 12, 2017 - 8:44 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. said Wednesday it is using newly opened land routes to expand food deliveries to areas around the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, where U.S.-backed forces are battling Islamic State militants in their self-declared capital. The new access has allowed the World Food Programme...
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July 11, 2017 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A diner at one of New York's best-known steakhouses was bitten on the arm during a protest against the socialist government of Venezuela. El Nuevo Herald reports ( http://hrld.us/2uITDFO ) that a woman was assaulted at Peter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn on Sunday while she was...
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In this image taken from video U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with the Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G20 summit in Hamburg Germany, Friday July 7, 2017. (Steffen Kugler/German Government via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 7:57 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — So many issues, so little time. Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have a scheduled half-hour meeting in Hamburg on Friday and a world of weighty topics to discuss, from the war in Syria to North Korea's saber-rattling to Moscow's alleged influence in the U.S. election campaign...
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Joel LaSalle, Current Fish and Oyster owner, sits in front of a partition known as a "Zion Curtain" that prevents customers from seeing their alcoholic drinks being mixed and poured, before it's taken down at his restaurant Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Salt Lake City. A new Utah law is making wine, liquor and higher-alcohol beer more expensive. Parts of a broad liquor law passed by state legislators this year takes effect Saturday, including the price increase and measures allowing some restaurants to take down their "Zion Curtains." (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
July 01, 2017 - 4:58 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A trendy downtown Salt Lake City seafood restaurant started business Saturday with glass-smashing and champagne, a symbolic gesture in its emancipation from Utah's so-called "Zion Curtains" alcohol law. "It feels fabulous and liberating. It's a hallelujah moment," said Joel...
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Joel LaSalle, Current Fish and Oyster owner, sits in front of a partition known as a "Zion Curtain" that prevents customers from seeing their alcoholic drinks being mixed and poured, before it's taken down at his restaurant Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Salt Lake City. A new Utah law is making wine, liquor and higher-alcohol beer more expensive. Parts of a broad liquor law passed by state legislators this year takes effect Saturday, including the price increase and measures allowing some restaurants to take down their "Zion Curtains." (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
July 01, 2017 - 2:43 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A trendy downtown Salt Lake City seafood restaurant started business Saturday with glass-smashing and champagne, a symbolic gesture in its emancipation from Utah's so-called "Zion Curtains" alcohol law. "It feels fabulous and liberating. It's a hallelujah moment," said Joel...
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June 30, 2017 - 8:21 am
LITITZ, Pa. (AP) — Charges have again been filed against former Pennsylvania restaurant owners accused of scavenging deer parts from trash bins outside butcher shops. PennLive.com reported Thursday ( http://bit.ly/2stVdcl ) that charges were re-filed against Shi Eng and Chun Eng after wildlife...
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A person, centre, is led away at an address in Barking, east London, during a police operation Sunday June 4, 2017, following Saturday night's terrorist incident at London Bridge. Several people were killed in the terror attack at the heart of London and dozens injured. Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 10:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 3 p.m. A Romanian chef has been hailed as a hero on social media after he took in some 20 terrified people in the bakery where he worked as attackers targeted restaurants and bars in Borough Market. Florin Morariu...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2016, file photo, attorney Mark Geragos talks to the media during a news conference in downtown Los Angeles. Litigation is piling up like bonfire kindling against organizers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco in April 2017 in the Bahamas, and Geragos says the event billed as "the cultural experience of the decade" was a "get-rich-quick scam." (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
May 22, 2017 - 9:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Litigation is piling up like bonfire kindling against organizers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco. Angry participants had lashed out on social media with the hashtag #fyrefraud as the music festival fell apart on an island in the Bahamas in April and fraud is the...
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