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HAPPY NATIONAL CHOPSTICKS DAY!
Snowing? Half-Price Cones at Anderson’s in Western NY
Is it ever too cold for ice cream and frozen custard? We don’t think so. If we lived in Erie County, NY we’d head straight to Anderson’s Custard whenever it snowed because all Erie Anderson’s offer half-price cones when the white stuff is falling. Today in Buffalo? Snow showers and 22 – a perfect day for a cone!
7 Questions for Danny Meyer
Danny Meyer, the man behind Shake Shack, answers seven questions from Vegas Seven of Las Vegas. One of the keys to his success: “The price point shouldn’t have any impact on how much hospitality you get.” Here’s another nugget, talking about his chocolate shakes: “we’re using the same Swiss chocolate that our pastry chef uses at Gramercy Tavern.”
A Visit to NJ’s 2 “Best Burger” Winners
Hank Flynn, known as the Chaser (?) pays a visit to two New Jersey burger joints, White Manna of Hackensack and White Rose System of Linden. The Daily Meal claimed both of them are among the best 101 burgers in America.
Food Network Canada Does Tennessee
Where do Canadians go when they vacation? Sure, they travel to other parts of Canada but they’re also just as likely to head south of the border. Recognizing that reality, Food Network Canada‘s leading show, You Gotta Eat Here!, after three seasons of keeping it strictly Canadian, is sampling the country cooking of Nashville and Memphis. They were just at Puckett’s Grocery in Franklin and the Loveless Cafe of Nashville and next week they’ll visit Payne’s in Memphis for some barbecue. No hot chicken while in Nashville? Said host John Catucci, “I’m a bit of a wimp.” Read the full story in The Tennessean.