The Cheesecake Factory opened its first Canadian location last week in a Toronto mall that draws 18 million annual visitors. Calls for reservations began coming in when news of the planned restaurant broke last spring, and the chain's popularity with Canadians visiting the US has the company confident of success, said spokeswoman Alethea Rowe.
Door to Door Organics shuttered its operations Friday, after 20 years in the grocery delivery business. The move came abruptly after recent comments from its CEO that indicated future funding and growth for the retailer.
Walmart will team with Deliv to add same-day grocery delivery service in the San Jose, Calif., market. The move will add to the companies' partnerships, which have included last-mile grocery delivery and in-home delivery of groceries and other packages.
Educators in a recent meeting with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressed concerns about existing guidance concerning discipline policies that have disproportionate effects on some student groups. The meeting has prompted concern from civil rights advocates.
More students at a Wisconsin elementary school are eating breakfast since school nutrition professionals launched the Breakfast in the Classroom. During September and October, the school served 10,301 meals, compared with 2,836 during the same time last year.
Post Holdings CEO Robert Vitale foresees a more competitive cereal market next year, and the company is preparing by outlining several key expectations for 2018. The firm will finalize the last stage of merging Post Foods and MOM Brands, integrate Weetabix into the North American market and "continue to deliver taste and value propositions that enable us to defend our share," Vitale said.
The wide variety of Thanksgiving stuffing exemplifies the diversity of America, writes Tim Carman. The holiday staple takes many forms across the country, like Asian-inspired mixtures of Chinese sausage and rice, oyster stuffing in the Midwest, Southern cornbread dressing and Italian-style stuffing made with sweet and hot Italian sausage and Parmesan.
Stinky tofu, or fermented bean curd, has its roots in Chinese culture and today is served steamed, fried or cooked in soup. At the Dai Family House of Unique Stink in Taipei, the cuisine is served in myriad ways, including steamed and topped with enoki, green onion and shiitake mushrooms atop broth and edamame.
The Tippling Club restaurant in Singapore has created an edible menu featuring a dozen gummy bears to represent the flavors of drinks it offers. Guests get a bag of the gummies and can choose their drink from there.
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