Are Grackles Dangerous to Your Dog?

Today we have a guest post from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences about a topic that’s familiar to just about everyone who’s ever parked in a tree-lined parking lot: grackles. Personally I love watching these fascinating birds and their interactions with each other–but, with all that bird poop they leave […]

Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings Owner Buys Sonic for $2.3 Billion

Sonic Drive-In, the restaurant chain famous for its variety of soft drinks and old-fashioned service model, has a new parent company. Inspire Brands, which also operates Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings, is purchasing the chain for $2.3 billion, according to CNN Money. That figure is reportedly about 20 percent higher than Sonic’s market value on […]

Meet the CEOs Behind Eater’s New Business-Focused Podcast

Erin Patinkin and Natasha Case — co-hosts of Eater’s new podcast Start to Sale, launching this Thursday — have thought for a while on how they could collaborate. The two first met when Case became an early client of Ovenly’s — which Patinkin opened in 2010 along with Agatha Kulaga. And as business owners — […]

Creamy Ranch Chicken Casserole (made from scratch) » 100 Days of Real Food

I saw a recipe circling the internet the other day for Creamy Ranch Chicken Casserole that people were pretty excited about trying. I followed the link and noticed the recipe called for several highly processed ingredients… Packet of Ranch SeasoningINGREDIENTS: Maltodextrin, buttermilk, salt, monosodium glutamate, lactic acid, dried garlic, dried onion, spices, citric acid, less […]

Review: At Kith and Kin in Washington, D.C. Curry Goat Is King

Kwame Onwuachi remembers, as a kid growing up in the Bronx, how much his Trinidadian grandfather loved goat roti. Curry goat, as Trinidadians call the spiced meat at the center of the dish, would be bundled with potato into griddled flatbread with the weight of a light blanket. A portable and sustaining meal, its layered […]