What We're Reading: March 1

A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

What We’re Reading: 


Fast Food Capitals: Ranking the Top Cities for Chain Restaurants

(The Daily Beast) What chain restaurant monopolizes your city? The Daily Beast ranks Boston as the Dunkin’ Donuts capital of the country, with 10.2 locations per 100,000 residents, and Miami as the Subway capital, boasting 25.6 locations per 100,000. Orlando cleans up, claiming the capitals of most chains, but check out the slideshow for yourself.


Wegman’s Announces Price Freeze on Household Staples

(Slash/Food) Amidst rising food prices, our favorite regional grocery store has announced that it will freeze prices of 40 household foods, like orange juice, pasta, and even salmon, through the end of the year. Wegman’s estimates that the freeze will save an average family of four between $350 and $400 this year.


It’s Shamrock Shake Time             

This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on March 17th, which means you have 17 days to guzzle down McDonald’s green, minty milkshakes before the luck of the Irish runs out. Visit the Shamrock Shake website to follow the latest sightings and share your love for the seasonal slurp.


What We're Eating: 


Flip for FREE Pancakes!

Happy March 1st! In honor of National Pancake Day, IHOP (at 4603 E. Genesee St) is giving away a FREE short stack of pancakes to each customer between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. In exchange for your free flapjacks, consider donating to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and other local designated charities.


What we’re attending:

Investigative Journalist Eric Schlosser Speaks at Hendrick's

Hop on over to Hendrick’s Chapel today this at 4 p.m. to hear Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, speak. Through his book, Schlosser revolutionized the way Americans think about what they eat. He will discuss his career in investigative journalism, uncovering truths about the meatpacking industry, marijuana growers, and beyond.

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