Great Eastern Seafood celebrates 35 years
BOSTON – Great Eastern Seafood celebrates 35 years, returning to Seafood Expo North America for the first time in 25 years, in Booth 2781 in March.
Starbucks introduces Roastery Affogato menu in 100 sites
BOSTON – At 10 Starbucks Reserve Bar sites here, in LA and in DC, the chain has a new Roastery Affogato menu with vanilla gelato or ice cream that has a shot of hot espresso over it. Also new is a vanilla float with iced coffee, named Cold Brew Malt, Spoon University reports.
US Foods reportedly buying All American Foods
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI – US Foods is said to be buying All American Foods here with some 1,000 customers in RI, MA and CT late this month, according to Food Newsfeed in FSR Magazine, which quotes Northeast Region President John O’Carroll at US Foods.
CPI for food away from home in New England up in January
WASHINGTON – The Consumer Price Index for food away from home in New England rose 2.3 percent in January from the year-ago period, the U.S. Labor Department reports.
Vongerichten plans vegetarian restaurant in New York’s ABC Carpet & Home
NEW YORK – Jean-Georges Vongerichten will reportedly open a third restaurant at ABC Carpet & Home where it will take space previously occupied by LePain Quotidien. Called ABCV, the chef will be Neil Harden, formerly at Pure Food and Wine.