Food And Drink
BEIJING - Twelve billion dollars. That's what it takes to be named the richest person in China.
SAN FRANCISCO - If you've ever sent a virtual gift to a friend on Facebook - perhaps an image of a tasty-looking cocktail - you may have wished that icy-looking, pixelated glass was the real thing.
ON TAP: San Francisco-based startup Webtab offers a service called Bartab that lets you send friends vouchers for actual drinks using a cell phone and Facebook.
HASTINGS, Minn. - A new breed of apple has been a hit with consumers lucky enough to find it.
WASHINGTON - On the eve of conservative commentator Glenn Beck's rally at the Lincoln Memorial, a blogger's assertion that parts of the nation's capital should be avoided touched off accusations of racism and a sharp response by angry city leaders.
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- Coffee from cat droppings clean enough for Muslims
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- Bids for dinner at old NYC eatery start at $5,000
- Rise of food blogs creates pasta paparazzi
- See-through model pops up in toaster market
- Texas co. gets contract for food service software
- Innovation brews at Viennese coffeehouses
- Texting while driving, smoking target of '10 laws
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- Call it twine? Twitter makes wine for charity
- Some pockets of hiring exist amid slowdown
- Iraq to impose controls on Internet
- Portland's 'young creatives' tough out tough times