Tag Archives: Beverages

People Are Finally Buying Orange Juice Again — Because of This Year’s Merciless Flu

Source: Grub Street NY

It took nothing short of America’s worst flu outbreak in almost a decade to make people excited about orange juice. Sales spiked last month for the first time in almost five years, according to Nielsen data — an increase of almost one percent between the end of December …

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Court Street Grocers, One of New York’s Favorite Sandwich Shops, Has Created Its Own Line of Classic Soda

Source: Grub Street NY

The very idea of “soda” has, perhaps, fallen out of favor with people, leading to all sorts of reinventions — spiked root beer; “throwback” flavors; new-look, zero-calorie sweeteners aplenty; or even lightly sweetened sodas designed for the discerning, grown-up soda drinker. But great soda doesn’t demand gourmet reinvention. When push …

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New flavored white teas from the Republic of Tea

Source: Dining Dish


Personally, I don’t drink coffee. I used to drink colas, regular then on to diet but we know that they aren’t good for you for numerous reasons.  I’ve always liked tea, but in the past 12 years tea has really been my beverage of choice; black, red, green, oolong, hibiscus,  herbal – I like them all, even the delicate authentic white teas from China. Low in caffeine, the tender white buds are “hand-picked” just two days a year.  Since the white tea is the least processed of the teas it offers up more polyphenols, or in other words antioxidants. 
At the Summer Fancy Food Show I had an advanced taste of two of the new Republic of Tea selections on their white tea blends: Honey Mango and Cucumber Mint.  The show had me on food and flavor overload, so the kind folks of Republic Tea recently sent canisters of these two white teas to brew. 
Watch the video and read the full story at Examiner . com / food

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From Gluten-Free Beer to Kombucha, Alcohol Options for Health-Conscious Drinkers

Source: NY Times Food

The American beverage industry has introduced a number of new offerings catering to consumers, especially women, who want wholesome, low-alcohol choices.

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