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Jose Andres
En español | I’ve said it before and I will say it again: I believe that food is our most important resource. Next to breathing, eating is one thing we do every day to survive.
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New York-based hamburger chain Shake Shack plans to go public soon by issuing stock in an initial public offering (IPO). Yahoo Finance says it’s a  hot offering, and the company has raised the price target to between $17 and $19 a share. Should you bite?
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Who are better tippers in restaurants, older or younger diners? You might be surprised, reports a new survey - 30 percent of those 18 to 34 admit they usually skimp on their tip, while nearly all customers age 65-plus say they tip the expected 15 to 20 percent.
Ah, the language barrier. No matter how much you're looking forward to your trip abroad, you can't ignore that nagging worry about interacting with people who speak a different language - and potential situations ranging from difficult to ego-crushing. Rest assured, however, that no one expects you to speak in full sentences or be able to conjugate verbs. What you should know, even before you even arrive in another country, is how to be polite. "Hello," "please" and "thank you" go a long way.
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Planning to have lunch out with your coworkers? Chew on this: A poll of 1,005 adults found that, on average, we eat lunch at restaurants nearly twice a week at about $10 a pop - or about $936 annually, according to Visa. (And that doesn't even include coffee-to-go and carryout.)
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Who pays attention to calorie counts on menus? By next year, all large chain restaurants will be required to post those harsh numbers, so the Gallup research people decided to find out who really takes note of them.
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It's a bit unsettling to note the possible demise of yet another familiar face that boomers grew up with. And it doesn't make it any easier that he's actually been dead for more than 30 years.
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