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Starbucks to Release Gluten-Free and Vegan Options in 2017

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By Paola Figueroa SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Coffee Giant Starbucks has announced that it will be introducing Gluten-Free and Vegan options this coming year to its menu. Both lifestyle changes have grown in popularity over the past 10 years. While a Gluten-free diet has long been a treatment for Celiac’s Disease, which is spurs the immune […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , food , Health , safety

Edamame Recall Should Not Have a Significant Effect on CNY Restaurants

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A national brand of edamame is being pulled off central New York grocery store shelves because of fears it has been contaminated by potentially fatal listeria bacteria. Advanced Fresh Concepts announced the recall after random testing of their edamame showed a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria can be deadly […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , food

Eating Healthy: The Main Course at ITC Syracuse

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — During a busy day of history, English, and science classes, one main course remains the most memorable for students at The Institution of Technology Syracuse Central: culinary class. A number of high school students have been provided the opportunity to place an emphasis and focus on culinary arts throughout the […]

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Business , Community , food

Funk-n-Waffles Celebrated It’s Final Day in Original Location

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)―It was a sad day for Funk-n-Waffles fans and regulars. The “funky” waffle hub has closed its doors in preparation for a major construction taking place on Marshall street. Funk-n-waffles has been celebrated as one of Marshall street’s most fun and unique restaurants. The trendy Waffle place especially holds […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , food , tourism

Downtown Dining Weeks Added the “Sleep Over” Package With Special Deals

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By Chai Lin Kim SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Starting of Syracuse Downtown Dining Weeks is a good news for people who love to go visit restaurants with having good deals in Syracuse area. Syracuse resident, Bratt Liedka, loves to spend time with his family and friends with having a great deal of meal. “I am out here because […]

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Business , Central New York , food , Things to do

Downtown Dining Weeks Adds New Initiatives

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By Jackie Prager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The 13th Annual Downtown Dining Weeks began this week breaking a new record of featuring 32 restaurants throughout downtown. The amount of restaurants offered was not the only new addition; Dining Weeks introduced a new “Sleep Over” package. This package gives downtown goers a deal of $185 dollar a […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , food

Farm to Kitchen: The New York Farmers Selling Directly to Consumers

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By Stephen Armstrong TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. (NCC News) – for many people meat, eggs and vegetables come in packs you pick up from the the grocery store. For New York State’s farmers, it’s a much more complex relationship. Tina MacCheyne has operated High Point Farms in Trumansburg for 18 years. She raises grass-fed beef cattle and free-range chickens […]

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Central New York , food

Two Syracuse Women Share A Marriage And A Mission

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Tom Austen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As lovers, businesswomen and philanthropists, Laura Serway and Cindy Seymour have certainly found a home in Syracuse. Their Laci’s trademark, which derives from the first two letters of Serway and Seymour’s first names, has bounced around northern Syracuse, gaining notoriety along the way. First it was Laci’s Coffee Cafe in the […]

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Central New York , Community , food , Health

Syracuse Meals On Wheel’s Short on Funds

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By Brooke Taylor SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) —Each week Meals on Wheel’s volunteers prepare and deliver an average of 850 meals a day. Michael Nortman, the Community Relations Director said most of their clients are over sixty with some type of mobility issue. Carolyn Fitzgerald has been delivering meals for seventeen years. Fitzgerald said her roll is […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Consumer , food , Health

CNY farm provides organic options for the holiday

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By Kiona Dyches PULASKI, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many people are starting to get ready but for some, preparing for the holiday takes much longer. Grindstone Farm raises “organic turkeys” that are fed an organic feed, free of growth hormones and antibiotics. They are also given access to the […]

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