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Local man aims to turn Prince George's food deserts into nutritional oasis (Video)

There's a desert in Prince George's County. In fact, according to the USDA, there are 22 of them, all food deserts. And one local man is on a mission to turn those deserts into a nutritional oasis.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 09:28am EDT

Tags: food deserts, Capital News Service, Prince George

Dishing on the drama: Behind the scenes of the Food Network

New York Times journalist Allen Salkin got his first taste of Food Network frenzy while covering the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in 2008 -- and he was struck by the attention paid to the network's top chefs. Salkin's new book dives into the world of the Food Network.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 09:56am EDT

Tags: Food Network, Allen Salkin, Rachel Nania, From Scratch, book,

Deconstructing nutrition labels and easing grocery-aisle stress

The nutrition facts label is a wonderful tool that allows you to take ownership over your food choices. But knowing what to look for on a food label can cause confusion among consumers. Here are some tips on reading a food label.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 09:11am EDT

Tags: nutrition label, Kait Fortunato, diet, food labels, tips

Healthy snacking: Plans, tips and ideas

When you do snack, it's important to do so smartly. Here are some tips on how to do just that.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: Kait Fortunato, snacks, snacking, health tips, health,

Go For the Food: Ocean City, Md. for crabs & carbs

In Ocean City, Maryland's long-time seaside resort town, the creations of some of the low-key restaurants, crab shacks and strip mall seafood huts are proving to be just as much a draw as the Atlantic Ocean east of the Coastal Highway and scenic waterfront spots like Isle of Wight Bay and Assowoman Bay to the west.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 10:45am EDT

Tags: Ocean City, crabs, restaurants, tourism,

Your weekend recipe: Ravioli with parsley pesto

A healthy and simple dinner recipe from Aviva Goldfarb, author and founder of 'The Six O'Clock Scramble.'

Friday - 09/20/2013, 08:53am EDT

Tags: Aviva Goldfarb, recipe, Six O

Eight fall festivals this weekend in D.C., Md., Va.

This weekend kicks off a season full of festivals in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 07:43am EDT

Tags: festival, H Street Festival, music, Beer

Food, environment celebrated at the annual Green Festival

The Green Festival is back for its ninth year on Sept. 21 and 22. The event, hosted by Green America and Global Exchange, will convene community leaders, environmental activists and a variety of green businesses for two days of workshops, presentations, events and food.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 08:10am EDT

Tags: Geet Jeswani, Green Festival, D.C., festival

A new flight of food, retail options coming to Reagan National, Dulles International

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced initial plans to expand restaurant and retail offerings at Reagan National and Dulles International airports.

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 02:03pm EDT

Tags: airport, airports, Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport, Ben

A dietitian's top picks for healthy local lunch spots

While I am a supporter for packing a healthy, satisfying lunch, there is something to be said for taking a break and going out for lunch every once in a while. Here are some healthy and tasty lunches on the go.

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 07:15am EDT

Tags: Kait Fortunato, lunch, healthy, convenient, dietitian

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