Fair warning: The European Union is about to do, with its famous cheeses, what It’s already done with wines and Olive Oil. There’s a move afoot to institute international restrictions on what can legally be labelled ‘Parmesan’, ‘Gruyere’ and even ‘feta’. But does it really matter?

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We’ve been talking a lot lately about the crazy extremes burger-and-dog joints are going to, to stay competitive these days. Now, Starbucks is trying to invade the happy hour market by serving beer and wine in a growing number of its U.S. outlets. What’s behind this seemingly odd decision?

Pure Canadian Maple Syrup

We are told that the lion-like March weather we are currently experiencing will result in a later than usual Maple Syrup harvest this year. The good news is, the harvest should be just as bountiful as ever when it gets here. And then your Syrup Savvy comes into play!

Okay… Here’s the latest chapter in the escalating Crazy Burger / Crazy Hot Dog saga… And, of course, these tube-steak monstrosities have surfaced at the globally acknowledged shrine of the Frankfurter, a U.S. Major League Ballpark. Presenting the D-Bat and the Venom Dog…