Wine Time: Wild Horse Viognier 2014, Central Coast

The Wild Horse viognier is great example of this varietal, full of floral and fruit aromas and peach and lemon flavors. It is a nice sipping wine, but it is even better with food.

From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price increases

...Eating out is more expensive.The prices of restaurant meals picked up 3 percent in June from 12 months earlier.Higher food costs are helping drive the increase. Coffee prices jumped 6.1 percent in January from 12 months earlier, the most in nearly...

No labels necessary

...costly and confusing hodgepodge of state-based GMO label laws that could hurt farmers, baffle consumers and raise food costs for families.While this page generally supports giving state and local governments more authority and autonomy, food...

Wine Time: Frank Family Chardonnay 2013, Carneros

Drinking Chardonnay as the weather starts to warm up is a no-brainer. The real trick is finding the style of Chardonnay you like and pairing it with the right food.

Prices rising steeply in Augusta for Masters Week

...staff undergoes extensive training and works longer shifts for Masters, and he also has to pay more in utilities and food costs. Clay also changes to an all-dinner menu, with dishes such as New Zealand rack of lamb, New York strip, prime rib...

Restaurateurs in metro Augusta find challenges in market

...pizza chains is high. Tack on high food costs, difficulties finding personnel...fine-dining establishments listed food costs and the economy as their top two...drink purchases in 2015."The whole food cost levels of many key commodities are...

Applications for US jobless aid fall, suggests strong hiring

...wages increased only 2.1 percent in the past 12 months. That means that incomes are only barely outpacing inflation. Core consumer prices - which excludes volatile energy and food costs - have risen 1.7 percent over the past 12 months.

Wine Time: Santa Carolina Reserva de Familia Carmenere 2012, Chile

With summer grilling season kicking in as we approach Memorial Day, I thought it would be appropriate to try something we can drink with all kinds of grilled food.

Applications for US jobless aid rise, but growth looks solid

...Average wages increased only 2.1 percent in the past 12 months. That means that incomes are only barely outpacing inflation, with core consumer prices - which excludes volatile energy and food costs - up 1.7 percent over the past 12 months.

She's happy about this?

...agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service target individuals to squelch their free speech rights?Is she happy that food costs continue to rise exponentially?Is she happy that more than 50 million people are using food stamps (on average, by...