Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Center for Science in the Public Interest issued a detailed examination of extreme eating in chain restaurants.
Tuesday, January 22
Information courtesy of the Center for Science in the Public Interest A milkshake with a slice of apple pie blended right in. A 3,000-calorie plate of pasta. A breakfast that includes deep-fried steak and pancakes (and hash browns and eggs and gravy and syrup). Obesity rates may show signs of leveling off, but it looks like America’s major restaurant chains are doing everything possible to reverse the trend, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. The group unveils the latest "winners" of its Xtreme Eating Awards in the current issue of its Nutrition Action Healthletter. "It's as if IHOP, The Cheesecake Factory, Maggiano's Little Italy, and other major restaurant chains are scientifically engineering these …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Wake up. It's Monday.
Our morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. The Open Space Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. tonight and the Conservation Commission meets at 7 p.m., both at the Town Hall. 2. KLAAR holds a study skills workshop that is geared toward those in eighth grade through high school starting today at 10 a.m. 3.Dean Cavaretta, candidate for State Senate, just announced his meet and greet tour of small businesses, starting next week. 4. The Northborough Small Animal 4H club has started to harvest tomatoes this month, according to a post on the Northborough Community Garden Facebook page. "The club project is to grow fresh healthy …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The board approves a license for a new iHOP at Northborough Crossing.
By late July or early August, you'll be able to get your flapjack fix over at Northborough Crossing. Mr. Stax, a franchisee of IHOP restaurants for Massachusetts, is opening a chain at Northborough Crossing. Terry Case, VP of operations for Mr. Stax, said this will be the fifty-third restaurant operated by this franchise company in the state. Others are located in Cambridge, Salem, Dedham, Plymouth and Brockton. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and 7 a.m. to midnight on weekends. As with other IHOP restaurants, no beer or wine will be served. The IHOP located in Shrewsbury will not close as a result of the new location, said Case, as it is operated by a difference franchisee.