Hungry College Students Get Some Kind Relief With Leftover Meal Passes At University of Minnesota

Anyone who has a college student or is a college student can tell you meal plans are a hard fit. You might have too many meals on your plan. Or you might not have enough. Starving student is not just a catchy phrase. Not in this day and age with skyrocketing tuition and living costs. Some students are literally going hungry. Meanwhile, many students purchased meal plans that carry more meals than they need or have the time to use.

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17,000 Pounds Of Cheese On Its Way To Texas From Wisconsin Companies

Cheese is the best way to show the love when you’re from Wisconsin. Showing it, they are, as a number of companies are sending 17,000 pounds of dairy love to folks now trying to rebuild lives in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. String cheese. Cheese curds. Cheddar. How do you like your cheese? Chances are it’s on a truck that left Madison, Wisconsin Friday and is making it’s way to the Houston Food Bank. Oh, and just for good measure, there

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New York Restaurant Only Hires Immigrant Grandmothers To Cook Their Food

There’s nothing like the taste of grandmothers cooking. One restaurant in Staten Island, New York knows that. The Daily Mail reports Enoteca Maria owner Joe Scaravalla has employed more than 40 grandmothers (and one grandfather) from across the globe. The restaurant has two kitchens. One has nonnas that are always making Italian food. The other has a rotating list of nonnas from around the world. Algeria, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Greece, Turkey. Those are just some of the countries and

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Why I Got Naked To Eat An Orange And Find Out What I’m Missing Out On

I got naked this week. I get naked every week, Every day, for that matter. This week, I did it for you. For this column. To test a trap I’ve fallen into since high school. The “I’m missing out,” trap. It started with that friend, Perhaps, you know her, too, Dear Reader. The one who always described every party, Every adventure, Every ordinary lunch, As, “Amazing! We had the best time!” As a teen, those breathless reports left me in

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Delta Airlines Makes Crazy Travel Delays Easier To Swallow With Pizza Delivery

United Airlines could take some PR and customer service lessons here. Delta Airlines knows it’s been one crazy, frustrating travel week for Atlanta. First, there was the collapse of I 85, making driving incredibly tough throughout the city. Wednesday, intense storms across the Southeast caused a ground stop for hours canceling about 300 flights and leaving some folks stranded sitting on planes. The airline couldn’t make the weather clear up, but they could order pizza! WSB-TV reports the airline ordered more

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Chick Fil A Serving Up Free Breakfast Following I 85 Collapse

Chick Fil A is doing its part to make Atlanta’s nightmare commute a little more palatable by offering free breakfast! This follows the collapse of the I 85 interstate Thursday in Atlanta. The fire that brought down a huge span of the highway will basically put Atlanta in a stranglehold for months until the road is fixed. The famous chicken chain can’t fix the highway, but they can offer something to make the ride a little better. Here’s the free

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Dishwasher Is Made A Partner In One Of World’s Greatest Restaurants

It takes a lot of jobs to make a great restaurant work: chef, server, hostess, and yes, dishwasher. This is what they know at Noma, named one of the best restaurants in the world. Ali Sonko has worked at Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark, since it opened in 2003. He emigrated from the West African nation of Gambia. Noma has done so well that it is in the process of building a bigger restaurant. As the business makes the transition, Chef/Owner

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Grandson Orders Pizza To Check On Grandma After Hurricane Matthew

It’s hard to top this pizza story. A man in Nebraska was worried about his grandma in Florida when he hadn’t heard from her in a couple of days. 87-year-old Claire Olsen made it through Hurricane Matthew just fine in Palm Coast, Florida, but her phone line was out, meaning family around the country was unable to check on her. Leave it to her brilliant grandson to come up with genius way to check on her. He ordered a pizza

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Why Family Has 11,537 Bees In Their Kitchen–On Purpose

Bees invading a house. Entire businesses are set up to tackle this problem. Looks like one person’s problem is another’s joy. One man has engineered a beehive in the middle of his family’s kitchen, well, because he can. And he could. And it’s cool. Boy, is it cool. Now, I want one! Makes fish tanks or chicken coops look so 2015! How? Why? Check out beekeeper, Phil Frank’s awesome video. Video produced and courtesy of FrankTV.net. This project so speaks

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Governor’s Wife Takes Summer Job Waiting Tables

A governor’s wife is turning heads in a seaside town in Maine where she has taken a summer job waiting tables. Ann LePage is the First Lady of Maine. Sounds glamorous. Most of the year she works her tail off supporting causes around her state. Her husband, Paul LePage, makes $70,000 a year, making him the lowest paid governor in the country. The LePages aren’t exactly complaining, but it does mean things can be tight, especially if you want some

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