Bret Anthony Johnston’s outward appearance oozes fiction writer. You see his thick-rimmed glasses and often solemn photos and you think, Yup, this is what they’re all like. But Johnston (whose name sounds a little like a member of a boy band, doesn’t it?) is so much more than the scarf-wearing stereotype you might associate with the typical writer.
Tag: menu labeling
Despite the discussion over the many business-related implications included in the recent health care reform bill, one large component of the bill will hit the restaurant industry right in the middle of the menu. Included in the bill are regulations for restaurants to implement dish nutritional details alongside their menu listings. According to the new […]
Today’s Food Newsbits: North Korea Gets First Fast Food; Yum Brands Calls For Stronger Menu Labeling
The London Telegraph reported this weekend that North Korea recently opened its first fast food establishment, following the opening of its first Italian restaurant in March. The Samtaeseong diner, which opened in Pyongyang in June, offers ‘minced beef with bread’ instead of hamburger, conforming to the country’s long standing ban on Western influences. Other menu offerings include […]
Posted by Jennifer Heigl Hot on the heels of new legislation in Multnomah County (where Portland resides), the Oregon House of Representatives recently approved a new menu-labeling bill that would affect food service operations statewide. The proposed bill, similar to ones already passed in King County, Wash., New York City, N.Y., and Philadelphia, Penn., would […]