New York's Bareburger opens organic outlet in Tokyo

Jul 15, 2015

New York's Bareburger opens organic outlet in Tokyo

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Don’t call it fast food. New York-based Bareburger, which opens its first restaurant in Tokyo this weekend, says it aims to penetrate the competitive Japanese market by focusing on organic patties and healthy vegetables. Bareburger — whose gourmet burgers will be priced at ¥1,500 and ...

Eager eaters weigh in ahead of July 4 hot dog contest in New York

Jul 4, 2015

Eager eaters weigh in ahead of July 4 hot dog contest in New York

Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island’s Nathan’s Famous. Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weigh-in Friday ahead of the 99-year-old Independence Day boardwalk tradition. The dogs will be served ...

California farmers forced to use oil wells' wastewater

Jul 3, 2015

California farmers forced to use oil wells' wastewater

AFP-JIJI An efficient solution to a historic drought, or an environmentally risky pact with the devil? That is the question raised by California farmers who are irrigating their crops with wastewater supplied by oil companies, in an arrangement slammed as dangerous by environmental campaigners. ...