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You May Want To Switch From Steak To Chicken

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.01.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle's coming price hikes could hit steak lovers particularly hard. The Mexican food chain said earlier this month that it plan...

6 Things You Didn't Know About Chipotle Mexican Grill

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.29.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Chipotle was founded by Steve Ells, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, in 1993. He'd been inspired by the popular tacos and burritos he discovered in San Francisco while working there, and after securing an $85,000 loan from his mother, he opened the first Chipotle in a former ice cream shop near the University of Denver campus.

The Link Between Parkinson's And Your Produce

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 06.28.2014 | Taste
Elizabeth Kucinich

We need to do more research to fully understand and address the cause of Parkinson's disease. Until then, it seems prudent to minimize exposure to potential risk factors, not exacerbate them.

Home-Cooked Sundays: Farmgirl Tofu Chile Sofritas

Dana Slatkin | Posted 06.17.2014 | Home
Dana Slatkin

In my house, a delicious home-cooked meal always lures. But how do you pull it off during a hectic week? It's the question I get asked most in my cooking classes. If your weeknight dinners are a struggle (as mine are), consider Sundays.

Chipotle Prices Are About To Go Up

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business

Your favorite Chipotle meal is about to get more expensive, but the chain’s executives are confident that your burrito addiction will keep you comin...

The Next Chipotle? 12 Small Chains That Might Someday Dominate The World

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

There are few industries in America as glutted as the chain-restaurant market, but gluttony loves company.

STUDY: Teens Are Spending All Their Money On Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste

The mall is out. Restaurants are in.

GMO Pushers and The Art of War

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

GMO labeling is a not a matter of if, but when. The "Big 6" chemical companies and the "big food" lobby know they are fighting a losing battle, but they have deep pockets and seem to be willing to do, say and spend almost anything to keep American consumers in the dark.

The Peterson Farm Bros' Beef With Chipotle (Part 3): The Definition Of A Humanely Raised Animal

Greg Peterson | Posted 06.08.2014 | Home
Greg Peterson

Any true livestock farmer will tell you that in order to make a profit in the livestock industry, you must treat your animals well. This is especially important in today's livestock economy, as higher buying costs and higher feed costs have allowed for a very thin margin of profit. If our animals are not treated with care, not kept healthy, and not kept comfortable, our slim, marginal chance of being a successful livestock farmer is absolutely destroyed.

Cow Feces, Candy And Other Surprising Things Your Food Is Fed

Posted 04.25.2014 | Taste

When you bite into a juicy hamburger or a lovely steak, it's easy to forget that piece of meat was once a living, breathing, hungry animal. It also ne...

Is Chipotle The Future Of Fast Food?

Food Riot | Posted 05.21.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

Instead of offering a mountain of processed lunch meats with peaky-looking vegetables, they actually cook food.

The Peterson Farm Bros' Beef With Chipotle (Part 2): The Definition Of A Family Farmer

Greg Peterson | Posted 05.20.2014 | Home
Greg Peterson

Thankfully, new technology such as larger equipment, GPS precision farming, and automated processes have allowed for farmers to farm more acres and raise more livestock per farmer, which has allowed agricultural production to thrive in recent years

These 9 Facts About Factory Farming Will Break Your Heart (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted 12.04.2014 | Taste

On the surface, a package of small-farm, grass-fed beef may look entirely identical to a packet of generically-raised beef. Both are wrapped with cell...

The Peterson Farm Bros' Beef with Chipotle (Part 1)

Greg Peterson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Home
Greg Peterson

I'm certain that Chipotle is doing a lot of positive things with their "food with integrity" approach and to be clear, I do agree with the general ideals Chipotle claims they are supporting. What I don't agree with is Chipotle's definitions of family farmers, humanely raised animals, and ethical behavior.

Ultimate Chipotle Menu Hacks

Spoon University | Posted 05.11.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Technically, Chipotle doesn't have a "secret menu," but employees are encouraged to make what customers ask; just be considerate and patient with your server and don't go too crazy during peak times.

Chipotle Tofu Is A Clever Con To Get Vegetarians To Pay More

Emily Cohn | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Emily Cohn

It didn't take me long to realize what Chipotle was really doing by adding tofu (aka Sofritas) to its menu: It had cleverly devised a way to get vegetarians to pay more for a meatless burrito. Now, vegetarians can spend just as much as omnivores.

'Farmed and Dangerous': The Food Emperor's New Clothes

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 05.03.2014 | Home
Eric Holt Gimenez

Whether Farmed and Dangerous is a successful marketing ploy for Chipotle depends on just how unbelievable Big Ag has become.

Chipotle's Exciting New Menu Change

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 02.28.2014 | Business

Great news, tofu-lovers of the Northeast. Chipotle is expanding its braised tofu Sofritas to New York and New England, the company announced in a twee...

'Build Your Own Burger'... At McDonalds!?

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's plans to expand a test this year that lets people order customized burgers. The world's biggest ham...

10 Facts About Food Regulation The Government Hopes You Won't Notice

Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

Americans put a lot of faith in the government when it comes to food regulation. We trust that our meat is pathogen-free, and that raw fruits and vege...

How To Test The Secret Menus at Chipotle, Shake Shack, and More

Thrillist | Posted 04.22.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Which are real and which are just myth? To find out, I took to the streets. And ate. A lot.

WATCH: Competitive Eating Champ DESTROYS 4 Chipotle Burritos

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.20.2014 | Weird News

If you have a sensitive stomach, look away. Competitive eater Matt Stonie recently completed another epic food challenge. In just 3 minutes, the 2...

Concerns I Have on Feeding My Family

Nicole Patterson | Posted 04.04.2014 | Good News
Nicole Patterson

I am deeply concerned on what I am feeding my Farmer and myself. Is the food that we eat really healthy for us? Will it be healthy for our kids? I have concerns about my food, just like you.

Great News For Chipotle

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2014 | Business

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Thursday reported a bigger-than-expected increase in sales at established restaurants and a nearly 30...

Chipotle Is Considering Raising Prices

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle's popularity isn't showing any signs of fading, and the Mexican food chain is eyeing whether it can raise prices later this...