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Ravi Bangaroo

The Daily Dish: April 20, 2016

Dishing out the latest and greatest in food news
The Daily Dish 4.20.16
Today's first course?
Is New York’s hometown grocery store doomed? Fairway Market, which is  the supermarket chain with locations mostly in the tristate, is set to declare bankruptcy. Insiders say that after meeting with creditors, the Fairway Group Holdings Corp. could file chapter 11 by the end of May. According to Bloomberg analysts, the small grocery chain has been dealing with stiff competition from the likes of Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, and has yet to see a profitable quarter since they went public three years ago. The company’s shares have dropped 94 percent over the past year.
Water is supposed to be one of the most healthful things a person can drink, but this week more than 2,000 people in Spain got an unpleasant surprise when they caught a nasty stomach bug from their nice, cold bottled spring water. We’ve learned the people reportedly sickened with norovirus on Monday, thanks to a contaminated batch of bottled water. The bottled water was reportedly the kind found in office water coolers, and the source of the contamination is not yet clear. It is suspected that the source occurred somewhere with spring water bottled in Andorra, Spain.          
A Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Kirkwood, Missouri, unwittingly caused some tension when it sold coffee in cups bearing the Chicago Blackhawks logo, with the phrase “official coffee of the Chicago Blackhawks.” Problem is… Chicago is located in Illinois and not Missouri. But it gets worse. Not only are the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks rival teams, the incident took place the same week that the teams would play against each other in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. In a statement, officials with Dunkin Donuts. In a statement, Dunkin’ Donuts says the mix-up was, “due to an untimely shipping error from the regional distribution center.”
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