DANVILLE — Can what we eat off of the grill pose potential health problems?
People can have their questions answered at an event called "Healthy Grilling" at the Village Mall County Market, 2917 N. Vermilion St., Danville.
The event will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Fast & Easy Health Food Kiosk located in the front of the store.
SAVOY — A McDonald's restaurant is still in the works for Savoy, but its location has been adjusted slightly.
The restaurant — part of the Marketplace at Savoy development southwest of the intersection of U.S. 45 and Curtis Road — is now expected to be built on the former Reliable Plumbing and Heating site, west of CVS Pharmacy.
CHAMPAIGN — Common Ground Food Co-Op wants to build a second store — this time in Champaign — and is looking for a location, General Manager Jacqueline Hannah said in a release.
The food co-op, which recently expanded its location at Urbana's Lincoln Square Village, wants the second store to be similar in size to the 11,000-square-foot Urbana store.
If you like spicy food, you will love this recipe for Chorizo-stuffed Jalapenos, which is made on the grill. Rob heard the general ingredients mentioned on the radio recently and set out to recreate it.
This is a fairly obvious warning, but these are really hot. I had half of one and then went running. That was a mistake.
CHAMPAIGN — Students who eat meals for free or at a reduced price during the school year are also eligible to receive meals from the Champaign school district during the summer.
The Summer Food Service Program provides free nutritious snacks and meals to children ages 18 and younger.
CHAMPAIGN — City council members said Tuesday night that they wanted to see a food-truck trial program continue for at least one more year before they make anything permanent, and based on their comments, changes could be coming in the future.
Here's a compilation of scheduled events for Saturday, May 18, 2013, culled from calendars in The News-Gazette's e3 magazine.
ALTO VINEYARDS: The Blues Deacons (blues/Music Among the Vine series), 7:30 p.m.
BLACK BEAR INN, Danville: Karaoke with Route 66, 9 p.m.
BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: X-Krush, 9 p.m.
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