Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Hot Off The Press: Foodie Updates

Madison's Ian's Pizza Expands to Chicago
The Isthmus-Campus late-night mainstay Ian's Pizza is expanding to a third location, this one on Clark Street in Chicago's Wrigleyville neighborhood. The new outlet is slated to open June 1.

Peet's Coffee Comes to UW-Madison Campus Union
Wisconsin State Journal-Construction on Peet's Coffee & Tea, a national chain based in California, will begin in August on the first floor of the Memorial Union, in the space formerly occupied by STA Travel. The shop will be open by mid-October, said Paul Brodhead, assistant director of facilities.

$5 Footlong Subs at Subway
Word on the Street-For a limited time, Subway is offering their regular footlong subs for just $5. You know where I'm going to lunch/dinner today!

Save the Candy Raisins!
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-Stark Candy Company, which produces the beloved golden "Candy Raisin" nuggets, recently announced that it will close on May 30. Candy Raisin devotees in the Milwaukee area and beyond have united to join West Allis native, Gary Radke, who is leading a petition to save the little nuggets. Learn more at his site: As of Tuesday, over 3,450 people have signed the petition. Long live Candy Raisins.

Mint Crisp Indiana Jones M&M's at Stores Now!
As reported by my best friend and Walgreens stock girl, Karen, limited edition Mint Crisp M&M's, which are a promotional item for the new Indiana Jones movie, are now in stores. Tried them last night for the first time. Tasty.

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