The poll was conducted a little more than a week after the Food and Drug Administration announced new rules that will require restaurants and other establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food “clearly and conspicuously” on their menus, menu boards and displays.

In this Nov. 20, 2014 photo made with a fisheye lens, Megh Villareal holds up a Marijuana-infused pecan pie at a holiday get-together for recreational marijuana vendors in east Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

“There’s so much potential here, and the interest is unbelievable. But right now, everybody’s kind of scared to be doing it,” says Lanter, owner and executive chef at Aspen’s tony Cache Cache restaurant.

This 2014 photo provided by Russ & Daughters shows the exterior of Russ & Daughters Cafe on the Lower East Side of New York City. Russ & Daughters’ take-out business, founded in 1914, sells traditional Jewish foods to go like smoked fish and chopped liver from a shop nearby. The family’s fourth generation opened the cafe earlier this year with a sit-down menu. (AP Photo/Russ & Daughters, Jen Snow and Kelli Anderson)

Fortunately for tourists who don’t have a kitchen to take these goodies home to — and anyone else who’d prefer their chopped liver sitting down rather than to go — Russ & Daughters opened a cafe earlier this year three blocks from the store.

This Oct. 3, 2014 photo shows server Amanda Jackson, background, waitingon customers at the counter in the original cafe section of Cattleman's restaurant in Oklahoma City. The restaurant, which first opened in 1910 as the Cattlemen’s Cafe, is known for quality beef. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

As a New Yorker on a road trip through Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, I was told by any number of locals that I had to eat at Cattlemen’s Steakhouse in Oklahoma City.

Travelers board a light rail Tuesday morning, July 10, at the  I-25 and Broadway Station. The City of Aurora could have the I-225 light rail line built out by November 2015 and open to the public in early 2016 if RTD board members award the construction project to Kiewit Infrastructure Co. on July 24. The light rail line will include eight stations and Transit Oriented Developments will be constructed around each station.  (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“It’s really economical for us because we’re not spending the time and money to build a large brewery and it helps (other breweries) out because they’re not wasting their precious stainless steel,” Tom said.

Owners Katerina and Nisso Larden's moved to Aurora from Israel three years ago to raise their children, and they started the eatery as a way to connect with their neighbors amidst the big box chains that inhabit the Pioneer Hills shopping center at Parker Road and South Chambers Road. The Lardens make everything in the store fresh to order which customers who can't eat gluten or wheat often appreciate, as Katerina can adjust most dishes to particular diets.  (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“In Tel Aviv, on every corner there’s a good coffee shop,” Katerina says of the Israeli metropolis they used to live in. “It’s always a neighborhood meeting point. It’s fresh and there’s always some kind of food.”


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