Saturday: Weekend

Eat your VEGGIES

By MELISSA D’ARABIAN Associated Press I remember being told in marketing class back in graduate school that the fastest growing food category in America was hummus. Hummus, our professor insisted to us disbelieving students, would soon be ubiquitous. I should have heeded his advice and ...

Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino

SEATTLE (AP) — A Starbucks barista has taken to social media hoping to make orders for the coffee chain’s much buzzed about Unicorn Frappuccino disappear. Starbucks’ entry into the unicorn food craze was released Wednesday and its popularity was too much for 19-year-old Colorado ...

USDA urges kitchen confidence

By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — About 48 million Americans suffer from food-borne illnesses, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s part of the reason why the U.S. Department of ...

Togo’s TOP HONORS

By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — During the summertime, when the sun is bright and the cool waters of Lake Superior are calling beachgoers and boaters, it’s not uncommon to see a line of people out the door at Togo’s in Marquette, General Manager Be Embley-Stoll ...

Trust in Jesus, who has risen from the grave

“After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. And behold there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, approached, rolled back the stone and sat upon it. His appearance was like lightning ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:00am Worship Child care available. 10:15am ...

Here’s why Palm Sunday became a time for tears

Passover was near and thousands were gathering at Jerusalem for this important occasion. Jesus and His disciples were among them and as they descended from the Mount of Olives the crowd broke into shouts of praise, crying: “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!” This ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:00am Worship Child care available. 10:15am ...

Life’s a garden … DIGS IT

MARQUETTE — The Marquette food scene is changing, and the owners of the newest gastropub along Washington Street want to keep that momentum going. “The food scene in Marquette, you know, we’re on that renaissance,” said DIGS co-owner Pat Digneit. “All the restaurants are changing it ...

ANGRY BEAR IN MIND

MARQUETTE — It’s that time of year again when the world’s fauna and flora come springing back into action, and the big old snarling bear, angry and hungry from months of hibernation, awakens with an unquenchable thirst for beer. At least, that’s sort of the idea behind the Ore ...

Wet burritos and wet noses

MARQUETTE — The local chapter of the civic service organization Order of the Eastern Star will host a wet burrito sale in early April to raise money for worthy causes, including financially supporting the training and use of service dogs. The Order of the Eastern Star, an appendant group to ...

Healthy diets begin with smart food choices

MARQUETTE — Sticking to a healthy diet may not always be easy, but there are small steps that can be taken to improve the consumption of nutritious foods, and ultimately benefit one’s overall health. With National Nutrition Month taking place every March, the Academy of Nutrition ...

Fun Flavors

By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press This nan pizza is a fun way to eat the flavors of India in America’s favorite food. The popular chicken tikka masala is widely believed to have been created in England for the British palate and is actually the national dish. But it is so tasty that ...

Ban on Irish butter sparks fight in butter-loving Wisconsin

By CARA LOMBARDO Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin resident Jean Smith snatches up entire stocks of her beloved Kerrygold Irish butter from stores when visiting family in Nebraska, thanks to an antiquated law in her dairy-obsessed state that bans it and any other butter that ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:00am Worship Child care available. 10:15am ...

Always put God first, never mind how busy you are

A woman of Samaria came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” His disciples had gone into the town to buy food. The Samaritan woman said to him, “How can you, a Jew, ask me, a Samaritan woman for a drink?” For Jews use nothing in common with Samaritans. Jesus answered her ...

TWICE as NICE

MARQUETTE — For the second year straight, the Marquette-based food truck Dia de los Tacos was crowned Food Truck Taco Of The Year by Mobilecuisine.com. The online, voter-driven competition was started three years ago, with Dia de los Tacos taking its first win in 2016 and ...

Camper Chili Cook-off to benefit MAPS students

MARQUETTE — Elementary students at Marquette Area Public Schools on Monday will help host the third annual MAPS Camper Chili Cook-off, a fundraiser that provides financial support to allow fifth-grade students to attend Bay Cliff Health Camp. “All four elementary schools will be making a ...

Marquette Restaurant Week kicks off Sunday

MARQUETTE — Local foodies will have a full week to visit some of their favorite dining establishments for special menu items and prices during Marquette Restaurant Week beginning Sunday. “We work with the Eastside Originals Independent Restaurant Association to put on restaurant week,” ...

‘NOT just ABOUT MAKING tacos’

MARQUETTE — Mike Walker, owner of the local food truck Dia de los Tacos, will take a break from his normal culinary routine to prepare a unique Pan-American menu as the guest chef for a dinner event Sunday and Monday at the Zephyr Bar in Marquette. Daniel Rutz — who, along with his wife, ...