Multinational Food Companies Getting Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

Thousands of door-to-door vendors for Nestlé reach a quarter-million households in Brazil.

Public health experts new methods of global food production, distribution and advertising is contributing to a new epidemic of diabetes and heart disease, chronic illnesses in areas that previously were afflicted with hunger and malnutrition a generation ago.

"What we have is a war between two food systems, a traditional diet of real food once produced by the farmers around you and the producers of ultra-processed food designed to be over-consumed and which in some cases are addictive." 
-- Carlos A. Monteiro, a professor of nutrition and public health at the University of São Paulo.


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Mane Event and Taste of Arlington Heights Friday and Saturday August 4-5, 2017 Great Food Downtown Arlington Heights

One of the best highlights of Arlington Heights is its fine restaurants, and August is especially excellent because it is the time of the annual Taste of Arlington Heights block party in downtown Arlington Heights [Businesses Register Here].

Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights, August 4-5, 2017 in Downtown

Take it to the streets on Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5, 2017 for the Mane Event on Friday followed by the Taste of Arlington Heights on Saturday. The bookend events both occur at Vail and Campbell in Downtown, and they combine to make one of the biggest weekend celebrations of the summer!

This block-party styled weekend is a crescendo to the summer and both events are ripe for celebration with live music from favorite local bands, wonderful food from local restaurants with a variety of cuisines, a business expo at the Mane Event, and children's entertainment.

Schedule Below ...

What Restaurants Are Participating at Taste of Arlington Heights August 5-6, 2016 in Downtown Arlington Heights

The following restaurants are participating in the Taste of Arlington Heights Saturday August 6, 2016

AUG 2017 NOTE: THESE ARE THE PARTICIPANTS FOR LAST YEAR ... didn't find a list this year ...

See full schedule for Friday's MANE Event and Saturday's Taste of Arlington Heights ...

Armand's of Arlington Heights
Aurelio's Pizza
Bangkok Cafe
Berry Yo Frozen Yogurt    
Big Shot Piano Lounge & Restaurant    
Birch River Grill
Carlos and Carlos Restaurant    
Clementi's Pizzeria & Bar    
Cortland's Garage    
Elegante' Cuisine, Inc.
European Crystal  
Garibaldi's Italian Eatery    
Javier's Sabor Mexicano & Agave Bar    
La Tasca    
Mago Grill & Cantina    
Peggy Kinnane's Irish Restaurant & Pub      
Rack House Kitchen & Tavern    
Salsa 17    
Sweet T's Bakery & Cake Studio
TTOWA Korean Bistro
Tuscan Market & Wine Shop


Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights, Friday/Saturday August 5-6, 2016 Great Food in Downtown Arlington Heights

Coming Soon ... One of the best highlights of Arlington Heights is its fine restaurants, and August is the time of the annual Taste of Arlington Heights block party in downtown Arlington Heights.

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Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights, August 5-6, 2016 in Downtown

Take it to the streets on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, 2016 for the Mane Event on Friday followed by the Taste of Arlington Heights on Saturday. The bookend events both occur on Vail and Campbell in Downtown, and they combine to make one of the biggest weekend celebrations of the summer!

This block-party styled weekend is a crescendo to the summer and both events are ripe for celebration with live music from favorite local bands, wonderful food from local restaurants with a variety of cuisines, a business expo at the Mane Event, and children's entertainment.

Schedule Below ...

ArlingtonTasteBud.com -- Summer Highlight Taste of Arlington Heights and Mane Event 2016, Great Food

One of the best highlights of Arlington Heights is its fine restaurants, and August is especially excellent because it is the time of the annual Taste of Arlington Heights block party in downtown Arlington Heights.

Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights, August 5-6, 2016 in Downtown

Take it to the streets on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, 2016 for the Mane Event on Friday followed by the Taste of Arlington Heights on Saturday. The bookend events both occur on Vail and Campbell in Downtown, and they combine to make one of the biggest weekend celebrations of the summer!

This block-party styled weekend is a crescendo to the summer and both events are ripe for celebration with live music from favorite local bands, wonderful food from local restaurants with a variety of cuisines, a business expo at the Mane Event, and children's entertainment.

Schedule Below ...

Javier's Mexican Restaurant Arlington Heights

Javier's Sabor Mexicano
8 W Miner St
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

847-255-7075

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Curate Snack Bars: Salted Decadence, Sweet & Tart, Harmonious Blend


Curate Snacks with unexpected ingredients. Brilliant combinations of Hazelnuts, dark chocolate, hemp seed, almonds, berries, quinoa, apricots.

Curate is available on amazon and at Target.

CNN: Why Do People Rush to Buy Milk, Bread, and Toilet Paper When It Snows?




Taste-of-Arlington thinks it's two reasons ...

1. People are afraid of running out of these essentials.

2. People would rather shop before the snow hits, than fight the crowds, if any, during the snow storm.

Whole Foods Market Kildeer



WholeFoodsMarket.com :-)

Whole Foods Market Kildeer
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20281 N Rand Rd.
Kildeer, IL 60074
847-726-4601



Tequila Chicken by Donal Skehan

Sneak peek at a new cook book by Donal Skehan. This is a tequila chicken, quinoa and mango ...




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