Thursday, October 16, 2014
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average American consumer unit spent $6,602 dollars on food in 2013. Food represents the third largest household expenditure, next to housing and transportation. If there’s one aspect of the household budget where a family would consider making some cuts in order to save more money, it would be food. In short, households would be looking for healthy yet cost-effective meal options. In his article for the Money section of MSN.com, The Fiscal Times contributor Nick Bardwaj discusses why a lot more Americans now consider eating out to be more economical than home cooking.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
October is finally here, and with it, residents from various areas of Sacramento and tourists alike are following the sights, sounds, and smells associated with the much-awaited and well-honored Oktoberfest. As patrons indulge in the various German beers and delicacies served at leading Sacramento restaurants and festival establishments—such as Sam’s Hof Brau, for instance—it would be a good time to ask: “What is Oktoberfest, and why are we celebrating it?”