Tag: buffet

Weekly Bits: Game-Day Grub

by in Reader Tips & Comments, February 6, 2010

Super Bowl Sunday ranks second–behind only Thanksgiving–for food eaten in a single day. All those wings, pizza, creamy dips and beverages can rack up calories and fat pretty quickly–hours of sitting and watching the game doesn’t help, either. Check out this week’s list of reader comments for ways to avoid excessive celebration penalties during the big game. And because Super Bowl snacks can turn into quite a spread, read up on strategies for staying healthy when hitting a buffet.

Weekly Bits: Buffet Dining & a Sweet Ending

by in Reader Tips & Comments, January 30, 2010

Ever felt overwhelmed at a buffet? Check out some of our readers’ approaches to staying on track when faced with a feast. Plus, more love for homemade pudding and a nutrition question on brining a turkey.

Dining Out: All-You-Can-Eat Buffets

by in Dining Out, January 28, 2010

What’s not to love at those all-you-can-eat buffets? Well, the calorie overload, for one. I enjoy a big buffet as much as the next gal (especially in Vegas!), but there’s nothing good about walking away overstuffed. Here are some tips for your next trip up to the buffet table.

Safety Tip: Buffet Etiquette

by in Dining Out, Food Safety, September 11, 2009

Buffets are everywhere these — brunch at the country club, wedding receptions or the local chain restaurant. Some buffets are clean and well-managed, others are not. Here are some tips to keep in mind to stay safe and healthy.