Climate change has led to severe winter snow storms in the east, droughts in the west, and now it's threatening the guacamole in Chipotle! Prices for avocados may increase so much that the burrito-slinging fast food chain will have to stop offering the delicious dip.
We sure hope you're hungry, because today we're highlighting the week's tastiest food and drink deals. Enjoy a steak and lobster combo at Outback Steakhouse for just $15, save $100 on NakedWines orders of $160 or more, and score free Frosty Jr's from Wendy's all summer long.
Between dismal grape harvests and California's never-ending drought, 2014 is starting off bad for wine aficionados. But a global shortage shouldn't mean having to pay more for your daily glass of vino. We contacted David Hunter, wine buyer at New York's Chelsea Wine Vault, for tips on picking the perfect bottle of wine without going over budget.
Keurig, maker of those single-serving coffee machines, has revealed that its next-generation devices will not work with any pods or K-Cups that are not "licensed." In other words: Keurig is adding DRM to its coffee!
Though it's not an official holiday, Valentine's Day is still a big day for many retailers. And while we'll see discounts on everything from roses to jewelry, not every promotion is worth your time or money. To separate Cupid's hits from his misses, we researched past Valentine's Day sales to help you find your significant other the right Valentine's Day gift at the right price.
Let's face it: No one wakes up in the morning with a burning desire to buy everyday necessities like pet food, toilet paper, batteries, or diapers. And yet many of these goods are so essential, we'd run out of the house bleary-eyed at 3 am to replace them. However, it's cheaper and easier to stock up on these items when you don't need them — and we've got the data to prove it! That's why we've rounded up a collection of items that you should always buy when you see a deal, even if you're still fully stocked at home.
Since the makers of the ridiculously popular Candy Crush are attempting to trademark the word "candy," we thought we'd take a moment to ridicule the ridiculousness of the news by listing eight people and products that are in danger of being sued — along with suggestions as to what they can change their name to, if slapped with a C-and-D.
No longer coming to breakfast tables across America: Cheerios containing genetically modified organisms. Anti-GMO advocates are hailing the change as a major victory. But critics say the move is just a corporation cashing in on a cause célèbre. Read on to explore the controversy that's headed for a supermarket aisle near you.
A new IRS ruling has caused much frustration amongst restaurant owners and servers, and could possibly end a practice that's bugged many restaurant patrons for years. At the center of this controversy is the automatic gratuity, that compulsory charge that many eateries tack on to your bill when you dine with a large group of people.
The new year is upon us, and after all that shopping you likely did during the holidays, you may be looking forward to giving your credit card a rest. But January is an excellent month to buy certain things like winter apparel or early Valentine's Day gifts.
Home, sweet convenient home. From a $10 overnight drop on a Black & Decker hand vac to the cheapest 14-piece Pyrex set we've seen this year, these Editors' Choice home good deals are all about establishing a new level of comfort and ease in your living space.
Whether you don a cheese hat, wave a Terrible Towel, or hoist a foam finger, there are plenty of ways to show your team spirit at the stadium. Fortunately there are also other ways to root for your team at home, when you've got friends over watching the big game.
Whole Foods generally takes the (gluten-free and locally sourced) cake for pricey organics. But now, in order to appeal to more than just the average wealthy foodie, the grocer is holding flash sales and offering "buy one, get one" deals to draw in customers and make eating healthy more economical.
By Lindsay Sakraida, dealnews Features Director with contributions from Louis Ramirez
September is an odd month for shopping, since summer has officially come to a close, and we're inching ever closer to Black Friday. But September has its own deal virtues, including Labor Day sales! So, we've mined the extensive dealnews archives of sales, coupons, and individual products from the past few summers to find out what are the best and worst things to buy in September.
They say that money can't buy happiness, but money can buy bacon — and bacon is bliss. But how much bacon is too much? We wanted to see what life would be like if we indulged our every porky whim and incorporated bacon into all aspects of our daily life.
While many adults say that their 20-something years were some of the best in their lives, being a student is rarely the best time in someone's financial life. Between tuition costs and living expenses, there are plenty of students who are surviving on Ramen noodles while they try to pinch pennies. Fortunately, there are numerous student discount programs from top retailers, so students can get amazing savings on groceries, travel, and computers.
You don't want to get your dad another tool set or tie this Father's Day. Instead, give him the gift of food! This June 16, fathers across the country can avail of all sorts of free treats from breakfast to dessert.
If you think that National Doughnut Day was created by the corporate chains to drum up more business, think again! It's been around for almost 80 years. But who cares about history? Just give us free doughnuts!
Once upon a time, shoppers seemed to care deeply about whether their kitchen cabinets were filled with familiar names and food mascots. But these days, are you any more likely to prefer Kellogg's over cereal from Target? And what if you could save more than $1,000 every year by going generic?
Living in the age of online shopping and m-commerce, it has become arguably harder for stores without an online presence to compete with the lower prices of many online merchants. But still, are there any items you'd never consider buying online? From clothing to groceries, we discuss how potentially problematic purchases are made easier through online shopping.