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Tinker til you drop at San Francisco’s Exploratorium

Exploratorium entrance
Step right into the Tinkering Studio at San Francisco’s Exploratorium where you can tinker until you make lights go on and buzzers sound, make music on a musical bench or create a toothpick sculpture, inspired by the giant toothpick sculpture “Rolling Through the Bay.” more
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A new way with kids menus at San Francisco’s Exploratorium

Seaglass Restaurant at the Exploratorium
At the SEAGLASS restaurant in San Francisco's Exploratorium, families and kids step out of their comfort zone to eat healthier and what is in season. more
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Chiles and yogurt: family dining in Albuquerque NM

jim and griffin peeling a pepper
New Mexican cuisine is as much a part of Albuquerque as the museums and heritage, and there is no shortage of delicious places for families to dine when visiting the area. more
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Birds Eye and Disney team to increase veggie eating by kids

Birds Eye frozen vegetables and Disney are teaming up to increase the number of kids consuming the recommended amount of vegetables per day by directly engaging and educating them on the importance of vegetables in a well-balanced diet. more
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California Hyatt Introduces New Healthy Menu

The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara has introduced a “Healthy Balance” menu to help guests eat well on the road. more
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Annual Kids Food Festival celebrates healthy eating in New York

The Kids Food Festival celebrates its fourth annual event in New York's Bryant Park March 1-2, featuring flavorful foods and and family fun help combat childhood bbesity by teaching about balanced food choices. more
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Washington DC to Host 3rd Kids Food Festival

Families with children are invited to learn about better food choices at the Kids Food Festival in Washington D.C. Held November 2-3 at Union Market, the festival will feature a Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt, chef-led cooking classes, free food sampling, and more. more
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New Kids Menu at Loews Hotels and Resorts

Loews Hotels and Resorts have introduced a new Precocious Plates menu that lets adventurous young eaters try popular dishes in kid-sized portions. more
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In Aspen, kids playing with their food is encouraged!

All hands for pasta-making
Never were two boys more unlike one another than mine when it comes to cooking. My elder son, Tanner, age 8, abhors anything remotely culinary, while my younger, Brady, age 5, was all but born with an apron wrapped around his waist, a wooden stirring spoon in his hand. The consummate chef and critic. more
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Local food movement arrives at posh Los Cabos resort

With the explosion of farmers markets and the locavore movement, everyone is interested in knowing where their food comes from. One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico, has the new “Palm to Popsicle” program, which lets kids at the resort see the journey of a coconut from a palm tree, to the kitchen, and into a freshly made popsicle. more
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