November 27, 1997 -- The traditional Fantasy Thanksgiving Dinner returns with contributions from some of the nation's top chefs... Wolfgang Puck, Craig Claiborne, Julia Child, Maida Header and Paul Prudhomme.
September 23, 1997 A retired New Jersey man wants to help people quit smoking by giving them something other than tobacco to puff. Dr. Puzant Torigian is ready to begin producing cigarettes made from lettuce.
August 1, 1997 Frank Maimone sells his South Philly pizzeria, by holding a contest for the best essay. After years in the business, Maimone developed a flour allergy. Instead of selling Vito's Pizza, he decided to make sure it went to a deserving pizza lover.
March 20, 1997 Vegetarians, along with environmental and animal protection advocates, urge Americans to cut meat out of their diets for one day. Their view is that vegetarianism is a healthier lifestyle and also better for natural resources and animals.
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