Noodles & Company has launched a contest called "You Are What You Eat." The quick-casual chain wants customers to design a doodle of themselves using their favorite edible items like fruits, vegetables, pasta, candy, cookies and so on. They can take a digital photo and upload it to Noodles & Company's contest Web site, www.noodles.com, along with a 50-word essay on why their doodle exemplifies who they are. Three grand prize winners will receive free Noodles & Company meals for one year and a special VIP tasting at a local Noodles & Company restaurant. Deadline is Friday.
The HoneyBaked Ham Co. is introducing a boneless ham. It comes fully cooked and sliced, and is available half, or 3-to-4.5 pound size, or whole, which is 6-to-9 pounds. www.honeybakedonline.com.
"Last Dance at the Diner" a documentary about the final days and nights of historic Bill & Nada's Cafe, will be screened Saturday, 2 p.m. at Photography by Laurie, 1064 E. 2100 South, Sugar House. The screening is free. For close to half a century Bill & Nada's attracted folks to cozy booths, down-home service and menu items such as orange pancakes, milkshakes, wonderful sandwiches and brains-and-eggs.
This documentary features interviews with cooks, waiters and patrons as the final days and nights unfold. "Last Dance at the Diner" symbolizes the fading of the the "greasy spoon" diners that were once prevalent across America.
The Got Milk? Mustache Mobile returns to Salt Lake City Aug. 21-24. Residents can nominate a local mom to become Salt Lake's Chief Health Officer. The winner will appear in her own Milk Mustache ad.People can also enter the Chief Health Officer Sweepstakes for a $100,000 prize. There are milk samples from local dairies, a registered dietitian offering nutrition advice, a prize wheel and exercise tips from Curves specialists. Venues are Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave. on Thursday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Smith's Food & Drug, 455 S. 500 East, on Friday, 5-7 p.m.; The Gateway, 90 S. 400 West, Suite 330, on Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Kent's Market, 3535 W. 5600 South, Roy, on Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Whymilk.com).
Submit announcements to Valerie Phillips, food editor, Deseret News, 30 E. 100 South, P.O. Box 1257, Salt Lake City, UT 84110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.