Organic food is identified by a five-digit number that begins with a nine, such as 94011 for bananas.
Genetically modified food is indicated by a five-digit number that begins with an eight, such as 84805 for a vine ripe tomato.
The Charleston RibFest will be held Sept. 6 to 9 on MacCorkle Avenue in South Charleston featuring nationally known rib vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts and a carnival. Visit www.charlestonwvribfest.com for schedule and details.
Los Agaves has opened a second Mexican restaurant under the same name in Dunbar at the corner of Tenth Street and Dunbar Avenue.
Tidewater Grill will serve a special al fresco meal featuring shellfish at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20. The dinner includes peel and eat jerk-spiced shrimp, salad, mussels, oysters, clams, Jonah crab claws, whole Maine lobster, potatoes, corn on the cob and summer berry shortcake for $69.95 per person, gratuity not included. Reservations required 888-456-3463.
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