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New season Top Chef - also Tournament of Champions

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by SeaEagle 5 days ago

Well, call me silly, but I still look forward to Top Chef. This promises to be an interesting crew, with retuning “all-stars” and the usual stellar array of judges. Los Angeles is the set, a...

What US food critics could learn from the UK (and vice versa, I guess …)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

" . . . But we do that job very differently. 'US critics write as if they are the inheritors of the mantle of Tom Wolfe or Hemingway,' says Giles Coren, who reviews for the Times in the UK. 'They g...

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Croissants at Whole Foods

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by rwc 3 days ago

Has anyone heard of a stigma associated with eating croissants, especially croissants from Whole Foods? Croissants may be seen as unhealthy and fattening, but some women say that croissants can lea...

Best Food Forums

Breadcrumbs
by Breadcrumbs 9 years ago

Hello, I'm relatively new to Chowhound and, really enjoying the site. Although I'd referred to it in the past for restaurant reviews, somehow the food discussion had escaped me. So, it made ...

Pete Wells on Restaurants Facing Financial Ruin

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by patsully 9 days ago

This does a wonderful job capturing just how quickly everything has changed: "The review I had ready to go was about a below-ground sushi counter with eight seats. Was it going to become a four-se...

Virtual tip jars: have you used them?

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by gutreactions 5 days ago

An innovative high-tech approach to helping food service industry workers who have been hard hit during the coronavirus epidemic: Virtual Tip Jars. They are appearing online in many areas. What do ...

Rachael Ray gets on my last nerve

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by wwwalker 5 years ago

Does anyone notice how she over talks her guests and finishes her guests sentences? I'm just wondering if anyone else has noticed this. I think it is so rude. its like she is afraid that her guests...

Little Free Libraries >>> Little Free Pantries

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

Little free pantries are springing up in the time of coronavirus and mass unemployment. Previous discussion of little free pantry movement: https://www.chowhound.com/post/free-pantry-san-jose-1...

Seattle will provide $800 each in supermarket vouchers to thousands of families during coronavirus crisis

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

"Seattle will provide $800 each in vouchers to more than 6,000 families to help them buy food, cleaning supplies and other household goods at Safeway supermarkets during the coronavirus pandemic, M...

Chinese restaurants impacted by Coronavirus...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Here in NYC metro, officials are asking patrons to come back to Chinatown. There is a dramatic decline in business due to the Coronavirus epidemic. Officials say it is safe to eat here locally. How...

Julia Child Celebration on PBS...

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by gutreactions 14 days ago

Julia Child: Cooking with Master Chefs, and Julia Child: Best Bites, two remade series are airing on PBS stations. It is a wonderful soothing reprieve from what is going on around us right now. It ...

A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 30 days ago

Some practical advice: "... The reason to stock up on certain products now isn't so much to avoid potential shortages in the event of an outbreak but to practice what experts call social distanc...

Finally, a critic who is critical

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by Good_kind_of_fat 2 months ago

I can't remember the last time I've read a negative food review. I find this refreshing and wish there was more like it. Kudo's to Jared Kaufman for this detailed review of Tequila Cocina. I t...

RIP Norene Gilletz

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by magic 30 days ago

Just learned that cookbook author and culinary legend Norene Gilletz passed away this week. Very sad to learn this. If you’re Jewish and live in Canada there’s a good chance you’ve grown up enj...

Ugly Delicious, season 2

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by CygnusX1 22 days ago

Out now on Netflix. Really enjoyed the first season.

The spy who loved tahini: risking everything for the perfect sesame paste

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

"A prize so valuable that a lieutenant colonel sent an agent on not just one mission to secure it, but two. The item? A box of tahini. An agent from Israel’s military intelligence service was taske...

The end of affordable food delivery

patsully
by patsully 1 month ago

If you lived in a major metropolitan area in the last few years, it has been a golden age of fairly affordable food delivery. This includes restaurants who haven't been traditionally geared around ...