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From Farm to Kitchen: The Environmental Impacts of U.S. Food Waste

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

"Over one-third of the food produced in the United States is never eaten, wasting the resources used to produce it and creating a myriad of environmental impacts. Food waste is the single most comm...

Miyoko's Creamery Vegan Butter Cooking Channel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

Miyoko's Creamery has launched a 12-episode vegan cooking channel on youtube with butter-forward dishes. https://www.youtube.com/miyokoscreamery The full schedule for the new Miyoko's channel i...

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New York Times' "The Restaurant List 2021" List

by patsully 2 months ago

A new top 50 list, unranked thankfully. "Together they reflect the rich mosaic of American dining — from the melding of Thai curry and Texas brisket in the Pacific Northwest, to heritage crab r...

NYT Cooking: How Samin Nosrat Makes Thanksgiving Less Boring

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

Samin demonstrates how to make three flavor-packed condiments to liven up the Thanksgiving meal.

Dungeness Crab Season Could Be Delayed Again This Year

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . Whales seem to be hanging around Monterey Bay longer due to warmer ocean temperatures, says Geoff Shester, California campaign director and senior scientist with Monterey-based Oceana Conse...

The Ants & The Grasshopper community discussion, Dec 3 (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

"Please join the University of California, Merced for a community discussion regarding the film, 'The Ants & The Grasshopper' on Friday, 12/3 at 3 pm PST. ... The film will be available to watch fo...

Chowhound App in Apple News Feed?

by MSK 19 days ago

I used to enjoy the selected and curated articles in my news feed and now I realize they stopped posting a year ago? I must have missed the memo? Was there an announcement?

How Rev. Moon drove the surge in U.S. sushi restaurants

by tre2012 29 days ago

This is long, and somewhat annoying in format - I found it worked best just to use my down cursor, rather than my mouse or PgDwn key, but YMMV. But it is FASCINATING. Who knew Rev Moon was so c...

"Leftovers" documentary & on-line discussion, Nov. 19 (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" In observance of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, please join the University of California, Merced for a discussion with Seth Hancock, director/producer of the film, "Leftovers" o...

Free E-Book: Consumed - Food for a Finite Planet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

This month's e-book available for free download from the University of Chicago Press is "Consumed - Food for a Finite Planet" by Sarah Elton.

The New Yorker: Trader Joe Wrote a Memoir

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

My years in Los Angeles as a grad student were filled with trips to TJ's in Culver City and occasionally to Pasadena for bargains in French cheeses, imported and domestic wines at 20-30% discounts,...

Chef Vivian Howard's 'Somewhere South' is culturally absorbing...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Chef/restaurateur Vivian Howard takes us on a down-to-earth culinary tour of the South in her new series: 'Somewhere South', which airs on PBS stations. It is a nourishing history of cooking styles...

A Secret Society Of Chicago Bakers Meets Every Month — And It’s Keeping Beloved Bakeries Alive

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" ... Keeping costs low at the bakeries means the baked goods cost less, too. And the group is responsible for ensuring historical bakeries stick around for more generations. The bakeries don’t ...

US National Retail Chicken Prices

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Charles Schwab's recent newsletter included this advice: " Inflation Takes Wing When inflation accelerates, shoppers—and investors—take note. But the headline rate in the news obscures a lot ...

The Economist - "Striketober: American workers take to the picket lines"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

With recent strikes at Frito-Lay, Nabisco, Kellogg's, Heaven Hill, John Deere, the American food supply chain could be affected. "...A dominant feature of the American economy over the past few...

'Gastro Obscura': loaded with fascinating culinary trivia...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Just watched Good Morning America as the co-author of this new book: Gastro Obscura, takes us thru an extraordinary global culinary safari. A compendium of facts and trivia about the world of food ...

$655M and new regulations to strengthen meat industry competition

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . The meat industry has long been dominated by a few big players, a system that has been exposed in the recent past both by pandemic-related shortages and the litany of investigations, lawsui...