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Favorite children's books that are food themed?

by fara 8 years ago

I have a 2year old. My favorites from my own childhood are Berenstain Bears "Too much junk food" which actually has nice pictures of old timey attitudes towards nutrition, now back in style. And "B...

Photos of food and restaurants

by LadyofTexas 4 months ago

I have noticed reviews of restaurants and specific dishes with accompanying photos. Often the photos are nauseating--half-eaten tacos, or a pile of pasta, or (ugh!) an unidentified drink that is g...

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Indiana restaurant introduces dementia-friendly dining

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

" . . . So starting this week, Amazing Joe’s will become dementia-friendly for one Sunday afternoon a month, WISH-TV of Indianapolis reports. Customers with dementia and their dining companions wil...

History Channel "The Food That Built America" series

by CookingChemicalEngineer 10 days ago

Has anyone watched this? I've just now caught about a half of an episode dramatizing the rise of the Kellogg and Post cereal empires, H.J. Heinz and his ketchup and his impact on the U.S. food reg...

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Fraud: Whole Foods, Rachel Ray, Safeway, Newman's Own, Colavita, Bertolli

maria lorraine
by maria lorraine 9 years ago

UC-Davis has just published an extensive report on the fraudulent labeling of extra-virgin olive oil. Imported olive oil has been known to often have fraudulent or misleading labels, now certain US...

Food as medicine: Massachusetts bill would give Medicaid recipients fresh food and grocery money

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

" . . . The proposed pilot program in Massachusetts would include all of the following: pre-made meals, pre-selected groceries, and money for nutritious foods. The range speaks to the various and s...

Michelin's 'Bib Gourmet' restos in Westchester...

by gutreactions 17 days ago

In October, Michelin Guide published its first dining foray into Westchester County. Long-time favorite Stone Barns at Pocantico Hills received two stars. In their 'Bib Gourmet' category, which hig...

Culinary art & paintings: what are your favorites?

by gutreactions 1 year ago

I enjoy wandering thru museums and galleries wherever we travel. I guess, because of my lifelong interest in food & dining, I always search out art as it relates to the culinary. There is a lot of ...

California's Forage Wars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 24 days ago

" . . . Renick and her friends and family routinely defy California laws and natural-resource management regulations they say obstruct their right to maintain these traditional practices. The stake...

Maps of American restaurant quality

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

" . . . two readily available measures that correlate strongly with expert assessments: the number of cuisines available in an area (from a list of 30 total cuisines), and the share of non-franchis...

Lidia speaks at Barnes & Noble, Scarsdale, Nov. 10...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Barnes & Noble in the Vernon Hills Shopping Center, Eastchester/Scarsdale, will host Lidia Bastianich on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. She will be discussing her new cookbook: 'Felidia: Recipes From M...

Cooking With Sros on YouTube

MplsM ary
by MplsM ary 10 months ago

I went down a Reddit rabbithole and there she was - this cute almost mute lady from Thailand cooking over a fire while chickens cluck in the background. Her almost silent cooking show is somehow re...

PBS FREAK OUT - Joanne Weir. Come on, PBS- you can do better.

Mr Taster
by Mr Taster 6 years ago

Am I the only one freaked out by this lady? The format is that she "teaches" a student how to cook. Here's a few of the big problems I have with her. 1. She speaks to her adult students ...

Today Media acquires The Valley Table, Hudson Valley, N.Y.

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Today Media Inc., publishers of Westchester Magazine, acquired The Valley Table Magazine last June. The Valley Table, as you may know, is responsible for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week that comes up...

Addressing The Devil That Plagues Cooks

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . As you move from your invincible 20’s to your 30’s and beyond – things begin to change. We lose a few steps, our body doesn’t move quite as fast. We wake up with aching backs from bending a...

Ali Wong's Guide to Asian Restaurants

by tre2012 2 months ago

A Guide to Asian Restaurants, by Ali Wong Excerpted to The Vulture, October 2019 The following is an excerpt from Ali Wong’s new book, Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for...

Old PBS show

by tspoon108 2 months ago

Hi! I'm wondering if anyone remembers an old PBS cooking show from the 80's or 90's with 2 Chefs who sat at a table talking about food, mostly eastern european food, and then cooked something. It's...

New California law makes it legal to cook up roadkill — and aims to save lives

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . Archuleta’s bill mandates a pilot program to track wildlife collisions in three parts of the state, which have yet to be determined. By Jan. 1, 2022, the California Fish and Game Commission...

LA Times on the Food Festival Boom

by patsully 2 months ago

Interesting read that highlights what I've always assumed to be true. While food festivals can be fun, I've often found that restaurants cannot possibly deliver great results under the circumstance...