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Insects: The Next New Restaurant Trend?

by EricHarper 7 days ago

The restaurant industry is subject to fads and trends, just like every other industry and everyday life in general. I...


beevod commented 7 days ago

Snack bags are disappearing from stores!

by mbgizmo 8 months ago

I have not been able to find zip snack bags at Walmart, Martins, Aldi's. If stores have them, they charge $3 for 50 Z...

LulusMom commented 1 month ago

Is it me or has Bon Appetit become insufferably hipster?

by mary0201 2 years ago

Every month I get a new BA and I question why I renewed my latest subscription. I started subscribing to Gourmet in t...

paulj commented 2 months ago

Jamie Oliver closes more sites

by PSRaT 2 months ago

closing another 12 eateries this year - after closing 7 last year + his pizza chain. apparently fad chefs come and g...

Sooeygun commented 2 months ago

Little Free Pantry in San Jose

by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

" . . . Started by three women who live in the community, every day neighbors make sure a small wooden cabinet is sto...


sleepingonwaffles commented 2 months ago

How Sound Affects Taste

by patsully 3 months ago

Restaurant design is quickly imitated, so here's hoping designing for quieter restaurants becomes a big trend in 2018...


Steve commented 3 months ago

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Found some good food!!

by PrimeAiry 3 months ago

I really enjoyed myself at The Black Rooster on Mt Prospect Ave in North Newark. If ur in the area I recommend givi...

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Best Thing I Ever Ate is BACK!

by TipsyTurvery 3 months ago

Just saw that Best Thing I Ever Ate is coming back on Cooking Channel next week! I remember an old episode that feat...

Only 10% of Americans Love Cooking

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

And 45% hate to cook. Interesting report in the Harvard Business Review on the decline of cooking at home. What do yo...


dfrostnh commented 5 months ago

pantry cookie from 1970's

by tcomeau 6 months ago

I was wondering if anyone out there remembers Pantry cookies. I grew up with them in Massachusetts when I was younger...


moira27 commented 5 months ago

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Topo Chico Bought by Coca-Cola—Not Really a Surprise

by marssy 6 months ago

Topo Chico has come a long way. I remember vividly when they launched their mineral water in my hometown Guadalajara;...

UberEats Is the Most Profitable Part of Uber

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . Despite being a fairly late entrant into the delivery game — the standalone UberEats app launched in late 201...

patsully commented 6 months ago

Raw Water - be the first on your block

by ferret 6 months ago

Californians are very bleeding-edge. You can now get "raw water" delivered for only $15 per 2.5 gallon jug (plus a $2...


zackly commented 6 months ago

Federal appeals court upholds California ban on foie gras

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . The challengers will have two weeks to ask a larger 9th Circuit panel to review Friday’s ruling, after which ...


SeaEagle commented 6 months ago

Bodega Isn’t Just Bad Branding, It’s Bad Business

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . The backlash was swift. Declaring that you want to replace family-run, neighborhood-oriented storefront retai...


ratgirlagogo commented 6 months ago

Welcome to "crowdcasting"... paying hipsters to stand in restaurant lines

by ML8000 7 months ago Holy hell, some com...


treb commented 7 months ago

Extra charge for rocks or neat

by Sinicle 10 years ago

Recently at a high-end restaurant we were charged $1.50 extra for each drink ordered "on the rocks." Explanation giv...


tforbes commented 7 months ago

Cured eggs for an umami boost

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Interesting piece that landed in my inbox today on making cured eggs or yolks for extra umami in dishes. Dry salted, ...

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

OPINION (YOURS!): The Best Fish For Fish 'N Chips....

by 11Chowit 10 months ago

Lots of interesting comments on this topic were posted on a similarly named post here on Chowhound a couple of years ...


11Chowit commented 9 months ago

They say it's "Beef"?

by shejwang 9 months ago

I need some help here. A Szechuan restaurant here in San Jose has a dish with a delicious flavor called "Beef Stew"....

Karl S commented 9 months ago