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What's hot? Chowhounds discuss what foods are trending. Weigh in on the debates over the latest new things.

'America's 38 Essential Restaurants', according to Eater...

by gutreactions 26 days ago

Well, here we go again. Time for lists and consensus...and controversy. What do you think of Eater's 2018 selections?...


hirsheys commented 1 day ago

How Restaurants Got So Loud

by thegforceny 13 days ago

Increasingly a hot topic on this and other dining related sites. A piece in the Atlantic.


PSRaT commented 11 days ago

Robotic rice bowls at Spyce, Boston...

by gutreactions 13 days ago

Just saw an interesting report on the Today Show about a new restaurant concept conceived by a group of MIT students ...


BostonBestEats commented 12 days ago

What's with all these craft beers?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Caught a commentary by commentator/comedian Jim Gaffigan on CBS Sunday Morning Show this past weekend lambasting the ...


gutreactions commented 12 days ago

As Immigrant Farmworkers Become More Scarce, Robots Replace Humans

by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

" . . . California’s $54 billion agricultural industry cannot afford to wait. As the country’s epicenter of both tech...


medlar commented 13 days ago

Millennials Kill Again. The Latest Victim? American Cheese

by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

" . . . American (cheese) culture is at a crossroads. The product, made famous by the greatest generation, devoured b...


MikeG commented 17 days ago

Inside UC Berkeley’s Food Pantry

by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

"... Students are three times more likely than the average Alameda County resident to be food insecure: 44 percent ve...


medlar commented 18 days ago

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Ode to Joy

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by Melanie Wong 20 days ago

"There's a Goethe quote at the beginning of Joy of Cooking, and it’s understandable if you’ve skipped over it leafing...

Muckes Hotdogs

by slimberger1 1 month ago

Muckes Hotdogs - are they still available to purchase?


acgold7 commented 1 month ago

Need help choosing a name

by farahQ 1 month ago

Hey everyone. I need help finalizing a name for a youtube channel that Im planning on starting soon. I will be shari...


Indy 67 commented 1 month ago

Craig Laban's 2018 Guide to Eating in Philadelphia

by cwdonald 2 months ago

Have had a chance to peruse most of the eating guide. I found the reviews to be fair, though there were some very co...


middleagedfoodie commented 2 months ago

COOL!! Designer 'Venus de Milo' Gummies!

by Charles Yu 2 months ago

Saw this cool and interesting confectionery product!


Sam I Am commented 2 months ago

Is waitstaff shortage wide-spread, long-term trend?

by MidwesternerTT 3 months ago

We are part of the growing group of retired baby-boomers, and at last have both the luxury of time and financial reso...


LadyofTexas commented 3 months ago

What cuisine is trendy in your locale?

by Worldwide Diner 7 months ago

Just wondering what's the food craze in your hood. Here in Washington DC, Filipino and taquerias are popping up ever...


Harters commented 3 months ago

Whatever happened to produce scales in supermarkets?

by ratgirlagogo 2 years ago

Was talking to a friend and realized I haven't seen one in years. I can't even remember the last time I used one desp...


MikeG commented 4 months ago

Apocalypse Chow: NPR Tries Televangelist Jim Bakker's 'Survival Food'

by MplsM ary 3 years ago

I've tasted some darn good freeze dried food and I know it takes more than just adding hot water. Still, I don't ...


Clown commented 5 months ago

Little Free Pantry in San Jose

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

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

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Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

Michael Pollan: Eat Anything You Want--Just Cook It Yourself

by sandiasingh 5 years ago

This cannot be stated often enough. Eat real food. I have gotten into so many long blowhard discussions about the p...


homertruck commented 8 months ago

Insects: The Next New Restaurant Trend?

by EricHarper 9 months ago

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


beevod commented 9 months ago