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The most-starred chef has passed away

by janniecooks 8 days ago

"Joel Robuchon, the world's most-starred Michelin chef who tore down kitchen walls to give diners new insights into t...


damiano commented 7 days ago

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Portland, Maine "Restaurant City of the Year": Bon Appetit!

by gutreactions 7 days ago

Those of us who have visited or live in Portland, Maine know there is an emerging and thriving restaurant scene here....

Yelp adding hygiene scores to restaurant reviews...

by gutreactions 14 days ago

Recently heard that Yelp will be adding hygiene scores and info to its restaurant review site. I am not a big followe...


meatn3 commented 13 days ago

Carr Fire Emergency Food Service for Redding area

by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

Salvation Army has begun meal service at Carr Fire evacuation center at Shasta College (11555 Old Oregon Trail, Reddi...

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Melanie Wong commented 18 days ago

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Santa Barbara bans plastic straws

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by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

Whoa. Penalties for repeat plastic straw-distribution offenders in Santa Barbara include up to six months in jail.

Smithfield Foods closes the only smokehouse making genuine Smithfield ham

by Melanie Wong 24 days ago

" ... A Smithfield Foods spokeswoman said that the smokehouse had reached the end of its useful life and that the com...

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Melanie Wong commented 22 days ago

La Taqueria to pay $500,000 in labor settlement

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . The five former employees alleged, among other claims, that they had been forced to work 10-hour days without...


ML8000 commented 1 month ago

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

by MplsM ary 2 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 1 month ago

Another reason to do something else for a living

by ChefMikeinBurlington 3 months ago

Every day, more and more, I ask myself, considering the shitty hours, barely average wages and seemingly endless atta...


dontask4salt commented 3 months ago

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USPS Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"The U.S. Postal Service’s first scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, frie...

Rachel Ray's Turning 50

by junescook 3 months ago

She's loud but she's bubbly but I've always liked Rachel Ray and I guess I'd rather follow one of her simple recipes ...


treb commented 3 months ago

James Beard Award 2018 winners announced!

by gutreactions 3 months ago

The awards were handed out on May 7th. Here is a list of winners and runner ups: www.eater.com Who's been? Anyone ex...


Multifoiled commented 3 months ago

Federal Menu Labeling Rules Ushered in Today

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . The rules, which are among the final pieces of the 2010 Affordable Care Act to be implemented, require restau...


acgold7 commented 3 months ago

7 ways to attract BOH staff in British Columbia!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 3 months ago

So a friend of mine in Surry sent me this, he gets the BC Restaurant & Food Services Association (BCRFA) newsletter. ...

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babette feasts commented 3 months ago