Oh sure, lots of people and groups toss about "food trend" statements. But one group has tapped into scientific method to get a longer-term look at what people will want from their food a decade from now. Are they right? Who knows. Like any trends predictor, only time will tell. … [Read more...] about The 2020 Food Consumer in Eight Trends
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A Michigan relatives once told me in hushed tones this crazy story at a potluck. Years earlier on a drive back from a fishing trip, a car driving in front of them accidentally hit a deer. They stopped and her father made sure no one was injured and reassured the shaken driver … [Read more...] about Would you eat roadkill?
I used to think there were not enough foods offered on a stick. After reading this story in the Chicago Tribune today, I'm revisiting that position. The practical issues with getting Irish Stew to actually stay on a stick seem quite daunting. However, I am intrigued by … [Read more...] about Has food on a stick gone too far?
Sad about the demise of Gourmet? Fear not. Food writing in magazines is alive and well. Here's a great guide to magazine food writing. My personal favorite are Gastronomica and Saveur... Subscribe to Eat.Write.Now. … [Read more...] about Food writing in magazines alive and well
Last night, I attended a screening event of the beautiful, fascinating and depressing documentary The End of the Line. The film illustrates the message and research found in the book of the same name written by British journalist Charles Clover. The tag line says it all: "Imagine … [Read more...] about Friends Don’t Let Friends Eat Bluefin Tuna