Turns out that while we're chewing on gold bears over here, our European brethren are noshing on fried eggs, vampires and habanero treats.
3D chocolate printing is still in its infancy, but already it is sparking debates about the relationship between food and technology. Can printed food coexist with the ever-greater presence of local and organic movements? Does printed food have the ability to feed the world?
To make sure that uneaten food that is packed to go winds up being eaten not tossed, up-to-date doggie bags should accommodate in-home use concerns like microwave-ability and freshness, even including directions for reheating or serving suggestions.
Grocery Manufactures Association was recently sued for not disclosing the donors behind GMA's $7 million-plus donation to stop I-522, which would require genetically-engineered foods to be labeled. The judge threw out that case on a technicality. But then, Big Food's arrogance got the best of them.
Whether you like Ginger Ale Highballs, on the rocks, or paired with food, this guide is all about savoring the setting and the good stuff, sip by sip.
Most of the chefs working at the restaurants we frequent don't particularly have a passion for what they are preparing on a regular basis. They love to cook and love throwing on the whites. But if you want to see a chef's passion, show up for a staff family meal.
Thin Mint Frappuccino, anyone?
Dear Silicon Valley Foodists: I double dare you!
One of life's hardest choices: Beer or Wine?
It's the pact with readers that make bloggers such a powerful force. We may not be experts by your definition, but if an expert is someone that audiences trust to guide them in the right direction, we meet that criteria handily.
As good an excuse as any to hit the road and sample a little Americana.
While the Humane Society of the United States and others have worked with industry to secure voluntarily agreements to phase out some of the worst confinement systems, there is still no legislation or regulatory oversight. In fact, there are still no federal regulations protecting farm animal welfare.
As a city that leads the country in AIDS cases per capita and also has one of the highest cancer mortality rates in the country, it is crucial for those living with critical illness to have access to healthy food options.
Scientific debates aside, the GMO frames the American way of eating in alarming terms: We are mechanized eaters (85 percent of our processed foods contain GMOs) dependant on mechanized farmers -- of our population -- to feed us. Do we wish this on the rest of the world?
The traditional meal is one of the best parts of any holiday. But I've got to admit, being able to alter the beloved Thanksgiving menu, and combine it with the delicious Hanukkah menu, no less, brings a certain excitement.