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American Food Culture

9 Eating Habits That Reveal You're A First Generation American

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Taste

America is a nation built upon immigrants. There was a time when everyone was a first-generation American, but centuries have passed since then and tr...

What You Eat Isn't What You Get: The 6 Troubling Ingredients Hiding in Your Food

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Let's start with the problem. The problem today is obesity and diabetes are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that...

Where To Find Filipino Fare For American Palates

Eve Turow Paul | Posted 12.16.2014 | Taste
Eve Turow Paul

Filipino food has long been an under-represented cuisine in New York City.

13 American Regional Food Quirks

Thrillist | Posted 08.23.2014 | Taste

Some will astound you, some will confuse you, and some will make you want to relocate immediately.

Why Hispanics Are Expected To Change U.S. Food Culture

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 06.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Hispanics are one of the fastest growing minority groups in the United States, and according to new data from The NPD Group, over the next five years ...

The Most Iconic American Foods, Ranked

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste

Not all foods are created equal.

The True Origins Of 13 Classic American Foods

Thrillist | Posted 06.07.2014 | Taste

Their stories deserve to be told.

America's Best Hot Dogs

Food & Wine | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Food & Wine

From classic franks to artisan wieners with toppings like kimchi, here are the nation's best hot dogs.

The Foods That Define America

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

It's difficult to define American food, to say that dish x is the best representation of an entire country that's so expansive. American food is devel...

When Organic, Sustainable, Fresh and Local Is Not Enough

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

But while we talk all the time about the content of our food, we tend to neglect an equally important aspect: how we eat it. This, I strongly believe, is one of the missing links between food, body and health.

The Weirdest Regional American Foods

Food & Wine | Posted 08.20.2011 | Home

Fresh cheese curds and gravy smothering fries are a quintessential part of Canadian culture, but across the border, cheese curds can often be found co...

The Continental Divide On Food Trends & A Recipe For Far Breton

Jamie Schler | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

The longer I live in Europe, the more I am aware that whereas Americans view food and cooking as a lifestyle choice, food and cooking in Europe is just a way of life.

A Thanksgivingless Year

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

I do not celebrate Thanksgiving. It just doesn't seem natural or right anymore to prepare a feast in the name of something that our new friends and loved ones here in France know nothing about, feel absolutely no connection to.

When Simple Banana Bread Becomes Exotic (a recipe)

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

2010-10-12-bread.jpg What we think of as homely comfort food, goodies thrown together in just a few minutes so the kids will have something sweet for their lunchboxes, are exotic, special treats to the French.

The Patriot Cooks

Isabel Cowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Isabel Cowles

The belief that we can have it all, with no reverence for the natural restraint of seasons and regions, has created a food culture that's destructive for our bodies, our society and our land.