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Fancy Food Show

Salted Chocolate Crickets and Other Bizarre Snacks

Anneli Rufus | Posted 02.26.2017 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Based on what I've seen these last few weeks at the Fancy Food Show, Good Food Awards Mercantile and Food Fete in San Francisco, plus what this city's trendy restaurants are serving, food-makers are battling it out to see who can use the most obscure, incongruous, virtuous, freaky and/or allegedly life-saving components.

11 Amazing Fruits & Vegetables of Which You Might Never Have Heard

Anneli Rufus | Posted 07.31.2016 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Among all the quinoa-pasta, beet-kimchi and coconut-beer booths at the National Specialty Food Association's Fancy Food Show earlier this year, I enco...

Summer Fancy Food Show: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Jane Seo | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste
Jane Seo

The Javits Center in New York City turns into a massive food hall as thousands of specialty food vendors from across the world occupy the space to showcase their finest culinary goods.

The Best of the Food Show

Karl Wilder | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste
Karl Wilder

Food shows are fascinating, especially those that feature new products. You taste and meet the people who make the food and while the stories and conn...

My Top Products From the Summer Fancy Food Show

Thei Zervaki | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
Thei Zervaki

Since the summer of 2009, I only missed one Summer Fancy Food Show and that was due to excessive work schedule in the West Coast. Last week, I return...

2014 Fancy Food Show Trends And Insights

Thei Zervaki | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
Thei Zervaki

Here are the culinary trends and predictions of a food writer and a serial attendee of the Fancy Food Show.

ICEE Cake Bites Are A Real Thing, And They Taste Amazing

Foodbeast | Posted 03.23.2014 | Taste

We all know the iconic ICEE brand, the carbonated frozen drink. Now it's in cake form.

Jelly Belly To Introduce Draft Beer And Chocolate Covered Tabasco Flavored Beans

Foodbeast | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

Yes, the Draft Beer beans do actually taste like beer, but we're a bit befuddled about our excitement level.

Summer Fancy Food Show, Part II

Daniel Altman | Posted 09.21.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

Food made for wine can be a good shortcut right out of the package, but there's nothing like a fresh artisanal product.

Summer Fancy Food Show, Part I

Daniel Altman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

Last week the Summer Fancy Food Show took over New York's Javits Center, with thousands of vendors and distributors offering samples of the world's best gourmet products.

5 Insider Secrets of the Fancy Food Show

Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani | Posted 09.09.2013 | Taste
Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani

What we learned from the specialty food industry's most important opportunity to mingle, make deals, discuss trends, and generally stuff face.

Trends From the Winter Fancy Food Show 2013

Thei Zervaki | Posted 04.07.2013 | Home
Thei Zervaki

After spending three full days on the floors of the largest trade food show in the USA, I noticed new trends, observed the consolidation of others and couldn't stop tasting new, tasty or weird products available. Here are my observations.

10 Weird and Funny Products From the Summer Fancy Food Show

Thei Zervaki | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Thei Zervaki

The question is: do you need them?

PHOTOS: The Best Bites Of The 2012 Fancy Food Show

Katherine Brewer | Posted 08.19.2012 | Home
Katherine Brewer

The 2012 Summer Fancy Food Show, featuring over 180,000 products, is wrapping up in Washington, D.C. Here's some of the highlights of this year's show...

Medieval Energy Bars: They're Back!

Anneli Rufus | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

It's dark, chewy and protein-packed. It's fruity-sweet and studded with nuts. Sticky on the inside but smooth on the outside, it travels well. It's history's first energy bar.

Dispatches From The Fancy Food Show

Katherine Brewer | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home
Katherine Brewer

The Fancy Food Show, a vast spread of 180,000 different products including cheese, chocolate and olive oil, is happening through July 12 in Washington...

What Is The Fancy Food Show And Why Should We Care?

Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

Imagine a large room filled with endless samples of 180,000 different products: cheese, chocolate, olive oil and more. For three days every summer, th...

Eating My Way Through Sunday

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Making the headlines yesterday were the season opener for the New Amsterdam Market (NAM; the market we need and deserve) and the annual summer Fancy F...

Salivating at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

A phantasmagoria of every style of condiment, sauce, chocolate bars and various packaged smoked salmons among the many foods sampled there, the Summer Fancy Food Show provides an education.

Old School Vies with New School at the Fancy Food Show

Laura Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laura Weiss

At the Fancy Food Show, artificially enhanced products like Marble Pop were a distinct minority. Sustainability was in the air-- and many fancy food producers were breathing in big gulps of the stuff.