The payoff of enjoying a meal in the company of a dozen or two friends is always worth it.
In the seafood trade, you can reassert your civic right, whether chef or consumer, to know what you are buying, where it is from and how the fish you want was harvested, or raised. Still, your rights are only real if exercised.
In the nooks and crannies of even the most crowded city, a wealth of wild ingredients waits to be discovered -- and collected.
While antibiotics are an essential part of the health care we receive, the vast majority of antimicrobials are used for industrial animal agriculture -- around four times the amount used in human medicine.
After the initial euphoria of discovering sipping booze, you arrive at a curious state of self-conscious confusion.
The ocean still contains a near-infinite bounty of food. We just need to seek it out.
Why were our options Chilean, Costa Rican and Filipino, with a few sad clams gasping for air and dreaming of Wellfleet?
With all the pressures on any restaurant regarding food costs and profits, how did they dare make this move? How could they justify the costs? Ready for it? Here is the magic formula revealed.
There are now as many as 100,000 drifting FADs around the world -- basically floating pieces of junk put into the ocean and equipped with transponders by the global purse seine fishing industry.
Corporate science is, above all else, secretive. The flimsy excuse of "trade secrets" is used to prevent independent or academic scientists from evaluating exaggerated corporate claims.
Meatless Mondays and Wheatless Wednesdays were encouraged and many Americans had their first vegetarian meal.
Both academic and culinary, their work is unlike any other student job on campus.
It's a fabulous book for those who are familiar with cooking with this most divisive taste, and for those who are a bit more wary.
You may normally think you eat food because it's food, and don't eat other things, because they're not. But a look at other cultures will show you tha...
A new study by Newcastle University on organic versus conventional crops confirms that organic farming methods do have a positive impact on health. Results found substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic crops versus conventional crops.
New York was once the U.S. capital of hop growing. Freese and Hensarling are trying to restore it to its former glory.
Many of these chemicals are synthesized in a lab, and basically look like white powders before they're added to your food.
Resisting change or simply failing to act would be a high-risk strategy for McDonald's in a fast-paced marketplace that includes many buyers who demand good food.
I spoke to Chef Pope to find out more about sourcing locally, Houston's culinary scene, dining philosophy and more.
Are we more likely to buy something if it features a reminder about sharing?