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Mixed-up Menu Trends

Rozanne Gold | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Every month or so I look forward to receiving the "events publication" from the James Beard House in New York City. A read of the menus to be cooked by myriad chefs from all over the country provides an "instagram" sweep of America's culinary landscape.

Chef Talks Jewish Cuisine

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
Jordana Zizmor

They only sell donuts and fried chicken. Trust me, there is no better way to start your day then with one of their fresh donuts.

Is the Dietitians' Trade Group in Bed With the Junk Food Industry?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ocean Robbins

Could there be any connection between the millions of dollars in sponsorship the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receives from junk food manufacturers, and a seeming lack of initiative on behalf of the public welfare?

Ed Koch's First Chef

Rozanne Gold | Posted 04.10.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

When I was 24 years old, I moved into Gracie Mansion to live with Ed Koch. The year was 1977 and my boss-to-be had just become the Mayor of New York City

School Lunch Project: Homemade Chicken Strips

Laura Fuentes | Posted 04.07.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

I refuse to order fried chicken that arrives in a box, at room temperature and with no other fresh ingredients for my daughter's lunch. Instead, I make my own baked chicken strips one night every few weeks. I hope your family enjoys them as much as she does.

McSustainable Seafood

Sea to Table | Posted 01.29.2013 | Home
Sea to Table

McDonald's is the first restaurant chain to use the Marine Stewardship Council label, which means every Fish McBite Happy Meal comes with a guarantee that you are making a responsible choice. But is a label enough?

Making Our Food Safer

Chris Meyer | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Chris Meyer

Deadly outbreaks of foodborne illnesses have been all too common in recent years, from salmonella-tainted peanut butter to E. coli in vegetables. We now have a real opportunity to reverse this disturbing trend, if we do it the right way.

Healthy Homemade Ramen

Laura Fuentes | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

What kinds of thoughts come to mind when I say, ramen noodle soup? Late-night college snack? In-case-of-emergency shelf stable food? How about a staple in many school cafeterias? We created a healthy ramen noodle soup recipe kids will love.

Care For A Scoop Of Influenza Sorbet?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.22.2013 | Home

Would you spend $12 a pint for a booze-infused frozen dessert to ease your flu symptoms? Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream is counting on it. The Ohio-...

Is Genetically Engineered Salmon Safe?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

But there are massively disturbing ethical, environmental, and health concerns that make the introduction of Frankenfish highly controversial.

Subway's Inch-Short Footlong Causes Facebook Fury

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.18.2013 | Home

He got it made at Subway -- and it didn't measure up. Australian Subway customer Matt Corby took a tape measure to the sandwich chain's vaunted Foo...

Cookbook Nirvana: The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference

Rozanne Gold | Posted 03.17.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Nirvana -- a place of bliss -- is my word for a cookbook conference taking place in New York City in a few weeks. The conference's promise? A tantalizing array of panels, distinguished guests and illuminating workshops, all under one roof at the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue.

What Difference One Letter Makes: Food Editor Makes Hilarious Twitter Typo

Posted 01.10.2013 | Home

Respected foodie Matthew Fort, the Guardian's Food and Drink editor, elicited a few chuckles from social media users on Wednesday after falling victim...

5 Food Resolutions You Might Actually Keep

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 03.09.2013 | Taste
Maisie Ganzler

You never have to be hungry if you eat as many fruits and vegetables as you want. I sit down in front of the TV with literally a pound of steamed Brussels sprouts and eat them like popcorn.

Most Expensive Tuna In The World Sells For Over A Million At Tokyo Fish Auction

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, nearly three times the previous high set last year – even as environ...

Eating Your Way Through 2013

Rozanne Gold | Posted 02.27.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

This year I have promised myself to meditate daily, spend more time with my family, shop more carefully, entertain more often, and eat more mindfully. Some of that has to do with paying attention to the upcoming trends this year.

A Look Back On The Year In Food

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 02.17.2013 | Home

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri's behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savor the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Gar...

How the Food Movement Is Gaining Strength

Ocean Robbins | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

More and more people are realizing that our food chain is in crisis. Big agribusiness would probably like us all to continue munching on highly processed, genetically engineered, chemical-laden, pesticide-contaminated pseudo-foods. But the tide of history is turning.

WATCH: A Movie All About Soy Sauce

Posted 12.11.2012 | Home

Kikkoman, probably the most well-known soy sauce company in America, is making a short film about its lengthy history. "Make Haste Slowly" will premie...

The Food Stamp Challenge Wormhole [VIDEO]

Noah Galuten | Posted 02.03.2013 | Taste
Noah Galuten

I've been fortunate enough to never have to worry about being provided enough food, but what about the people who are struggling to feed their families on a miniscule budget?

Who Needs Quinoa More Than You Do?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.30.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

A guest at our Thanksgiving Leftovers Dinner raved about a quinoa stuffing she'd made for her own family's annual feast the day before. I cringed a bit because few of us comprehend the dark side of our trendy infatuation with this ancient food from high in the arid Andes.

One Man Is Paying A LOT For Dinner

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home

It better be good: Philadelphia restaurant Le Castagne has found a buyer for its $26,000 truffle dinner for four. JT Foxx, founder of the "wealth n...

A Happy Thanksgiving to All

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.21.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Here are some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes, for it is a time when simplicity might be most appreciated.

The End Of Twinkies?

AP | CANDICE CHOI and TOM MURPHY | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

Hostess Brands Inc. says it's going out of business after striking workers across the country crippled its ability to make its Twinkies, Ding Dongs, W...

Ron Dicker

Restaurant Offers Dinner For A Mere $26,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.16.2012 | Home

Deep-pocketed foodies better really love subterranean mushrooms for this indulgence. The Philadelphia Italian restaurant Le Castagne is offering a $26...