Within the past year, several companies have decided to tackle the growing segment of the population that wants to cook at home, but needs a little help selecting a recipe and delivering pre-portion-sized groceries.
Burger King says it is pulling back from its menu/marketing strategy of introducing limited-time products in multi-item, seasonal waves. It intends to introduce fewer items at any one time to improve impact and appeal.
What do you think of fermented soybeans (natto), firefly squid with pickled wasabi, chicken bones (nankotsu) and hearts, arugula salad with dried baby fish topped with a poached egg, and sea eel with soy and lemon? Probably not much or unappealing if you're not too familiar with Japanese food.
It's time to say goodbye to summer and hello to school, busy schedules, turning leaves and chilly weather. Let loose this weekend and have a great time, and try these light and luscious recipes for your final summer soiree.
Think about it. Where did you make a reservation the last time you wanted to take someone out for a "special occasion" dinner? I'm willing to bet it was a restaurant specializing in French, Italian, or some other cuisine. But not Chinese.