Right now, it's good to be a bison farmer. There's a growing demand for the meat, prices have doubled, and there's a lot more interest in the food community, something attributable to the changing American diet.
When Carl Warner looks at food he see possibilities. To him, broccoli are miniature trees that can create vast forests of connected treetops. To him, Italian parmesan cheese wheels are rugged, plunging cliffs.
The modest mom & pop seafood shop into a thriving and respected wholesale/retail fish business, supplying over 400 of NYC's "most discriminating" chefs, in addition to seafood lovers visiting their 6,000 sq. ft. Chelsea Market store.
The City of Brotherly Love was recently invited to bring a handful of food trucks to the 2010 Vendy Awards this weekend to show off the very best in Philly street food. And believe it or not, there won't be any cheesesteak carts making an appearance!
I hope you find, like I did, that their mission goes so much further than finding weird stuff for you to eat, it's about enjoying the flavor of cultures, meeting new friends, and honoring animals from nose to tail.