What We're Reading: April 14, 2015


Tex-Mex may be the newest trendy cuisine, but its origins go back to the 1870s. [FWF


Can you smell what the Rock is cooking? It’s probably cod: Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson eats 821 pounds of it per year. [FiveThirtyEight


Two new apps are gunning for Yelp's top spot in the restaurant recommendation game. [NYT


JBF Award winner Rick Bayless, who owns thousands of cookbooks, shares a few favorites... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: May 23, 2014


Congress and advocacy groups seek to undermine school nutrition programs with new legislation. [The Lunch Tray]


The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has completed a pilot program using Yelp reviews to identify potential outbreaks of foodborne illness. [NYT]


Don’t judge a food by its label: a report from the Animal Welfare Institute finds that the USDA does not verify the majority of “humane” and “sustainable” claims on meat products. [EcoCentric]


Cincinnati takes an innovative approach to fighting childhood hunger in the summer, using public libraries to pair reading programs with free meals. [... Read more >

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