What We're Reading: September 8, 2014


Not into your beer? You may be using the wrong glass. [Edible Manhattan


The story behind a Southern staple: the history of pimento cheese. [Serious Eats


Widespread changes are on the menu at NYC’s first vegetarian elementary school. [Food Network


Leading food advocates weigh in on the low-carb vs. low-fat debate. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: August 12, 2014


There’s just not enough sustainable beef to feed our fast food habit. [Vice


Pepsi thinks the new coconut water will be … cashew juice? [NYT


Someone’s gotta do it: the most extreme food jobs in the world. [First We Feast


Watch out, PB&J, America’s got a new favorite nut. [Washington Post


They don’t serve this kind of rye bread at Katz’s. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 18, 2014

The science behind the myriad colors of fish flesh. [NPR


Mark Bittman looks at how we get Big Food to change its strategy. [NYT]


As the economy picks up, fast food chains like McDonalds and Taco Bell fall out of favor with consumers. [NBC]


The Brewers Association has expanded the definition of “craft beer,” leading some big name beers to sport it on their labels. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: May 15, 2014


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U.S passes France in annual wine consumption. [NPR]


USDA-proposed beef imports from Brazil give American ranchers cause for concern. [NPR]


Fast food protests go global as workers push for higher wages. [NYT]


After a devastating forest fire, morels find new life. [ABC


American apples are overwhelming the Mexican market. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: April 17, 2014


Could kosher certification convince more people to eat insects? The makers of these cricket-based protein bars hope so. [NY Mag]


Through the Open Source Seed Initiative, farmers and producers can plant crops without fear of violating intellectual property laws. [NPR]


A new fast-food hybrid: fried-chicken-nugget pizzas from Dominos. [LAT]


Meanwhile, Arizona Diamondback fans can enjoy all 3000-calories of this bacon-wrapped, cheddar-filled corn dog. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 13, 2014

Charlie Trotter


Charlie Trotter's widow wants to honor her late husband with a library and a school. [Crain's Chicago Business]


California chefs aren't happy about the new state law that requires cooks to wear gloves while handling "ready-to-eat" food. [LAT]


Prison gardens give inmates outdoor work, job training, and nutritious meals. [NPR]


America's first Trappist brewery is up and running in a small Massachusetts town. [... Read more >

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