What We're Reading: July 23, 2014



America’s favorite lunch item, the sandwich, was once considered unpatriotic. [History Channel


A mouthwatering tour of Brussels' chocolate scene. [USA Today


Americans are split over raw milk. [Huffington Post]


A Kentucky shoplifter orders pizza for cops, but still gets booked. [Food Beast


Rise 'n Shine: the best breakfast sandwiches across the country. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 8, 2014



Chefs weigh in on the difference between cherry and grape tomatoes. [Food Republic


The growing market for raw milk leads producers to seek regulations. [NPR


Forget kugels and knishes: Syrian Jewish cooking isn't something you'll find in a New York Deli. [PRI


Chaos surrounds India's "water ATMs," as a drought worsens in New Delhi. [CNN


Not just the perfect picnic food: watermelon has great health benefits. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 20, 2014

Dulce de Leche


The Uruguayan soccer team's performance is suffering due to lack of dulce de leche. [NPR


Was your goat’s milk from Whole Foods was milked by an inmate? [The Atlantic


The U.S. government asks Europe to ease restrictions on genetically-altered food. [NYT


A new Swedish study links summer cookout foods to heart disease. [NBC


Can working in a restaurant make you a nicer... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 9, 2014



Forget kale: camel’s milk might be the next superfood. [Citizen Times


San Francisco's gourmet toast trend is taking the nation by storm. [Market Watch


Which is better for you, honey or sugar? [Huffington Post


Suggesting links to deforestation, a new report reveals the potential dark side of doughnuts. [NPR]  


Farmed fish might be able to feed the world, but will it destroy the environment? [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: February 18, 2014



Five wine clubs that are worth joining. [LAT]


Quadruple stirs and boomerangs: the secret vocabulary of New York City's best bars. [NYT]


There's a secret Starbucks at the Winter Olympics. [LAT]


An old air raid shelter in London has been transformed into a flourishing vegetable garden, with support from a two-star Michelin chef. [NPR]


It turns out that many cows have untapped milking potential. [... Read more >

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Got Trust? The Milk Panel at the JBF Food Conference


One of the most lively panels to take place at this week's conference explored one of the most elemental foods in the human diet: milk. You can watch author Anne Mendelson, New York State dairy farmer Audrey Donahoe, the National Dairy Council's Jim Mulhern, and moderator Urvashi Rangan discuss the history and industrialization of the beverage in the above video. The participants also took a number of questions from the audience; watch these exchanges below:



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JBF Kitchen Cam