Some restaurants in NYC are open, feeding folks, and giving their funds back to charity, via Zagat Blog.
Posts Categorized: Food Politics
The importance of food in our society has been gaining steam over the years and has crept into individuals value systems, via NYT.
Video: You have to see this; President Obama’s bust sculpted in butter, yes butter, via Huffington Post.
I had one of the most inspiring days of my life Monday, watching Austrian farmer/butcher Christoph Wiesner kill and dress a hog. See video below of evisceration shot by Austrian journalist Jürgen Schmücking, covering Pigstock TC and Michigan wines and beers. We met on Marc Santucci’s farm, on a warm fall day, surrounded by leaves, apple trees, and tall grass. The pigs were rooting in an open-air pen, where the slaughter took place. Christoph stunned the pig with a bolt. He explained that it was important to do this with the pig in its natural position—less stress on both animal and muscle, which can be harmed by the acidity produced by stress. He was nervous and I could see it, his own heart pounding, taking deep breaths. He petted the pig and made loving noises to Read On »
Have you heard about the Food Film Fest occurring in NYC & Chicago, via Food Film Fest?