The reasons why the iconic Hostess company is in trouble, via The New Yorker.
Posts Categorized: Food Politics
A conference in NYC helping to create to develop technologies and tools that help democratize meat, via Food Tech Connect.
Last election, I put up a big “Vote Obama” post in light of what I considered to be eight disastrous years of Bush, unnecessary war, and an economy that was going to take well more than four years to fix. I was at first surprised by some of the angry comments I got. A reader named Art wrote, “You’re a consommate [sic] chef. Leave it at that. Keep your friggin’ political opinions to yourself,” followed two minutes later by Joe: “Because you can cook, you can tell me for whom I’m to cast my vote? I don’t think so. Keep it in the kitchen—not the voting booth.” My response was more or less, “This site is my fucking yard and I can put up whatever sign I want.” And this led to more comments, pro Read On »
Some restaurants in NYC are open, feeding folks, and giving their funds back to charity, via Zagat Blog.
The importance of food in our society has been gaining steam over the years and has crept into individuals value systems, via NYT.