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Naples Pizza Makers Receive UNESCO Cultural Heritage Designation

3 days ago

A separate UNESCO designation for "delicious things" would certainly be an excellent idea.

Chains

Welcome to Chipotle Queso Version 2.0

6 days ago

The fact that people care so much about this one menu item is good news for Chipotle. Now they just need to get it right.

People

The French Pastry Chef Innovating Despite Tradition

1 week ago

There's not a great deal of room to experiment at the top of French cooking. Perhaps it will be a pastry chef that shows them it's possible to think beyond the limits of tradition.

Food

The EU Is Coming After Kebabs for ‘Health’ Reasons

1 week ago

Nobody eats a doner to be healthy. We eat it because it's delicious. Certainly even the joy-free EU can understand that?

Food

Newark Airport May Have the Best Sushi Connection to Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market

3 weeks ago

OTG has radically improved the dining experience at Newark's Terminal C and other airports around the U.S. In the end though, it's a long play by OTG to be ready for the day local governments allow gambling at airports. Considering the awful state of airport dining, we're happy to make this trade off.

Food

Eataly World’s Opening Signals the Next Phase of Food Hall Expansion

4 weeks ago

Have we reach peak food hall? No, not even close. These playgrounds are a solution of sorts to disappearing retail by filling expensive real estate and playing to consumers’ appetites for gourmet choices and largely local, organic obsessions.

Food

How Food Sensitivities Drive Menu Development

4 weeks ago

Food

Calorie Counts Are Coming to All Menus in the U.S.

1 month ago

While the calorie counts can be a nice guideline for how healthy (or not) an item is, we doubt that independent and small restaurants will be able to provide accurate numbers on an ongoing basis.

Food

Truffle Prices Are Giving Chefs and Diners Pause This Season

1 month ago

It's a mistake not to educate diners about the true cost of ingredients. Let them know why the truffles will cost them — and restaurants — more this season.

Independents

Internationally Sourced Food and Harsh FDA Rules Collide at New York’s Masa

2 months ago

Restaurants that source ingredients from other countries, including the priciest sushi in Manhattan, must straddle the line between authentic ingredients and compliance with U.S. safety standards.

Food

Vineyards Just Had Their Worst Year in Over Half a Century, and Wine Drinkers Will Likely Feel the Crush

2 months ago

New World vineyards in South African and Australia are likely to pick up the slack, and so will other non-traditional growing regions in the year ahead as global climate change alters the landscape.

Chains

Queso Concerns at Chipotle Weigh on Investors Before Quarterly Earnings

2 months ago

Nobody is talking about Chipotle's very bad year of health concerns. Instead, they're worried that its Queso dip isn't artificial enough. In the long term, this could prove to be a win for the brand.