Hold That Mini-Burger: Restaurants Forecast Food For 2013 : The Salt : NPR

Food trends are like fashion trends to me, some are good, some are bad and some are just ridiculous. Out this year: Bacon-flavored chocolate Gazpacho Sliders Got that? According to the National Restaurant Association, sourcing and sustainability will be what consumers are going to look for and value in 2013. This of course would fall […]

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O’Hare Airport Debuts Aeroponic Vegetable Garden

Good news for travelers coming through O’Hare International Airport — fresh on-site produce will be served in several restaurants. According to the Huffington Post the aeroponic garden is the “first in-airport vertical garden at O’Hare will supply the international airport’s restaurants with swiss chard, red habanero peppers and 42 other types of herbs and vegetables […]

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Let’s Not Be Ashamed of Ketchup

This article caught my attention with this quote from José Andrés, “Everyone else in the world still thinks of American food as ketchup.” Mr. Andrés, has been in the US working as a chef for a couple of decades and according to Wikipedia is the, “Spanish chef often credited for bringing the small plates dining concept […]

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Germany the New Spain?

Well, according to Andre Knowlton of Bon Appetit it just may be. A couple of years ago BA named New Austrian as, “the cuisine of the year.” Since then Knowlton notes a trend toward Germanic fare, attributing it to the pork craze and craft beer.  I’m not a die-hard follower of food trends, I just like good […]

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