Food Service/Food Industry

Best Books for Aspiring Chefs

These are some books that are perfect for those looking to get the..

Sexism Rampant in The Restaurant Industry

WNET's John Farley comments on the still pervasive inequity in and around restaurant industry k..

Earn Money Eating Astronaut Food For NASA

Researchers at Cornell and University of Hawaii are accepting applications for qualified indivi..

Bars Use Facial Recognition Software To Track Patrons

Some businesses in Central Florida plan to use facial recognition technology to increase sales...

Business Starved Restaurants Train Staff to Read Customer Body Language

NPD Group, a market research firm, predicts the number of people going to restaurants is expect..

Consumers Flock to Off Brands as Name-Brand Food Prices Skyrocket

Consumer demand for more expensive brand-name food products has plummeted as cash-strapped cons..

New York City Launches New Ad Campaign – “Cut Your Portions, Cut Your Risk”

The New York City Health Department has launched a new ad campaign -- at taxpayer expense -- sp..

Starbucks Raising Prices On Brewed Coffees and Lattes

Starbucks is raising prices because of the higher cost of commodities such as coffee, sugar and..

Most Shocking Things About China’s Food Industry

China is a rising star in the world, but it has its problems. This is especially so when it com..

New Year’s Eve: Only 20% Plan On Going To A Bar Or Restaurant

According to survey information compiled by the National Restaurant Association, 100 million Am..

Major Food Companies Sue Egg Producers For Price Fixing

Kellogg's, General Mills, Kraft, and Nestle have sued United Egg Producers, United States Egg M..

Norwegian Butter Shortage Drives Prices to $32 a Pound

A severe butter shortage has hit Norway, due in part to high demand for butter used in traditio..

Understanding “Sell By” Dates

In a comprehensive piece published in Slate, Nadia Arumugam, a New York City-based food writer,..

Over 90% of UK Food Poisoning at Catering Venues Due to Chicken Liver Pate

The Health Protection Agency, an independent UK organization established to protect the public ..

Higher Restaurant Prices Dead Ahead

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) monthly consumer-price index, U.S. consumers..

Food Cart Owners at Odds With Zuccotti Park Occupy Protesters

Alex Klein writing for New York Magazine, complains that Occupy Wall Street protesters are crea..

World Coffee Supply Threatened By Climate Change

Jim Hanna, Starbucks sustainability director, told The Guardian that climate change is threaten..

Louisiana: Worst Shrimp Season in “Over 50 years”

White shrimp season in Louisiana began in late August, and after two months Louisiana shrimpers..

Chinese Officials Close 13 Wal-Mart Stores; Detain Employees

China's official news agency Xinhua reports 13 Wal-Mart stores were closed for 15 days and fine..

Cabot Cheese Makes Me Happy

There are a few companies that make me smile. Each year when I head to the Fancy Food Show, I l..

Top 10 Best Value Restaurants in NY

If you think New York dining is only good for the elite, well, think again. You might wanna tak..

Denmark Enforces The World’s First Fat Tax

Denmark has become the first country in the world to impose a fat tax in an alleged effort to l..

Barone Ricasoli Chianti Classico Dinner At Zio in NYC

For those of you who read my post on Barone Ricasoli; you know I fell in love. If you're intere..

Your Subconscious Mind, Whole Foods and “Consumer Primingâ”

Has anyone ever deliberately influenced your subconscious mind and altered your perception of r..

Corn Industry Ignores FDA Warnings of “Corn Sugar” False Advertising

Consumption of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), used as a sweetener in virtually everything fro..

Supermarkets Phasing Out Self-Service Lanes

Massachusetts-based supermarket chain Big Y, which has 61 Massachusetts and Connecticut stores,..

ASCAP and BMI: Crime Does Pay

Music is a part of everyone's lives. For some people, it is an expression of oneself. For the p..

Lunch Specials: Online Delivery for Busy New Yorkers

When, there's a crowd, there will always be a go-to dining place or food stop that goes along w..

NYC Malaysia Noodle Festival 2011

Malaysia Kitchen for the World has planned an incredibly fun street food event: the first-ever..

Great NY Dining Events in September

Fall is nipping at out toes; that is all the more reason to head outside before the snow is her..

Health Insurance Costs for Restaurateurs

A restaurant business, big or small has to deal with internal issues such as benefits for its e..

Restaurants Mobbed By Popular Mobsters

Movie wise, I'm pretty sure you've heard of the movies The Godfather and the Goodfellas. I'm mo..

Smorgasburg At Brooklyn Market

Spell summer with great bargain and food tripping at the Brooklyn Market. The most populated Ne..

New York’s Most Expensive Dining Experience

We may find luxury in having really great meals in some of New York's best restaurants. But w..

Celebrities In The Food Business

Celebrities are not just in for living the luxury life in a given state. Sometimes, it is also ..

Sushinomics: U.S. Cities With Most Expensive Sushi

Bloomberg's Matt Townsend claims Los Angeles, not New York, has the most expensive sushi in the..

New York Happenings in August

Summer in New York is a neverending stream of food and wine events, where partying is all about..

Food Trucks Never Looked This Good

When we were kids, almost everyone had the experience of meeting "Mr. Ice Cream Man,"who drives..

Google’s Healthy And Sustainable Cafeterias

It is not only one of the most popular search engines on the planet, Google  also promotes hea..

New York’s Best Ice Cream Sandwiches For Less

Have a glorious sweet, cool experience with a flavor packed ice cream sandwich treat. This is t..

8 Tips To Find The Perfect Cooking School

With the popularity of celebrity chefs and restaurants, it's not a shocker that cooking and cul..

El Bulli Closes Down With Dignity

One of the Royalties in the culinary and restaurant world is coming down to close in a few days..

New York Food and Wine Events for July

New York has been very hot these days, not only because of the summer season, but also because ..

Cooking As A Food Entertainment: Good Or Bad For The Industry?

Television has become a part of almost everyone's household. While it is made for entertainment..

Bastille Day: Viva La France!

Celebrate with the French as they commemorate their Independence Day on July 14. The event is m..

The Menu To Celebrate Harlem Week (part 2)

Part 1 Soul food is attributed to the African-Americans in Harlem who have introduced the menu..

Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell) Lobbies For Food Stamp Acceptance

A few months back, The Courier Journal in Louisville reported that Yum! Brands, Inc. -- KFC, Pi..

Restaurants Going For Cash-Only Payments

Have you ever tried eating at a high-class restaurant that doesn't accept credit cards or mos..

The Menu To Celebrate Harlem Week (Part 1)

July celebrates Harlem Week with a series of events starting on July 15th. Experience the nei..

Culinary Schools Flourish In the Industry

The food industry has seen its own wings spreading phenomenally, primarily attributed to the ..