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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Best Performing Restaurants in Lincoln Center’s Neighborhood

The Lincoln Center in New York takes pride in being the world’s leading home stage for the performing arts. Have a seat and enjoy various world class shows that the performers have specially prepared for you. But as such a … Continue reading

Soul Food in the House

If we got soul, our music got soul, so does our food. It is a definition of a culture. Now, it’s a definition of a decade. Soul foods are basically traditional cuisines or dishes that are native to African-Americans. Soul … Continue reading

Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts

Both the Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control and Prevention are warning consumers not to eat alfalfa sprouts in plastic bags labeled Evergreen Produce brand alfalfa sprouts and spicy sprouts. The sprouts are possibly linked to 21 reported … Continue reading

Beery Beer Gardens in New York City (Part 2)

Part 1 Flowing into the best beer gardens in NYC, the second round is here for more fine choices. (Click “Next” to see Beery Beer Gardens in New York City)

Doctors Want Junk Food Ads Banned to Kids

The watchdog group Corporate Accountability International (CAI) recently placed ads in U.S. newspapers asking Ronald McDonald to retire as McDonald’s mascot. CAI wants Ronald McDonald to stop marketing junk food to children, and blamed the clown for contributing to the … Continue reading

When The Cow Is Away, The Goat Will Play

With all the high prices for meat and other dairy products nowadays, there’s seems to be an underrated animal in the farm that is seeking popularity in the food world. Goat is just one of many farm animals that, for … Continue reading

Off Limits To Depression Triggering Foods

Depression is just a simple mix of sad emotions that are often results of some stressful situations that are taking place in our lives. This is common to people who undergo a phase in their life where stress overtakes the … Continue reading

Test-Tube Sausage in 6 Months, Says Researcher

In Jeffrey Bartholet’s intriguing article for Scientific American, Bartholet, a veteran foreign correspondent and former Washington bureau chief for Newsweek magazine, explains how in vitro meat is the brainchild of Willem van Eelen, 87, who fought the Japanese in World … Continue reading

Beery Beer Gardens in New York City (Part 1)

Summer is just around the bend and aside from ice cream and cold desserts, there’s one way to soothe the summer heat – Beer. This beverage has been almost everyone’s favorite and company to socialize and unwind. Beer gardens are … Continue reading

Federal Audit Warns FDA Critically Endangers Our Food Supply

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warns that the safety of the nation’s food supply is endangered by the FDA, the very agency assigned to monitor food safety on behalf of the public. When our own government openly … Continue reading

German Riesling Sees Daylight

Germany has been producing a lot of wine styles that range from the sweet to semi-sweet ones, dry, red wines, rose wines, and sparkling wines. Despite producing world class wines, it has maintained its name in mass production and selling … Continue reading

Resurgence of Chivalry in Dining

It’s probably one of the most important medieval knighthood institution that relates to a knight’s honor and virtues – Chivalry. It may have been long forgotten, but it doesn’t mean that it has died along with other ancient traditions. Anthony … Continue reading

NY Taco Truck Gets Liquor License – Serves Margaritas

The Pera Turkish Taco truck, conducting business at Tavern on the Green Courtyard in Central Park behind the visitor center, was granted a one-year liquor license to sell beer, wine, and mixed drinks; but the truck’s patrons can only drink … Continue reading

Food Industry: Change for The Better or For Worse?

Change – this is the only thing that is constant in this world, yet people are too dreadful and resistant about it. This is something that is also prevalent in the current food industry. But how does change affect our … Continue reading

Preventing Osteoporosis Through Food Avoidance

One of the leading medical conditions that affects our bones, but we sometimes have the tendency to overlook is Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease or condition where your normal bone density declines when you grow old, specifically after you’ve reached … Continue reading

Strike a Pose, and Make Dresses with Cheese

Food is the new fashion. Lady Gaga’s meat dress was soooo last year. Introducing the new trend in the fashion industry – cheese! People, ladies particularly, have been looking for something extraordinarily quirky but unique when it comes to dresses. … Continue reading

Best Day of The Week to Shop & Save on Groceries

According to Business Insider, “The Why Behind the Buy” consumer survey says monthly food budgets have shrunk by 7% in the last year, to $94.60. Families earning less than $75,000 are saving the most, reducing grocery budgets by 10%. Bloomberg … Continue reading

How Not to Upset Your Stomach

You’re not the only one who gets upset about something. Well, your body can have that feeling too. I’m talking about one of the most common conditions one can experience – indigestion, that is. Indigestion, or also known as Dyspepsia … Continue reading

10 Steps For Finding Restaurant Insurance Online

I’ve done a lot of things through the internet. The web somehow makes it a lot easier for ordinary people like me or businessmen to have deals done in just a few clicks. And I know things like running a … Continue reading

A Guerilla Cuisine Event by Jimi Hatt

Friendseat’s New Ally Horrific Foodies Guest Review As a foodie community, friendseat.com welcomes to its fold horrificeats.com The people behind it are intrepid wanderlusts and foodies themselves, more obsessed with their eating habits than what they eat. We are talking … Continue reading

Chocolate Pudding Day: A Time To Whip A Choco Party

Ahhhsome Chocolates! Americans love chocolates and they must love them in puddings. This is more than enough to create a foodie holiday called the Chocolate Pudding Day. For the newbies to the dessert world, chocolate pudding is simply a chocolate … Continue reading

Encouraging Cooperation For A Healthier Food Business

“Do you have an uncanny ability to seek out health violations in any establishment, from 5-star restaurants to greasy spoons? Have you inspected some of the dirtiest restaurants in America – and lived to tell the tale? Do you consider … Continue reading

Street Foods with Asian Flare

As we all know, Asia is home to a big number of street foods vendors around the world. This continent serves the most exotic yet succulent street foods you’ll ever have. Travel and explore the regions through their food. See … Continue reading

Interview with Omnieater

I eat therefore I am. This is how she describes her passion for food. She’s a foodie who likes to share through her blogs, her take on the things that surrounds food, the politics, the drama behind the dishes, the … Continue reading

Best Frozen Finds in NYC: Part 2

Part 1 The  promise of Best Frozen Finds in NYC is here. The classic flavors continue to invade NYC from the top fave ice cream parlors. The only difference is these sweet nothings have become neo-classic sweety treats. Here’s the … Continue reading

Closing Down “No Speak English, No Service” Diner

After posting and removing a controversial sign on his restaurant, the owner finally closes it doors to the people of North Carolina. Greg Simons, owner of Reedy Creek Diner received mixed reviews and opinions regarding the sign, “No Speak English, … Continue reading

The Growing Demand for Fast Food Employment

With the growing population of fast food shops around the world, no wonder the business gets more and more applicants for employment as the years go by. Not only that this is the most in demand job in the present … Continue reading

More Lawsuits as High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Sugar Debate Heats Up

Five more sugar companies have joined a lawsuit seeking to prevent the corn industry from marketing high-fructose corn syrup as natural sugar. Sugar farmers and refiners rightfully claim the corn industry’s ad campaign constitutes false advertising and seeks compensation. Last … Continue reading

Traveling Through India’s Street Foods

Travel to India and get to know the cities through their beautiful sites, and have a deeper understanding of their culture via their street foods. Indians are known to create different kinds of spices that are made with native ingredients. … Continue reading

Best Frozen Finds in NYC: Part 1

The all-time favorite that cuts across genre and gender – Ice cream. Whether a scoop for a celebration or just an ordinary walk down the road, ice cream never goes out of style. This favorite frozen dessert is ringing the … Continue reading

Avoiding Dumping Syndrome with Foods

There’s more to it than a mere case of indigestion. Dumping syndrome is a medical condition that is often experienced by many people around the world. Anything we take inside our body should be digested in our stomach. In some … Continue reading

Street Foods Adventure in Europe

Unknown to many, Europe also has an array of stalls and hawkers that sell the cheapest food finds in their respective regions. With the growing popularity of street foods around the world, it’s no shocker that the Europeans have finally … Continue reading

National Pecan Sandies Day: Nutty Cookies On The Go

The foodies sure have a sweet event coming up and not even the hard-to-crack pecan nut can stop that. June 23rd is National Pecan Sandies Day for foodies and sweet-toothed alike. Celebrate with a bite or two and have a … Continue reading

Britain Surpasses U.S. in Humane Treatment of Farm Animals

Under a 10 year-old EU ruling from Brussels, Britain’s farmers face fines if they fail to properly provide for the well-being of their pigs. Improved standards were directed in the following areas: light requirements and maximum noise levels; permanent access … Continue reading

Foodie Food Infections

This is probably one of the easiest way to get infection, aside from getting air-borne diseases – food. Most infections from food are treatable, but why is food a common ground for infection? There are what we call food-borne diseases. … Continue reading

Creepy Cicada Ice Cream – SOLD!

Whatever it is in there, it must me something really big. Sparky’s Homemade Ice Cream in Columbia may have done something that has never been done in ice cream history. There’s a new flavor in town, and they say it’s … Continue reading

First Confirmed Case of Human to Human Spread of E. Coli

A recent report from Aljazeera confirms the first case of human-to-human spread of Europe’s deadly strain of E. coli. Health officials in Germany claim a woman in the state of Hesse, working in the kitchen of a catering company near … Continue reading

Foods of Summer: Fruits

I can already smell the summer breeze – the beach, the sand, the food, etc. And of course what better way to have a blast this season than to celebrate with the summer foods we have come to love. Summer … Continue reading

Top Chef Season 4: Chicago

This was the fourth season of Bravo TV’s hit show, Top Chef. This time, the show was shot in Chicago with 14 hopefuls vying for the title, Top Chef. Nimma Osman. This Georgia-native chef was the first to be booted … Continue reading

Dance Your Hunger Away with Africa’s Street Foods

Urban development in Africa has witnessed the rise of economic opportunities for Africans to earn a decent living, augment incomes through street vending. Majority of street vendors are women who grabbed the opportunity to showcase kitchen talents in food preparation, … Continue reading