Tony Bourdain jumps networks, the most insufferable food
trends, the discontinued ice cream graveyard and how to stir-fry
vegetables on today's web roundup.
No Reservations is no more:
Anthony Bourdain will host a prime time weekend program on CNN
Larry Olmsted lists his
8 Worst Food Trends via Forbes. Food trucks,
"Gastropubs that Aren't", Kobe beef [in America], and
micro-distilleries all make the cut.
A more cheerful cemetery than most: NPR profiles the Ben
Graveyard of Shelved Ice Cream Flavors. Ice cream enthusiasts
and sweet-tooth afflicted hippies alike can pay their respects to
Makin' Whoopie Pie, From Russia with Buzz or Neapolitan
The National Pork Board sends
ThinkGeek a cease and desist letter over their use of the
slogan "The other white meat" in reference to a fake product:
canned unicorn meat.
Fantastic food writer Peter Kaminsky discusses his latest book,
Culinary Intelligeence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really
Well) with Food Republic. On recent changes to the
American diet, he says, "In the past 15 years, Americans have
added 300 calories per day on average to their daily intake.
Another thing I read was that if you asked people today what their
ideal weight is, it's 15 pounds more than 15 or 20 years
The best techniques for
stir-frying vegetables, from Grace Young via the Kitchn.
Nobody puts baby bok choy in a corner. A wok will do just fine