Tuesday May 29, 2012
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 in 2013.
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 and Jerry's 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 Dynamite.
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 ago."
Nobody puts baby bok choy in a corner. A wok will do just fine though.