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The Generic Gourmet Food News Update

TRUTH IN ADJECTIVES: The Chicago Tribune (7/6/09) has posted a list of clichéd and mostly meaningless phrases it (and I) wish restaurants would remove from their menus including: “Grilled to perfection;” “World famous;” “Kobe burger” (because only beef imported from Japan should be labeled as such); “Shrimp Scampi,” “Eggplant alla melanzane,” and “With au jus” … Continue reading

Dining and Restaurants / Eating / Food and Cooking

The Generic Gourmet Food News Update

July 2, 2009 GLUTEN-FREE RISES: The Wall Street Journal reports that General Mills has quietly introduced gluten-free Chex cereal and Betty Crocker mixes without advertising because the demand for them was already so strong. If anybody thought gluten-free was a temporary fad, think again. It’s mainsteamed as cases of celiac disease have risen dramatically since … Continue reading