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2011 FOOD TRENDS: The power of chefs; Eatery uptick coming; Hay is for restaurants

Nibbles is a compendium of food, dining and beverage information and trends from the U.S. and the world edited by John Lehndorff (www.JohnLehndorff.com) An interview with chef Thomas Keller reported by http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/11/27/keller.pay.quality/index.html: “What’s happening in our marketplace today at a retail level is a direct result of chefs. Everything that you see in your grocery … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: The ‘supri’ capital; Wealthy turn to McRibs; Cake or pie? Breaking down a hog

Nibbles is a compendium of food, dining and beverage information and trends from the U.S. and the world edited by John Lehndorff (www.JohnLehndorff.com) Reported by http://www.supri.com/supri_sopressata.html: Westerly, Rhode Island, and the surrounding areas are the only places that sopressata is called “SOUPY” or “SUPRI”. The residents here consider the town of Westerly to be the … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: A sausage stuffing story; Food insecurity; Pie revival

Nibbles is a compendium of food, dining and beverage information and trends from the U.S. and the world edited by John Lehndorff (www.JohnLehndorff.com) The story and recipe behind my family’s Thanksgiving stuffing by John Lehndorff: When I stand in my new kitchen on the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving Day, I shall not stand alone. My … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: Paper, plastic or germs? Sourcing coppa; Culture of food; Sunday = Foodie day

Nibbles is a compendium of food, dining and beverage information and trends from the U.S. and the world edited by John Lehndorff (www.JohnLehndorff.com) Reported by http://curedmeats.blogspot.com/ A little while ago I was roaming the isles at my local Asian grocery store, and in the pork section i noticed some thinly cut, very round steaks labeled … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: Offal on the rise; Of men and corndogs; What is a snack?

Nibbles is a compendium of food, dining and beverage information from the U.S. and the world edited by John Lehndorff (www.JohnLehndorff.com) Reported at: http://naturalfoodsmerchandiser.com/blogs/tabid/84/EntryId/309/Organ-meats-tasty-to-new-carnivores.aspx: “Though it’s nearly impossible to find U.S. purchasing stats for organ meats, the evidence that America is jumping in whole hog is clear. Check the online forums at egullet.org, epicurious.com or … Continue reading