DIY Food Entrepreneurs Head to the Market; Top Chefs Head to Beirut
The new food entrepreneurs are bypassing restaurant kitchens to instead peddle their handmade fare via food trucks and at market stands. [NY Times]
Joël Robuchon, the Parisian baker Eric Kayser, and perhaps even Jean-Georges Vongerichten are among the top chefs being tapped to open restaurants in Beirut. [NY Times]
Jennifer Clair, a former chef and food editor, has opened Home Cooking New York, a cooking school in Chelsea. Classes take up to 10 students and include a meal. [NY Times]
At least a third of U.S. companies now offer or are planning to offer incentives to employees who enroll in healthy eating and exercise programs. [Wall Street Journal]
Restaurants are cashing in on Sex and the City mania with specialty menu items, prizes, and, of course, cocktail specials. [Nation's Restaurant News]
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