Smoke, Duck Fat, Nordic Foods Named as Trends; Women Do Sushi in Tokyo
In this era of skyrocketing food prices, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey contends that food is still far cheaper than it was a century ago and we should be spending more on what we eat. [MarketWatch]
Smoke, paprika, ricotta, duck fat, pintxos, meatballs, oysters, low-brow chicken, pop-up restaurants, Nordic foods, and house-made sodas are what's hot in dining. [Nation's Restaurant News]
Starbucks founder Howard Schultz popped into Juice Press in the East Village to sample the goods recently, accompanied by a motorcade of security. [NY Post]
A random check of public school cafeterias in Boston found kitchens had expired foods still stocked, some from 2009. [Huffington Post]
In Tokyo, a new sushi restaurant manned by women isn't taken seriously by the men who still dominate the industry. [Wall Street Journal]
A new study has found that getting a lot of iron in the first trimester of pregnancy can lead to bigger babies. [Reuters]
Have a restaurant tip or other food news? Send it to email@example.com.
And follow us on Twitter: @ForkintheRoadVV.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to New York dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.