A Culinary Movement Grows in Brooklyn?


Apparently, those scruffy guys and gals selling pickles, cheese, and chocolate at the flea market aren’t just solitary foodies. According to the Times, they’re part of a “new culinary movement” in Brooklyn where 20 and 30 somethings are making and selling their own foodstuffs “the way others form bands and artists’ collectives.”
[NY Times]

Jonathan Benno, chef de cuisine at Per Se, frowns on molecular gastronomy.
[Black Book]

Health officials say the outbreak of salmonella in peanut products has thus far sickened 666 people, despite one of the biggest food recalls in U.S. history.

In the past four months, grocery coupon usage has increased about 10%, and customers are increasingly doing their coupon clipping digitally.

According to a new study, British researchers say 13% of the country’s breast, liver, rectum, mouth and throat cancers can be blamed on alcohol consumption.
[BBC News]


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