Chef Ferran Adria opens up about why he is closing down El Bulli for two years: “At the economic level, nothing affected us specifically… I made this decision because I want a better balance in my life.”
[Wall Street Journal]
Airport passengers arriving so early for their flights to clear security spend extra time eating and drinking, which has led to increased sales for restaurants and food vendors.
[NY Daily News]
Activists are lobbying for cows to be required to eat more grass for the milk they produce to be certified organic. Some larger producers allow their cows little pasture access.
Fishing for most species of shallow-water grouper, black sea bass, red porgy, and red snapper, is closed in the Carolinas, eastern Florida, and Georgia for four to six months.
A few stats: 25 percent of Americans eat too fast for the taste of food to even register, and 29 percent have scarfed down a meal without ever putting down the utensils.
[Marie Claire via ColdMud]
The forthcoming Michael and Ping’s Modern Chinese Take-Out in Gowanus will be the first Brooklyn restaurant certified as “green” by the Green Restaurant Association.