Tweeting Chefs Are Tricky; More Salami Recalled


Rhode Island-based Daniele International is expanding its recall of salami products due to possible salmonella contamination. Another 115,000 pounds of salami is being recalled following 1 million pounds recalled last month.

Burger King plans to enter the coffee wars by selling Starbucks-owned Seattle’s Best Coffee. It will come hot or iced, with vanilla or mocha flavor, and whipped topping.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Restaurant chains are kicking off Lent by promoting fish and seafood menu items. Mickey D’s and Wendy’s, for example, are pushing their fish sandwiches.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Blogger Cathy Erway of Not Eating Out in NY saved $7,200 and lost 10 pounds during her two years of cooking at home. Her book, The Art of Eating In, is out tomorrow.
[NY Post]

Chefs who vent their frustrations online know what they’re doing. Ryan Skeen hoped his boss would see disparaging tweets; Joe Dobias says “JoeDoe” is just an online character.
[NY Times]

Grant Achatz of Chicago’s Alinea apprenticed under Ferran Adria. He says the experience — both in the kitchen and in the dining room — was proof of a “new cuisine.”
[NY Times]

Tyson Foods has been named one of the best companies to work for by Equal Opportunity magazine. It was the highest ranking meat company on the list.

The locavore movement is not practical for the snow belt, especially if you enjoy a diversity of foods and wine.
[NY Times]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 17, 2010


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