Food Photography is Rampant; Induction Cooking Blows Up


Keeping a photographic diary of everything one eats is becoming increasingly popular, with photo-sharing sites like Flickr boasting more than 6 million images tagged with the word “food.”
[NY Times]

For tips on how to shoot your food, try using natural light whenever possible, fill your frame with the food, and set up your plate the way you would your Friday night outfit.
[NY Times/Diner’s Journal]

Chris Restaurant in Crown Heights has been busted for selling pot alongside Caribbean staples like homemade fried chicken, jerk chicken, and stew fish.
[NY Times]

Whole Foods Market is recalling frozen yellow fin tuna steaks for potentially elevated levels of histamine, which can cause an allergic reaction called scombroid poisoning.

McDonald’s is the latest restaurant chain to join, a website that helps people find healthy meals when dining out.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Yelp is getting a makeover. Readers will now be able to see reviews that Yelp filtered out, and advertisers can no longer post their best reviews at the top of the page.
[NY Times]

US Airways will no longer take cash for in-flight food and beverage purchases — it’s all plastic from now on for snacks priced between $3 and $6.

Induction cooking is getting more popular for its speed, precision, and overall geek appeal, considered to be something like the iPad of the kitchen.
[NY Times]