Two Florida establishments that use “Brooklyn-style” water are suing each other over the patent on the technology that makes it. The water is the key ingredient in authentic New York bagels and pizza dough.
Orchards and apple historians are trying to reintroduce “heritage” or “heirloom” varieties of apples, and promoting them to restaurants, distributors, and grocers.
[Wall Street Journal]
Thai restaurants are all the rage. Harold Dieterle has opened Kin Shop, David Bank debuted Pure Thai Shophouse, and Las Vegas’ Lotus of Siam is coming to New York.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]
A number of bars are charging $20 for cocktails, including Lambs Club, Crosby Bar, the Eldridge, and Boom Boom Room. Great drinking or just greed?
Juan-Carlos Cruz, the former Food Network chef accused of plotting to murder his wife, pleaded no contest to charges of soliciting two homeless men to carry out the deed.
The Candy Professor is a blog that explores the at times irrational American relationship with candy, a food that carries more moral and ethical baggage than others.
Verjuice, the bottled juice of unripe grapes usually picked during wine grape growers’ thinning process, is more gentle and subtly tart than lemon in cooking.