Could Imagining Food Help You Eat Less?; The Colonel Invades Africa


Researchers have been studying the use of mental imagery to help reduce appetite. So, imagining food might actually help you eat less of it. [BusinessWeek]

Hong Kong’s newest food craze is called “New York-style” cuisine. It refers to restaurants owned or run by chefs who come from New York. [Wall Street Journal]

KFC has plans for a more aggressive presence in Africa, with the number of locations increasing from 655 to 2,100 a decade from now. [Financial Times]

A roundup of the year’s best cookbooks includes One Big Table by Molly O’Neill and Simone and Inès Ortega’s The Book of Tapas. [NY Times]