The World’s Most Expensive Bowl of Noodles; Food Trucks Hired to Cater Holiday Parties


Apparently, the role of the cheesemonger involves more than sales — it’s also about calming our fears over the ickiness of cheese.
[Wall Street Journal]

Niu Ba Ba in Taipei serves the world’s most expensive bowl of noodles, for the equivalent of $324. It’s made with beef from four countries and five or six different stocks.
[Wall Street Journal]

Kosher food pantries in New Jersey are seeing such an increase in need that they’ve added a new location on Route 70.

Governor Paterson recently announced a new executive order that will promote the use of local foods from sustainable farms.

The Senate has re-passed the food safety bill, this time without mistakenly included tax provisions that by law must originate in the House.
[NY Times]

I Trulli, Fishtail, and Hearth are among restaurants serving Feast of the Seven Fishes meals this holiday season.
[NY Post]

Restaurant industry associations strongly support the tax-cuts bill that President Obama has just signed into law.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Rickshaw Dumpling, Wafels & Dinges, and the Bistro Truck are among food trucks getting hired to cater holiday parties this year. The cost starts around $1,200.