Mushrooms have been added to the growing list of foods suspected of radiation poisoning in Japan.
Researchers have discovered a preservative, called bisin, that could extend food’s (and wine’s) life span for years, even without refrigeration. [Daily Mail]
As more and more properties get foreclosed on throughout the country, guerrilla foragers are emerging to pick fruit and vegetables from abandoned gardens.
We’ve gone oyster-mad in this town. Get yours at Maison Premiere, Brooklyn Oyster Party at Smorgasburb, and Ed’s Raw Bar at BeerParc.
Dried pasta maker Barilla will hand out 20,000 free dinner kits from a branded food truck today, and will donate $1 for each meal to Food Bank NYC.
According to the USDA’s food-desert map, only about 26,000 New Yorkers are in food deserts. But the city thinks the number is closer to 3 million.
[NY Daily News, previously]
Jeff Mauro, winner of Food Network Star, is already working on his show, which will be called Sandwich King.
Michael Vaughn, the Ringling Bros. chef, who also operates a food truck that feeds the circus staff, offers advice on operating a food truck.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]