Are We Willing to Eat Cold Food

Growing up, it was perhaps the worst sin we could commit: getting to the dinner table late. OK, that, and spilling sugar. By the time I was in upper elementary school, my mom had returned to the outside-the-home workforce and … Read More

Building a Taste for Plant-Based Foods

When diners hear the words “plant-based,” several things can come to mind: lack of flavor, non-filling, tasteless, and even negative textural qualities such as “spongy.” Those who prefer meat as the main attraction of each meal might even picture a … Read More

The Food Channel’s Top Ten Food Trends for 2017

The Food Channel® has released its Top Ten Food Trends for 2017—the 29th year in a row that the trends-based company has predicted what will happen next when it comes to food. The trends are based on research conducted by … Read More

The Sugar Connection

You don’t have to look far to find a doctor, scientist or dietician who believes sugar is toxic. This flood of individuals speaking out about the common food ingredient has many consumers thinking twice about products that contain too much … Read More

Exploring Regional Heritage in Food

When it comes to food trends, it seems everyone is looking for the next “local.” For a number of years now, we’ve been all about the idea of local food—items created in our own hometown, sold at area farmers markets, … Read More

Workshop Concepts: Eating Experiences

It’s fairly safe to say that most people have heard of the farm-to-table movement that has taken over the restaurant industry the past few years. So the question is, what now? Now that we expect to be served fresh, organic … Read More

Food Trends 2016: Cultural Diets

Cultural diets have become a fascination for foodies, the health-minded and dietitians. … Read More

Q315 Topic: The War on Waste

The Green Movement has evolved beyond preventative and into pro-active. It is no longer good enough to simply cut emissions or recycle—now there is a call to be able to use the excess that is otherwise wasted. … Read More

The Food Channel’s Top Ten Food Trends of 2016

From “Clean Label” to no tipping to tangy flavor palates. … Read More

The Lone Eater

What happened to the family table? … Read More