Food News Wednesday, November 6


Famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter dead at 54 – Chicago Tribune
New Hungry Fan smartphone app could be the Yelp of stadium food – LAT
USDA targets Salmonella as priority, with focus on raw poultry – Oregonian
Cargill to change beef labeling in wake of ‘pink slime’ furor – Reuters
Health nuts guzzle coconut water faster than palm trees produce it – Quartz
Brits use baking to fight depression, mental health issues – NYDN
Humans Trump Robots at the Grocery Store – Wall Street Journal

Food for Thought

Charlie Trotter’s Legacy: Chefs and Alums Reflect – Zagat
One NYC family’s struggle to survive on a fast food salary – PBS NewsHour
L.A. Food Truck King Tells His Story One Recipe At A Time – NPR
How Chef Thomas Keller Does Thanksgiving Dinner – Bon Appétit
Cook It Raw Arrives in America – New York Times
Video tip: Understanding the slicing knife – Los Angeles Times

Best of the Blogs

Gunpowder, treason and bonfire parkin with toffee apples – Miss Foodwise
Stout French Onion Soup – The Beeroness
Romance and Ice Cream – Vanilla Garlic
Farinata – Why Didn’t You Wish for This Sooner! – Food Wishes

Wine and Spirits

The Widow Who Created the Champagne Business – Smithsonian
Are You a Wine Obsessive? – Wine Spectator
Would You Drink This Wine From A Can? – Fast Company
Apple Absinthe and More Complex Pours for Fall – Food & Wine
Riding the hashtag — in wine – Dr. Vino
(Not) Drinking with GIRLS’s Hannah Horvath – Punch

The Business of Food

Fast Food Companies Relying on Social Media to Target Younger Consumers – TIME
Sonic Drive-In revamps fry offering with Natural-Cut Fries – Nation’s Restaurant News
Food companies fear even one state GMO label law – CBS News
Restaurants Face Challenges, But Worst May Be Over – Investor’s Daily

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