Opinion: In bipartisan move, lawmakers celebrate removal from House cafeteria of compostable flatware that bent under pressure like a pocket watch in a Salvador Dali painting
By Charlotte Allen
Los Angeles Times 2011-02-13
Restaurant critic finds that cutting out junk food led to weight loss and helped him regain normal blood sugar levels despite alarming diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes
By Steve Cuozzo
New York Post 2010-09-02
Conservationists rally to protect spring-spawning herring (that later become Rollmops, a tasty snack) by delaying work on Russia-Germany gas pipeline
By Christoph Seidler
Der Spiegel 2010-03-11
Blue Hill at Stone Barns, temple of farm-to-table movement, deliciously allays fears about eating only cabbage in winter
By Joe Yonan
The Washington Post 2010-02-27
As penny-pinching diners trade down on dinner, sales at McDonald's go up, worldwide (click 'See also'), some fine-dining spots close and others offer dramatic discounts - consider Philadelphia's London Grill special of lobster or beef filet, salad and dessert, for $19.
By Katy McLaughlin
The Wall Street Journal. (may require subscription) 2009-01-23
Friday night dinners satisfy recently wounded soldiers' hunger, cravings for normalcy. Troops find confidence, understanding, healing in breaking bread - and eating steak - together. Two Vietnam Vets started the D.C.-area dinners five years ago. Contributions from individuals, corporations (click 'See also') pay the tab.
By David Martin
CBS Evening News 2008-10-20
House OKs measure that would strengthen enforcement of ban on removing the fins of a shark and discarding the carcass, first established in the Shark Finning Prohibition Act of 2000. And: fishermen from Spain and Indonesia are main culprits; soup is served as a celebratory treat for growing affluent class in China (click 'See also').
CQ Politics 2008-06-11
For single Latino men in US to work, the kitchen is the most foreign territory of all. So they learn to cook from their amused moms or wives, long-distance - shattering the norms of their machismo society and occasionally setting off the smoke detector in pursuit of frijoles and carne asada.
By Steve Hendrix
The Washington Post 2008-05-12
For what lies in the hearts and minds of the candidates, there are better places to look than their palates -- and their recipes. First families don't get to the White House because of their cooking, so let's stop pretending that politicians own well-thumbed copies of "The Fannie Farmer Cookbook," and let's stop asking them for family recipes.
By Walter Scheib
The New York Times 2008-04-20
Infant's fragile sleep spotlights routine clatter of clumsy, over-ambitious cook and prompts new and silent kitchen practices. Among them: Busy work must happen before baby's bedtime, choose recipes with resting time between prep and finish, switch from metal utensils to plastic or silicone, and set the table ahead of time.
By Keith Dixon
The New York Times 2008-02-27
Benefits of family dinner just start with food, experts say. Ability to organize a mealtime and gather may indicate an intact, functional family. Literacy rates are better for children whose families maintain conversations and whose parents show interest in a child's day, regularly express empathy, and organize dinner in a fairly specific way, such as beginning and finishing the meal together.
By Alix Spiegel
National Public Radio 2008-02-07
When Ko San, Korea's first astronaut, blasts off into space on Russian rocket in April, he likely will be feasting on traditional foods - kimchi, instant noodles, hot pepper paste and soy bean paste, rice, red ginseng and green tea.
The Chosun Ilbo (Korea) 2007-10-25
When Mario Batali wants to get away, he doesn't go to Italy, where he learned the finer points of cooking; he heads to Michigan, where there are four full seasons and his place is on a lake, and the pizza oven is in the back.
By Jennifer Conlin
The New York Times (may require subscription) 2007-08-17
"The Zen of Fish," and "The Sushi Economy," offer lessons in how global economy works, dangers of over-fishing and how it thrives on demand, and why trout might not be the best choice for eating raw (think tapeworms).
By Stuart Biggs
Plethora of high-tech gadgets pushes columnist to consider making meals over burning sticks, but she's not alone; there's a slew of campfire cooking in contests, in back yards and in the backcountry across the nation.
By Joyce Rosencranz
The Cincinnati Post