Food Fad Archive

  • FOOD FADS, FETISHES AND CRAZES / Part Two – here they come, there they go

    FOOD FADS, FETISHES AND CRAZES / Part Two – here they come, there they go

    By Larry Levine – Remember quinoa, the wonder-food of just a couple of years ago? You couldn’t open the front door of a restaurant without being assaulted by quinoa. There were quinoa appetizers, quinoa salads, and hot quinoa sides served alongside beef, chicken, or fish entrees. I even came across a mushroom soup with quinoa. […]

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  • FOOD FADS, FETISHES AND CRAZES / Part One – locally-sourced

    FOOD FADS, FETISHES AND CRAZES / Part One – locally-sourced

    By Larry Levine – Locally-sourced … Farm-to-fork … Seasonal menu … Sustainable … Are they marketing devices, smart business practices aimed at bolstering the bottom line, political statements, or are they just the latest fads, fetishes or crazes to grip the foodcentric portion of the population that can afford to be foodcentric. Though it might […]

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