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Public Seeks Food That is Simple and Practical

By admin | October 13, 2011

Photo: Robb and Jessie Stankey

Photo: Robb and Jessie Stankey

By: Michele Wolfson

There is a shift in what kind of food people are looking to read about. A writer for the Sydney Morning Herald voted Noma of Copenhagen the world’s best restaurant and it seems to be receiving some backlash because the desire to consume fancy cuisine is fading away. In these times it can come off as ostentatious to dine at stuffy places. No matter where people stand on how they feel about luxurious dining, there is a growing trend towards comfort food among all demographics. Because food elicits a visceral response, many believe it a luxury to dine out even at affordable eateries that are providing comfort food at affordable prices. The current move back to simple foods and less expensive restaurants is because of rising food prices has led patrons to choose eateries that provide cheaper, more filling foods. Read More

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2011 Food Trends

By mahir | December 14, 2010

Epicurious.com’s blog published a list of their top ten food trends predictions for 2011.  They were definitely right about the increasing popularity of butchers and the fervor for all things homemade, including beer and potlucks.  Their predictions this year are not set up as an “In vs. Out” dichotomy, but instead they list ten areas to benefit from more exposure. Read More

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