A Look Into Ethical Fish Choices

By admin | September 26, 2011

Photo: garryknight

Photo: garryknight

By: Ashley Bode

Twenty years has passed and we are still facing the same issues on our plates. In the 1980s consumers boycotted for dolphin-safe fishing and were promised an improvement. Yet, the general public is still unaware of how, where, and at what cost their seafood is caught. Is it time for us to think of fish as animals and not just a category of food?

According to Mark Bittman, Greenpeace is at it again, boycotting canned tuna in efforts to raise awareness and stop fishing done by long-lines and fish aggregating devices (devices that lure big fish, then detect and communicate how many fish are present); Read More


Changes for Shrimp Fishing Regulations in Maine

By admin | August 16, 2011

Photo: IllinoisHorseSoldier

Photo: IllinoisHorseSoldier

It looks like there could be some changes coming for Maine’s shrimping industry. According to a recent article in the Huffington Post, strains on the area’s shrimp fisheries over the last few years are causing regulators to consider new rules to limit shrimp fishing in Maine. Read More


Food and People Halloween Special – New Orleans with Lisa McLaughlin

By mahir | October 28, 2010

This week’s photos of Food & People is by Lisa Mclaughlin. Below is what Lisa has to say about the photos and her experience of New Orleans during halloween.

Last Halloween found me attending a government conference in New Orleans. It was one of those all too rare conferences that is actually interesting and informative and filled with fascinating folks from around the world, punctuated with lunch breaks for spicy gumbo and olive-spiked muffalettas at Napoleon House and bittersweet coffee and beignets at Cafe du Monde. But the only thing many of us could think about Read More


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Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More


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Marcus’ Bermuda
Eatery Social Taqueria
Red Rooster Harlem
Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
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