Thyme Fries

January 23, 2016
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UliMana, Raw Chocolate

“It sometimes starts with a memory,” says Tonya Bennert reflecting on her journey as a food entrepreneur, “and then a passion builds and develops slowly.” For Bennert, that memory is of her grandmother sitting on their porch in Kingsport, Tennessee, eating a raw cucumber just plucked from the nearby garden. It’s a memory of her Read More

November 10, 2015
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Cooking Simplified: Expanding Food Access

On the surface, Cooking Simplified appears to be yet another entrant in the increasingly-crowded meal kit market, joining the ranks of Blue Apron, Plated and Hello Fresh, among others (even Mark Bittman announced this week that he would be partnering with Purple Carrot, another competitor). They all use the same subscription model designed to make Read More

September 17, 2015
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Profile: Food Entrepreneur Teeny Lamothe

Teeny Lamothe’s journey as an entrepreneur is both compelling and instructive. Today, Teeny is the inspiration and sole proprietor behind Teeny Pies, an exciting (and profitable) new pie company in D.C. You can find Teeny and her array of delicious sweet and savory pies at various farmer’s markets or (just the pies) via delivery from Read More

Weekend Reading

September 10, 2015
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Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading Serving up this week’s edition of the Best Food Stories from around the web: Restaurant of the Future? Service With an Impersonal Touch (NYT Upshot) Meat Pioneer Niman Ranch Being Sold to Chicken Giant Perdue (SF Chronicle) McDonald’s Is Going Cage-Free (NPR) Want to Make Enemies Fast? Try Investing a Vegan Egg (Wired) That Read More

Weekend Reading

August 28, 2015
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Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading: Serving up this week’s edition of the Best Food Stories from around the web: The Issue of Food (Boston Globe Ideas) How Eric Ripert Became a Restaurant Legend Without Working Himself to Death (Bloomberg) Uber for Home Cooking? Site Matches Great Chefs With Hungry People (Yahoo! Food) Small Food Businesses Tap Into Changing Appetites (NYT) Read More

Weekend Reading

August 21, 2015
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Weekend Reading

Hot Off The Griddle: Serving up this week’s edition of the Best Food Stories from around the web: Corn Wars: The Farm-by-Farm Fight Between China and the U.S. to Dominate the Global Food Supply (The New Republic) The Mystery of San Marzano (NYT) Jacques Pépin Named First Recipient of the Julia Child Award (WaPo) Danny Meyer, Read More

August 17, 2015
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Rising Star Chef Series: Jerome Grant

You can usually find Chef Jerome Grant at the National Museum of the American Indian, where he is the force behind the highly regarded Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe, the restaurant within the museum. Last week (Monday, August 10), however, Grant took his talents and innovative take on indigenous cuisine to a pop-up at the newly established Prequel, Read More

August 14, 2015
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Weekend Reading

Serving up this week’s edition of Best Food Stories: Coca Cola Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets (New York Times) Chefs Are Working With Farmers to Custom-Grow Obscure Ingredients (Washington City Paper) In China, Fast Food Fight Turns to Delivery (WSJ) What Keeps ‘The Splendid Table’ Cooking After 20 Years (Washington Post) Read More