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Great Food, Great Minds

NPR’s The Salt ran a great piece that reminds us of the power of food.

Did you know that Thomas Edison used soup as an interviewing tool? He had prospective job applicants taste while he observed them carefully. Those who seasoned the soup — with pepper, for instance — before tasting it were rejected outright. They had too many assumptions.  


May 6, 2016 Watch Video

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A Restaurant In Your iPhone?

It's possible with a new company called Maple

Imagine a restaurant with no waiters, cash registers or even tables. In fact, you can’t even go there. It’s called Maple, has four kitchens, each about 3,000 sq. feet, located in NYC and delivers your meals to you by bicycle – 50 bicycle couriers per kitchen. 

While take-out is not a “new”…

May 5, 2016 Watch Video


Five Tips to Sail Through Cinco De Mayo

Are you looking forward to celebrating Cinco De Mayo, but not so sure about the sixth of May? Here are some tips SupermarketGuru gathered from around the web.

Today is Cinco de Mayo and for many that means over-indulging in celebrating Mexican heritage and pride, as well as commemorating the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. SupermarketGuru wants you to have a great day after, so here are five…

May 5, 2016 Read More


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Guacamole

Avocados have powerful nutrients, so get your guac on tomorrow for Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow, and the celebration means that we will eat more delicious avocados, mostly in the form of guacamole, than on any other day of the year.

So what is it that makes avocados so special? The avocado…

May 4, 2016 Read More

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Forget Local, Grow Your Own

For decades many restaurants have grown some of their own produce or herbs on rooftop or in backyard gardens

Some upscale restaurants around the globe have bought and manage farms, but now Dig Inn, a NYC chain of fast casual restaurants is going a step further and has announced it will be opening it’s own 50 to 100 acre farm in upstate New York, no more than 2 hours from Manhattan and is designed for empowerment. 


May 4, 2016 Watch Video

Chefs Move to Schools Ready Set Eat Forkful Lost in the Supermarket
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