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New Wine Packaging

Redefining the Wine Industry

Does perception affect taste?  Does a steak taste better if you use silver instead of a plastic knife and fork? Will the tableside freshly grated cheese taste better than if you just shook it out of a shaker? Now think about wine. Traditional expectations are that good wines come in a bottle. Some…

July 24, 2014 Watch Video


Steal This Recipe® Corn Ravioli with Summer Truffles

From Chef Vincent Nargi of Café Luxembourg, NYC

Chef Vincent Nargi, of Café Luxembourg, NYC, has shared with us the sumptuous and delicious recipe for Corn Ravioli with Summer Truffles.

White summer truffles are harvested from June to late August, if you prefer you can use truffle oil instead. Summer truffles are much less pungent and much…

July 24, 2014 Read More

Product Reviews

New Product Hits & Misses for July 23rd, 2014

4 out of 5 products scored 90 and above this week!

  • Old Orchard Kids Grape Drink
  • Glutenfreeda Gluten Free Artisan Flatbread + Pizza Crust Parmesan & Asiago Cheese
  • Get Chia FruitChia Fruit & Chia Seed Bar Blueberry Blast
  • Glory Bee Raw Honey Pacific Northwest Clover Blossom
  • El Diablo Hot & Spicy Mustard…

July 23, 2014 Watch Video


Eggs: Cage-free, natural, organic - What’s the difference?

Eggs are great any time of the day; and provide a ton of nutrition for a low cost and they don’t take long to prepare- but what do the labels on the packages actually mean? Find out here...

Eggs are great any time of the day; for breakfast, lunch, or dinner or even a quick snack, eggs provide a ton of nutrition for a low cost and they don’t take long to prepare. According to a recent survey conducted by Austin, Texas-based

July 23, 2014 Read More


This column is not about food or supermarkets

Are promotions are getting a bit far fetched?

Or is it? 

I was shocked this past weekend when I went to the Bronx Zoo. I wasn't shocked about the hilariously overpriced foods and beverages (of course a 28oz. plastic "saving wildlife worldwide" soda cup with free refills all day SHOULD cost $9.99) nor the kiddie cup of Dippin Dots…

July 23, 2014 Read More

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Is the Alcohol industry getting too sweet?

Millennials in particular are huge fans of the sweet, fruity drink.

We’ve noticed a growing trend hitting the shelves recently and it's one we're not too fond of - excessively sweet alcoholic drinks… excessively sweet and with an excessive alcohol content. It seems the market, more than ever is bursting with fruity, sweet, alcoholic drinks to appeal to the young at…

July 22, 2014 Watch Video


The App Review: Checkout 51

Each week we review a food related app. This week it’s Checkout 51 – find out what the Lempert Report thought.

What it says it does: No more flipping through coupon booklets to find good deals, snipping lots of little coupons, remembering to take coupons to the store, and holding up the rest of the line!

Use Checkout 51 to save! You can purchase the products on…

July 22, 2014 Read More

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