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Tennis Ace Buys Up Entire Supply of World's Most Pricey Cheese
It seems some people consider pule, also known as donkey cheese, to be a real—and rare—delicacy. Especially if your name happens to be Novak Djokovic, the world's top tennis player.
A Restaurant’s Revenge: Audio Clips of Bad Yelp Reviews Heard in the Toilet
One restaurant has found a unique new way of fighting back against bad Yelp reviewers. It has begun broadcasting audio clips of some of the very worst reviews it has received…in the restrooms.
Home Bakers Seek to Sharpen Skills for the Holidays
One of the best things about the holiday season is the wonderful aroma of holiday treats coming to life in the oven. And this year it seems many home bakers are striving to improve their ...
Chicago Chef Hopes to Launch New Restaurant with Kickstarter
Chicago chef Jake Bickelhaupt is looking to build a new BYOB brick-and-mortar eatery, called Dyne, that he hopes will one day become one of The Second City’s finest dining destinations. To raise money for ...
Survey Says: Americans Love Burgers, Even at Breakfast
ZAGAT polled more than 1,000 U.S. citizens to find out what Americans think about burgers in 2012.
Ultimate Foodie Gift: Private Dinner Party for 10 from Neiman Marcus
Upscale department store Neiman Marcus has come out with its annual list of over-the-top holiday gifts: among them is a dinner prepared by some of the world's best chefs, with a price tag that ...
Debate Question: Would You Ask It to Get Free Pizza for Life?
Will one of the undecided voters attending this week's town hall-style presidential debate ask the BIG question? You know, the one about sausage vs. pepperoni. It'll be hanging over the proceedings like stringy ...
Domino’s Takes On Pizza Hut with Fresh Dough Claim
Looks like the Pizza Wars are heating up again. Domino’s has launched a new series of TV ads promoting the chain’s new pan pizza, and calls out its chief rival, Pizza Hut.
Hardee’s Goes Over the Top with Hamburger-Pulled Pork Sandwich
Hardee's new creation is typical macho positioning from the chain that makes no bones about the fact that its “Eat-Like-You-Mean-It” campaign mainly targets carnivorous young males.
Top Ten Chocolate Trends for 2012
This year The Food Channel, CultureWaves and the International Food Futurists decided to take a deeper look into chocolate and see what the trends are showing us. Take a look at the trends, try the recipes, see our videos, and indulge in chocolate.
Cool Celery Cocktails the Hot New Drink in Chicago
The latest alcoholic beverage trend may be moving in a savory direction, if Chicago's infatuation with the celery cocktail is any indication.
‘Unpackaging America.’ Taking a Step Beyond Recycling
For Liz Brown Morgan, recycling just wasn't enough. After noticing her recycling container was overflowing with cardboard and bags that would take energy to be recycled, she created her own container labeling system.
Top Trends Noted at ‘Tales of the Cocktail’ Conference
This was the 10th anniversary edition of the Tales of the Cocktail conference, held this year in New Orleans, and it was a lively affair as usual. A leading blogger in attendance spotted five key ...
McDonald’s Puts Calorie Counts Out Front in New Campaign
While some health organizations continue to criticize the hamburger chain’s overwhelming presence as a major sponsor of the London Olympic Games, McDonald's USA is this week introducing a "Favorites Under 400 Calories" campaign ...
#3 Chocolate Trend for 2012: Chocolate with an Ethnic Accent
We’re seeing this across all desserts, not just chocolate. But it appears to have started with chocolate, as Mexican chiles and vanilla got called out in candy bars.
#4 Chocolate Trend for 2012: Chocolate in Unexpected Places
Chocolate flavors are enhancing all kinds of food experiences. It’s not just for the dessert cart anymore.
#5 Chocolate Trend for 2012: Chocolate For the Health of It
The point here is, if we can garner a few health benefits and eat chocolate at the same time, we’re all about it.
#6 Chocolate Trend for 2012: The Cinnamonizing of Chocolate
Cinnamon is hot right now, and we’re not just talking about the stronger Vietnamese cinnamon (marketed as Saigon Cinnamon) or the Ancho-Chile Cinnamon.
#7 Chocolate Trend for 2012: He Said/She Said: Chocolate
Can you tell your preference for type of chocolate by gender?
#8 Chocolate Trend for 2012: A Chocolate for Every Dietary Need
It’s hard to think about flourless or sugar free or even dairy free when it comes to chocolate, but companies are responding to the need.
#9 Chocolate Trend for 2012: Crowdsourced Chocolate
This trend says that chocolate is showing up with some unusual combinations in what we call a mash-up of ingredients. After all the ways Americans have reinvented chocolate over the last few years, what else ...
Take-Out Service Offers ‘Pretend You Cooked’ Option
For those who like to host dinner parties but don’t want to cook or pay the high prices charged by a good caterer, there’s a new option that makes it look convincing that ...
First Lady's New Book Hopes to Inspire New Gardeners
Michelle Obama’s much-publicized White House garden was something the First Lady took on shortly after moving to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. She takes pride in it, but also worries over it, as she explains in ...
Chocolate Machine Exercises Your Self-Control Muscle
A team of German psychologists and designers has invented a machine designed to sit on your desk and strengthen your willpower...by feeding you chocolates.
Cherry Blossom Festival Gets Us Hungry for Cherry Treats
Food Channel photographer David Nehmer got a jump on things and visited the nation’s capitol a week ahead of the annual cherry blossom festival and captured some stunning images of the early-peaking blooms at ...
New LG Smart Refrigerators Carry Food Channel Recipes
The Food Channel is pleased to be part of the new Smart Refrigerator which debuted this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Owners of these top-of-the-line refrigerators can easily access Food Channel ...
#4 Food Trend for 2012: Shopping Schizophrenia
Welcome to the new balancing act when it comes to eating. On the one hand, we have to fit our food styles to our paychecks. On the other, we have to feed our soul. In certain parts of the country we have the Food Desert, where nutritious food is hard to get. In other areas ...
#5 Food Trend for 2012: Beyond Ramen Noodles
It used to be that college students lived on Ramen Noodles and other inexpensive food that provided some sustenance without breaking the nearly nonexistent budget. Things have become much more complicated, and we expect it to continue in that direction.
#6 Food Trend for 2012: So THAT’s What it Tastes Like!
There is an interesting byproduct of the health movement when it comes to food. Less sodium, fresher locally-sourced produce, and fewer smokers on premise means people are tasting ingredients as they were meant to be—sometimes for the first time.
#7 Food Trend for 2012: The New Agri-Chef
Along with health concerns, food safety concerns, and old fashioned flavor, you have a new breed of chefs that simply like to cook with what they’ve grown. Expect to see this move beyond simple herb gardens or rooftop displays and into some full-fledged branded farms.
#8 Food Trend for 2012: Groovin' on Peruvian
It looks like Peruvian cuisine may be the next Big Thing on the ethnic culinary scene. Gastón Acurio certainly hopes so. He reportedly has invested $5.5 million on his La Mar Cebicheria Peruana restaurant which opened its doors this fall in New York.
#9 Food Trend for 2012: Social Cooking
Who would have thought we needed kitchens outdoors? For grilling, perhaps—but a full kitchen, complete with covered patio, granite-counter prep area, sink, mini fridge, rotisserie, stove top, and TV? They are becoming the new home essential. Expensive, yes, but people are justifying it by continuing to stay home more, entertaining more, and doing it ...
#10 Food Trend for 2012: The Rise of the YouTube Chef
Everyone is their own food TV star these days. All it takes is a simple camera and a YouTube account. It came to the forefront with the book and movie, Julie and Julia, but today you can find everyone from precocious kids and teens to wiseacre twentysomething dudes to Italian grandmothers.
#1 Food Trend for 2012: Black Market Foods
No, we’re not talking about anything illegal here. What we’re talking about is the growing use of intentional scarcity and limited supplies of items that serve only to drive up their popularity. After all, if we humans are told there is something that’s really hard to get, we immediately want it.
Heinz’s New Upscale Ketchup Available Only to ‘Fans’ at First
The H.J. Heinz Company is about to launch a new version of its ketchup, and this time it's not just the same flavor and formula in a different color. (Remember the green and ...
Publix, Red Lobster Pitch In to Help Replenish Fish Stocks in the Gulf
Publix Supermarkets, along with Darden Restaurants, parent company of the Red Lobster chain, are teaming up to help to finance a program to revive red snapper and grouper fishing waters in the Gulf of Mexico ...
Food Channel Readers Are Big on H2O and Happy Hour, Not on Coupons
While our Food Channel beverage survey didn’t turn up any major surprises, it did indicate we’re drinking more water these days; that we enjoy the occasional night out for drinks, and that coupons ...
Food Channel Sweeps Winner Looks Forward to Kitchen Facelift
Judy Yamada says she couldn't believe her luck at being randomly chosen as the winner in the Appliance Art Giveaway from The Food Channel and Facebook. "I immediately called and told my husband," Yamada ...
Food Channel Editor Speaks at Chicken Marketing Seminar
Food Channel Vice President and Editor in Chief Kay Logsdon is set to speak on food trends at the 2011 Chicken Marketing Seminar, sponsored by the National Chicken Council in cooperation with the National Poultry ...
Lavender in the Limelight as the Hot Color in Food
Last year purple was big on the food trend scene. On farmers markets and restaurant menus we saw lots of heirloom and specialty vegetables in various shades of the color purple—purple potatoes, tomatoes, carrots ...
Chance to Win: Tea Lover's Gift Set from Teamotions
To help promote our new collection of specialty products from Teamotions, The Food Channel Store is giving away a fabulous gift-pack assortment of Teamotions loose leaf teas, a "perfect tea scoop," and a smart tea ...
Sweepstakes Extended. Chance to Win Sauces, Cookies and Crackers Made in Israel
To help promote its World Market collection of fine products from the Holy Land, the Food Channel Store is giving away a bountiful gift-pack assortment of sauces and crackers made in Israel.
Chance to Win: Wish-Bone Salad Lover's Gift Basket
Are you an "early adopter"? Well, then you may want to be among the first to try some new flavors of Wish-Bone Salad Dressings. In conjunction with the new product launch, The Food Channel has ...
The Daily iPad App Plugs Food Channel Trends Piece
Have you seen The Daily? It's media mogul Rupert Murdoch's iPad exclusive newspaper built from the ground up. The app has been received with a great amount of fanfare, and we think it ...
Food Channel Releases Top Ten Breakfast Trends
The Food Channelpresents its “Top Ten Breakfast Trends for 2011.” By partnering with CultureWaves®, Mintel International, and the International Food Futurists®, The Food Channel has been able to identify the most significant food trends ...
Food Channel's Top Ten Food Trends Picked Up Worldwide
The Food Channel's top ten food trend predictions for 2011 have been picked up by media outlets across the nation and throughout the world.