The quality and variety of food in the U.S. has never been better. The business seems to be struggling. What’s really going on?
Cherry season has begun, and Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst has been experimenting with the fruit’s sweet and savory sides.
With four restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip and a new TV production company, one of the world’s biggest food media moguls just keeps getting bigger.
Half have had meals delivered to them in the past three months.
“About half of U.S. adults said they had ordered food delivery in the past three months, according to a survey by research firm Mintel. Among them, nearly 60 percent said they had done so to avoid venturing out into the world.”
The iconic brand’s midcentury recipes evoke the era’s peculiar optimism, encased in gelatin and smothered in mayonnaise.
“Ricardo Heredia, the former executive chef at South Park’s Alchemy Restaurant, beat out 400 other chefs from around the world Tuesday night to win the $100,000 grand prize at the 2014 World Food Champion in Las Vegas.
The contest was the finale of the 2014 World Food Championships, which drew 25,000 foodies a day to a seven-day competition in downtown Las Vegas.”