Menu Trends: What You’ll See and What You Won’t

Menus are making way for upgraded oatmeal and turmeric everything. Ricotta is the new Greek yogurt....more

The World’s First All-Vegan Supermarket Chain Opens its First U.S. Branch

The world can be a cruel place for vegans. They’re forced to eat just the sides at dinner parties and are exhausted from carrying the weight of moral superiority. Finally, they have a place to call home....more

Mouthwatering Words: The New Branding Strategy

Which one of these shapes is a kiki and which is a bouba? Did you choose the curvy shape as a bouba and the jagged one as a kiki? Do you think it was an arbitrary choice? ...more

The Political Donations of Restaurant Chains

Is that a ‘blue plate special’ you’re eating? Or could it be a red plate? In these hyper-partisan times, even restaurants have their own political action committees (PACs) ....more

Whether You’re a Big Cheese or a Good Egg, We All Use Food Idioms

We’re spilling the beans on...more

It takes a half hour of tossing around a football to burn off the calories from just one little pig-in-a-blanket

On Super Bowl Sunday, we’re not so much armchair quarterbacks as snack bowl linebackers....more

Online Auctions Let You Snag the Ultimate Dinner Party Guest

Who’s on your fantasy dinner party guest list? You know...more

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2015 Was A Pretty Lousy Year for Food Policy

It was (Big) business as usual in 2015. Big Food, Big Agriculture, Big Chemicals, and Big Soda...more