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March 13, 2013
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  Today's Special 
  • Chefs dive into do-it-yourself fermenting
    Homemade fermented foods such as cheese, olives, pickles, cured meat and yogurt are popping up on restaurant menus and pantry shelves as food lovers ditch the highly processed alternatives in favor of do-it-yourself versions. "Almost everyone above a certain age has a memory of a grandparent who did some fermentation in the household," said cookbook author Sandor Katz. "Coming back to it today is all a part of our desire to get closer to the source of our food and food traditions." Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model) (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Florida Orange Molasses Baked Beans
A down-home favorite gets a Florida citrus pick-me-up in Florida Orange Molasses Baked Beans. Florida orange juice and molasses create a comforting and satisfying side that's ready to take center stage on any menu. For more recipes to take Florida citrus in new directions, click here.
  Culinary News 
  • Jewish delis mix in Chinese food traditions
    Chinese food was a memorable part of growing up for restaurateur Noah Bernamoff, who recently changed up the Sunday night menu at Mile End Delicatessen from its typical modern Jewish fare to a six-course Chinese-inspired menu including egg drop soup with liver wontons and smoked chicken leg. He's one of a growing number of Jewish restaurateurs who are finding ways to flavor their traditional menus with their own Chinese food traditions. New York Post (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • NYC chef avoids limelight, lets food become star of the show
    Chef Andrew Carmellini, owner of New York City hot spots the Dutch and Locanda Verde, is a reminder of what the culinary world was like before the current era of celebrity chefs and molecular cooking methods. Carmellini stays out of the spotlight and prefers classic techniques, which he plans to stick with at his new French restaurant opening in April. "I’m going to try not to sous vide anything over there," he said. "It takes some of the love out of cooking, for me. It takes out some of the fire and smells and caramelization. Some things are just better roasted in a pan." The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  The Healthy Kitchen 
  • Almond flour is safe alternative for gluten-free diners
    After learning she had celiac disease more than 50 years ago, Colleen Sherratt and her husband Lowell began a mission to provide gluten-free products through their business, Honeyville Grain. One of their most popular products, almond flour, is versatile and provides a significant source of nutrients. "Sales growth remains hot," said Chris Ondatje, vice president of Honeyville’s e-commerce division. "It’s so sought after that we’re constantly fighting to stay ahead of the demand curve." The Salt Lake Tribune (Utah) (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
How does Qdoba control their online menus?
Wednesday October 25, 1PM ET
With the rise of voice search and smart devices, diners are searching for and expecting to find rich details about your restaurant and menu items more than ever. Listen in to our webinar with Qdoba, and find out how they use Yext to drive business by making these devices their new storefront.
  The Worldly Chef 
  • Hawaiian poke makes the most of fresh, local flavors
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    A visit to Hawaii isn't complete without exploring poke, the "hang loose" version of sushi. Poke (pronounced PO-keh) is the Hawaiian way of preparing fresh, bite-sized chunks of tuna. Poke became popular in the 1970s and ’80s, and while the dish may not have a long history, islanders are crazy for it. It's best on the islands, but you can approximate this dish on the mainland with this simple recipe. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  A Side of Business 
  • D.C. dining cars put unique spin on food truck movement
    The Fojol Bros. company in Washington, D.C., is changing the game of mobile dining with retrofitted 1950s street cars that have been converted into on-the-go dining rooms, letting customers enjoy their meal inside. "When I walked into [the bus], I knew it would work," said co-owner Justin Vitarello. "It would be something that would complement what we do. We want to be part of a growing mobile culture. It’s meeting people where they are with their lifestyle." The Washington Post (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  CIA Offerings 
  • The Professional Chef rediscovers soy sauce
    Glutamic acid, the amino acid responsible for the umami sensation, is present in proteins and in foods that are aged or very ripe, or have been brewed or fermented, such as mushrooms, aged cheese, red wine -- and soy sauce. Adding brewed soy sauce to any savory menu item can help its natural flavors "pop," making foods taste richer and more fully rounded without necessarily adding a pronounced Asian flavor. Check out these videos for some umami recipe inspiration. This program was created as an industry service to Kikkoman USA. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Top-shelf credential and career opportunities
    During the CIA’s Accelerated Wine and Beverage Program, you’ll experience the world of wines and beverages in one of the most inspiring settings -- California’s legendary Napa Valley. You’ll walk the vineyards, develop your palate in our extraordinary Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies, and learn with others who share your passion. AWBP will give you the best, hands-on education The Culinary Institute of America is known for the world over. Inquire now. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Food for thought 
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him."
--Romain Gary,
French diplomat, novelist, film director and aviator

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