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Foodie Friday: Tasty Education at 3 New York City Foodie Destinations

Just recently, I had the pleasure of visiting one of the food capitals of the world: New York City. While there are endless world-class dining options worth visiting and writing about, I also enjoyed venturing out on some surprising excursions perfect for food enthusiasts. Here are 3 foodie destinations you should be sure to check out next time you’re in the Big Apple.

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Foodie Friday: 5 Ways to Be an Eco-Friendly Foodie for Earth Day

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April 22nd is Earth Day, and as usual, it’s another opportunity to hang our heads and feel guilty for wasting resources…er, wait—that’s not a celebratory attitude!

What if instead of another guilt trip, this year’s Earth Day serves as a fresh reminder to each do our part as healthy, caring, responsible Foodies? That’s exactly what today’s post is all about. Here are 5 easy ways to incorporate eco-friendliness into your foodie lifestyle—one delicious meal at a time!

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Foodie Friday: 5 Favorite Deli Destinations–It’s National Deli Meat Month!

Between digging into Corned Beef at St. Paddy’s Day, packing picnic provisions for the first day of Spring, and serving sandwich platters for March Madness, there’s plenty of opportunity to celebrate March as National Deli Meat Month. For today’s Foodie Friday, we’ll take a closer look at some top-notch delis across America and what makes them worth taking a number to enjoy their fresh, flavorful deli delights. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: 4 Innovative Retailers Reinventing Dining

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When you think of fresh and healthy, chef-driven, exceptional dining experiences, you probably don’t think about shopping for things like furniture, cars, and gardening tools. Yet several companies have changed the retail scene with unique, high-end food choices for their shoppers.

Today’s Foodie Friday takes a closer look at these pioneers of bringing a gourmet element to your next retail adventure.

 

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Foodie Friday: Compliments to the Chef! 3 James Beard Award Winners

chefEach year, the restaurant world buzzes with trends and triumphs of culinary merit. But who are the true leaders of food innovation?

The honors this year went to artisans who bring warmth, enthusiasm, talent—and an expert understanding of how to get the most out of each ingredient—to every plate.

For today’s Foodie Friday, we take a closer look at 3 acclaimed chefs who won big at the 2016 James Beard Awards and get a glimpse of how they inspire in the kitchen.

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Foodie Friday–Local Summer: 4 Fresh & Friendly Farmers Markets

Summer’s here! For foodies all over the country, this means it’s the perfect time to visit the local Farmers Market and take home ripe, fresh, best-in-season food. Today, we look at 4 farmers markets that offer exceptional goods and make their city food scene proud. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Fast and Foreign–3 Ways Fast-Casual is Going Global

Quick question: In an age where people are increasingly more choosy about what they eat, how much they eat, and the even story behind their food, how do you revitalize the image of tried-and-true American fast food?

These days, the answer seems to be written on the golden arches: Make it less American. We’ve highlighted the popularity of ethnic foods in previous blogs, but today’s Foodie Friday focuses more closely on the realm of fast-casual dining—and 3 smart ways savvy retailers have chosen to follow the ethnic food trend to spice up their menus, inspire their customers, and reinvent our notion of fast food beyond burgers and fries. (more…)

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Foodie Friday–What’s Next for Restaurants: 3 Top Trends for 2015

Attractive Woman Reading A Text Message“I don’t like looking back. I’m always constantly looking forward. I’m not the one to sort of sit and cry over spilled milk. I’m too busy looking for the next cow.”      —Chef Gordon Ramsay

If there’s one thing true about foodies, it’s that we’re always looking ahead to the future of food. Today, we explore three top trends you should expect to see emerging on the restaurant scene in 2015! (more…)

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Foodie Friday: 5 Foodie Resolutions for 2015!

2015 New Year

 

It’s the start of a new year, and we’re all making resolutions. Maybe you’re looking to kick a habit, reach some personal goals, or take on a new challenge. Today, we bring you our Top 5 Foodie Resolutions to make 2015 all the more adventurous, healthy, and delicious!

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