Season’s Greetings! A Happy New Year to you all! If you read my last “Neighborhood Nibbles” post, you’ll know that recently, three good friends of mine (who also happen to be chefs) visited me in Nashville. They came into town for some NFL football, delicious food, and Southern hospitality. They were very clear about what they wanted “food-wise”: Simple, flavorful Southern-style foods. And, of course, they also wanted to try any Nashville-specific specialties. (more…)
Recently, three good friends of mine (who also happen to be chefs) visited me in Nashville. They came into town for some NFL football, delicious food, and Southern hospitality. They were very clear about what they wanted “food-wise”: They wanted to eat some simple, flavorful Southern-style foods. And, of course, they also wanted to try any Nashville-specific specialties. (more…)
Pull out the panini press, grab your spatulas, and grate up your favorite cheddar: It’s National Grilled Cheese Month!
In honor of this beloved comfort food, we’re sharing some expert advice for making the best grilled cheese sandwich, as well as sharing some gourmet grilled cheese recipes from the cheese connoisseurs of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Say cheese!
I’ll admit it: I’m a meathead.
My more than 30-year career in and around the meat industry has given me many up-close engagements with the world of meat—from farming and production to processing and packaging to retailing and marketing. That’s why I’m looking forward to the 2018 Annual Meat Conference this weekend, hosted in my hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. The conference will provide attendees with a jam-packed weekend of networking, learning, connecting, and immersing themselves in this innovative and essential industry. Today, we’ll look at a few exciting meat-centric trends sure to be on display at the AMC this weekend.
Happy Foodie Friday! Last week, I shared part 1 of my presentation from this year’s IDDBA: Experiences that Engage. Today, we’ll dive into part 2 and talk about the Four Es of an Engaging Experience—and how I’ve seen this in action in my hometown of Nashville Tennessee! But before we do that, I’d like to share a story from the Pacific Northwest.
If you’re living in a major city with a thriving food scene, you’ve probably become aware of the innovative trend among foodies that combines creative, chef-driven menus with an opportunity to socialize with like-minded, culinary-curious diners: pop-up dinners.
Today, we’ll take a look at the pop-up dinner trend and some folks who exemplify how to share great food in an unconventional setting.
I recently had the pleasure of visiting celebrity chef and host of The Chew Carla Hall‘s newest food venture: Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen in New York City. As a Nashville native, Carla brings Music City’s most prized southern delicacy—Nashville Hot Chicken—to the Big Apple. Today, we take a closer look at Carla’s southern food concept and celebrate the delicious culinary creations she shares with the world.
Each 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.