FOOD HOLIDAY: National Licorice Day & Licorice History

April 12th is National Licorice Day. We’ll let others debate the merits of Red Vines versus Twizzlers; our heart belongs to Australian licorice, which is spelled liquorice there and in other parts of the former British Empire. In 2011, the last year for which we could find figures, U.S. licorice sales topped $359 million, a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sashimi Tacos

Sashimi tacos at Haru restaurant in New York City. Photo courtesy Haru.   Given our love of fusion food, we were delighted to discover these sashimi tacos at Haru restaurant in New York City. You can make them full size or in miniature for appetizers and hors d’oeuvre. At Haru, the sashimi tacos are available…
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