FOOD FUN: Fried Chicken Sandwiches & New Combinations

Top: Trending now, the “gourmet” fried chicken sandwich. This one is from Shake Shack. Bottom: Hold the bun and do something special, like the fried chicken with micro corn muffins and honey butter (for the chicken, not the biscuits) at Honey Butter Fried Chicken | Chicago.   According to Flavor & The Menu, a trends…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Farinata, Chickpea Pancake Snacks

Like pizza but not the gluten? Try farinata. Called by different names around the world, farinata is a thin, unleavened pancake or crêpe made of chickpea flour. Originating in Genoa, it become a popular food on the Ligurian coast, from Nice to Pisa. It’s not like a conventional, airy European pancake. Without leavening, it’s dense,…
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