FOOD FUN: Homage To The Square

As a student, we loved the “Homage To The Suare” paintings of Josef Albers, who created more than a thousand squares-within-squares over a 25-year period. When we saw this photo of a dish from Daniel restaurant in New York City, we thought: square food, square plates. You’ll be the opposite of a square when you…
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NEWS: Americans Making Better-For-You Food Choices At Restaurants

We met our brother for lunch this weekend at California Pizza Kitchen. As we both ordered from what we considered to be the “better-for-you” salad menu, Brother, an attorney, looked at the small print. “Yikes,” he said, “My Cobb Salad has 941 calories. I thought salads were supposed to be low-calorie!” Well, er, not when…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: The Best Foods Of 2009, Part 2, Sweet Foods

A brownie with Somebody’s Mother’s heavenly white chocolate sauce. Photo by Corey Lugg | THE NIBBLE.   This is the second part of our “The Best Of 2009”: the Top Pick Of The Week specialty and gourmet food products that have become a permanent part of our lives. This week, our picks are the sweet…
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NEWS: Oatmeal, The New “Hot” Food?

A healthy, hearty bowl of Holly’s Oatmeal. Starbucks began selling oatmeal in portable covered bowls this fall, and it has proven to be one of the most successful food products the company has introduced, according to an article in this week’s Wall Street Journal. Smoothie chain Jamba Juice has launched oatmeal in Chicago, with a…
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