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McCormick & Schmick’s Sells 6.3% Share; Seattle City Council Votes To Expand Food Truck Scene

McCormick & Schmick’s Sells 6.3% Share; Seattle City Council Votes To Expand Food Truck Scene

Back in the saddle after a few weeks off, there have been a handful of interesting food newsbits that have come across my desk over the last week. First, the latest on the McCormick & Schmick’s saga. As I noted back in April, the 94-unit Portland-based steak and seafood house was looking at a possible […]

July 20, 2011 | By
McBride Departs Colicchio & Sons; Bourdain Takes To Social Media

McBride Departs Colicchio & Sons; Bourdain Takes To Social Media

Via a speculative post on Eater, restaurant fans learned today that Colicchio & Sons chef de cuisine Shane McBride would be moving on from his position at the New York restaurant. McBride, who has been a part of the Colicchio staff for the last three years, formerly manned the Craftsteak kitchen helm before making the […]

December 23, 2010 | By
Predictions for 2011 Food and Beverage Trends

Predictions for 2011 Food and Beverage Trends

With the new year nearly upon us, it’s time for the annual Daily Blender wrap up of predicted food and beverage trends from around the web. Starting us off is food service research and consulting firm, Technomic. Always with a finger on the pulse of the food industry, the folks at Technomic suggest that food […]

December 14, 2010 | By
The Side Dish: Keeping It Professional

The Side Dish: Keeping It Professional

When I began in the food industry, it had more to do with paintbrushes and less to do with pots and pans. The local apple orchard was a popular one and they hired high school students to work their frenzy of a fall festival from August to November every year. Seasonal hires would work tirelessly […]

February 18, 2010 | By
Today’s Food Newsbits: Humane Society Takes IHOP To Task; Sifton Warms Up at the Times

Today’s Food Newsbits: Humane Society Takes IHOP To Task; Sifton Warms Up at the Times

This week, the Humane Society of the United States began a campaign against popular breakfast spot, IHOP, or the International House of Pancakes. Following the release of details from an undercover investigation by activist group Compassion Over Killing, which reported the horrendous conditions of IHOP egg supplier Michael Foods, the Humane Society is petitioning IHOP […]

September 17, 2009 | By
Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Here it is – the official wrap up from my Food & Wine Classic weekend extravaganza! I made sure to throw in a few of my favorite photos from the event as well! My five favorite moments from Aspen: 1) Cooking Demonstrations with Jose Andres. Oh Jose! Such a funny man. The sassy Spaniard brought […]

June 26, 2009 | By
Friday Five: Five Foodie Fathers We Love

Friday Five: Five Foodie Fathers We Love

Father’s Day is upon us once again! Time to give thanks for those special Dads in our lives. As with every Hallmark holiday, though, remember Father’s Day should be every day – not just one day a year. Today, we’re listing our five favorite foodie fathers – Dads who are proactive  foodies and fathers! 1) […]

June 19, 2009 | By
The Side Dish: The State of the (Food) Union

The Side Dish: The State of the (Food) Union

Even as I prep for my adventure to the extravagant Aspen Food & Wine Classic this weekend, I’m still focused on the current recession and the depressing state of the economy. Job growth slowly inches up, home sales are slowly increasing, people might actually start eating out again. Your neighbors are still struggling, though. Food […]

June 18, 2009 | By
Upcoming Food Festivals and Events – Aspen, Seattle, New York

Upcoming Food Festivals and Events – Aspen, Seattle, New York

We’re only a week away from the mother of all food festivals, the Aspen Food & Wine Classic. Sponsored by Food & Wine, the Aspen Food & Wine Classic looks to be a fantastic adventure! A few of the events we’re looking forward to include: Asian Tapas with Ming Tsai Osteria Mozza with Mario Batali […]

June 8, 2009 | By
Friday Five: Five Foodies to Follow on Twitter

Friday Five: Five Foodies to Follow on Twitter

More new Daily Blender categories! Yay! This week, we’re starting a Friday Five, where we feature our favorite foodie fives – recipes, websites, YouTube videos, social media links, and anything else we like that’s food-related! Today, we’re listing a few of our favorite foodie Twitterers (Tweeters? Tweeties? Tweeterazzi?). Sure – I know you’re already following […]

June 5, 2009 | By
Real Food Wednesdays with Real Food Media!

Real Food Wednesdays with Real Food Media!

Thanks to the Twitterverse, we’ve stumbled across a great collection of food blogs at Real Food Media. Today, the Kelly the Kitchen Kop is hosting Real Food Wednesdays, packed with great links to real food posts! Check it out here!

May 13, 2009 | By
Vegas Uncork'd Kicks Off With Events at PURE!

Vegas Uncork'd Kicks Off With Events at PURE!

Woo! I finally made it in to Las Vegas late last night to start the Vegas Uncork’d show! Arriving to the late-night benefit at PURE for Three Square, the intimate gathering atop the Caesar’s nightclub was a great way to start the party. Fellow foodie guests included Bon Appetit’s Barbara Fairchild, Andrew Knowlton, spirits consultant […]

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