Did you know that TV Food Network personality and cookbook author Sandra Lee is Andrew Cuomo's girlfriend?
A new wine competition eschews swirling, gurgling, and spitting in favor of how normal people actually consume wine: drinking it.
These kids eating utensils brings new meaning to playing with your food. The Constructive Eating utensil set includes a "Fork Lift" Fork, "Bulldozer" Pusher, and "Front Loader" Spoon. The utensils are designed with textured handles, made with PVC-free, phthalate-free plastic, and are dishwasher safe. $19.95 at The Spoon Sisters.
An Australian chef creates tapas for Ikea using Swedish ingredients and techniques inspired by Ferran Adria.
On Friday, February, I will be moderating "Afternoon Snack," a panel discussion on the intersection of food and social media. The panel, which is part of Social Media Week, will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m at the Whole Foods Market Bowery, 95 East Houston Street.
The panelists include Liza Mosquito de Guia, Founder & Chief Storyteller, food. curated, Cathy Erway, Not Eating Out in New York, Nick Fauchald, editor-in-chief, Tasting Table, Emily Fleischaker, Associate Multimedia Editor, Bon Appétit, Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, Food52, Nicole Taylor, host, Hot Grease, Heritage Radio Network, and moderator Josh Friedland (me), Editor & Publisher, The Food Section & GastroBuzz. Milk and cookies will be served.
The Huffington Post has questions about Gwyneth Paltrow's latest Goop: why is she making a Vietnamese salad two weeks into a three-week juice cleanse? Why is she sleeveless in January (and making a refreshing salad, to boot)? And, where's her red kabbalah bracelet? And, you were worried about the fate of health care reform.
The Wall Street Journal reviews several mail order knife sharpening services. Who knew?
Buy some sweets at this multi-location bakesale (Pizzaiolo, 5008 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland; Gioia Pizzeria, 586 Hopkins Street, Berkeley; Bi-Rite Market, 3639 18th Street, San Francisco) on Saturday, January 23, and help out the earthquake victims.