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Long Misunderstood, Appalachian Food Finds the Spotlight

Chefs like Sean Brock and Katie Button are embracing and expanding on the region's cooking, which is far more varied than most people realize. ASHEVILLE, N.C. - If you were...  more »

Chefs Make Way for Mushrooms

When The New York Times publishes its annual list of hot food trends, people in the food industry pay close attention. So it was notable that the Times named the mushroom an it...  more »

Southern Revival: Traditional Cuisine Gets an International Flair

An Interview with Chef Alex Harrell The question “What’s on the menu?” is giving rise to a new answer in the South with the evolution of Southern Revival cuisine. A testament to...  more »

10 Lauded African American Chefs to Celebrate Black Culinary Culture Next Month

For the first time, 10 esteemed black chefs and industry members will come together in Chicago to honor African American culinary icon Edna Lewis at an event called the South Side...  more »

New York City’s StarChefs 2019 Rising Stars Go Back to the Basics

Last month, the up-and-coming chefs that are shaping New York’s culinary landscape—also known as StarChefs’ 2019 Rising Stars—gathered at the Symrise roundtable to talk about the...  more »

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The Influence of Simple and Minimalist Lifestyle on Food and Drink

Trend Perspectives by Cynthia Maxwell Remember the tiny house trend? How about the overwhelmingly popular New York Times Bestseller, Spark Joy by Marie Kondo? If you're a regular...  more »

What South America's Top Chef Has Cooked Up For Miami Beach

We have no idea what feasts are like in the afterlife, but if we had to guess, wed bet that they look and taste a lot like this years Once Upon a Kitchen, an elaborate epicurean...  more »

Royal Kona Chef Combines Local Ingredients, Global Influences

George Gomes Jr. was born on Oahu and raised on the Island of Hawaii, where he has spent much of his life and first developed a passion for cooking. So when he was hired as the...  more »

Adding a Mexican Touch to Southern Cuisine

Turnip greens and corn tortillas-just one yummy example of how chef Eddie Hernandez blends the flavors of the American South with those of Mexico. [more...]Flavor trends don't stop...  more »

The Vibrant and Gourmet Flavors Driving Trends in 2019

The love for good food has become the number one topic for people today. As a result of the artisanal craft food movement and the chef-driven “gourmetization” of casual eating, the...  more »

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