TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Chocolate Mint Day

We devoured our box of Chocolate Mint Brownies from Solomon’s Gourmet Cookies. They look great, taste great, and are kosher, too.   February 19th is National Chocolate Mint Day. What is it with these government bodies that are holiday-granters? Didn’t they notice that last week, February 11th, was Peppermint Patty Day (the food, not Charlie…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Pot Luck

Invite food-loving friends to a fun, “pot luck” brunch, cocktails or coffee klatsch. Ask everyone to bring a favorite specialty food or beverage appropriate to the occasion, that the other guests would enjoy tasting. They’ll also need to bring the accoutrement(s) required to serve their food (e.g., bread or crackers for spreads, crudités for dips…
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NEWS: Guide Michelin Says The Best Food City In The World Is NOT Paris

The best restaurant city in the world has no Eiffel Tower. Photo of Tokyo by Yoichiro Nishimura | SXC.   Zut alors! By a huge margin, Guide Michelin, the French-owned restaurant-rating bible, has declared the finest food city in the world to be not Paris, not New York, not San Francisco…but Tokyo. Gastrotourists, get ready.…
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NEWS: New Butter Convenience From Land O Lakes

If you use salted butter, Land O Lakes has some new packaging that may make your life easier—or at least, keep your butter fresher. Butter is a very delicate product, and picks up flavors and scents adrift in your refrigerator. If you’re not a big butter user, and have a stick unwrapped for a couple…
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