Category Archives: Food for Thought

Writing that features a discussion or debate about food related issues.

No One Cares About Your Food Blog

I just finished writing a 5000 word blog post about a dish that no one eats anymore. I didn’t plan to write that many words, but the dish, spaghetti alla carbonara, turned out to have a fascinating history and a … Continue reading

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On This Day, Louie Mueller Takes the Prize

You can almost see the weight of 60 years of barbecue tradition bearing down on the shoulders of Wayne Mueller, third generation heir to the Louie Mueller Texas barbecue dynasty. The faithful line up at Louie Mueller Barbecue I say … Continue reading

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Max’s Goes Molecular

Max’s Wine Dive is definitely one of the most unique concepts in Houston dining. Well known among both Houston foodies and the see-and-be-seen hipster set, Max’s bills itself as “Haute Dogs and Shiraz, Kobe Burgers and Cabernet, Fried Chicken and … Continue reading

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What’s the big deal about food?

You get hungry. You go to the supermarket. You buy a steak and a potato. You grill the steak and bake the potato. You eat. You are satisfied. You go to sleep. The process starts again the next day. So … Continue reading

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2009: The Year of the Foodie

Tim Hayward decided! What not to miss in 2009 “ For as long as we can remember, the aspirational figures in society have been business people, shouting into mobiles, moving money around, bustling here and there and “generating wealth”. They’ve … Continue reading

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