Category Archives: Food for Thought

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

Why do they hate us?

There has been alot of hand-wringing over the last few years about America’s standing in the world. Is there anything can we do about it? Fortunately, American culture is thriving overseas. And it’s good news when a large American consumer … Continue reading

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McRib is Back!

There are many unexplainable phenomena in our world — UFOs, Bigfoot, Carrot Top. But perhaps none more unexplainable than that culinary equivalent of a Jerry Springer show — McDonald’s McRib sandwich. The McRib sandwich has a long and storied fast … Continue reading

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Whole Foods gets a bailout; Luby’s doesn’t – yet

Not unexpectedly, the economic tough times are taking a toll on high-end supermarkets like Whole Foods. But there’s always someone willing to throw good money after bad. Whole Foods had a bad quarter. No big surprise. Fortunately a sugar-daddy stepped … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of The "World’s Best Restaurant"

The grand guru of Foodie culture, Ferran Adria, is out with a new book containing 30 recipes from his landmark restaurant and food lab El Bulli. However there is one caveat: Do not try these recipes at home! Several years … Continue reading

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How to be a Foodie and not get fat

Being passionate about food and restaurants is both a blessing and a curse. You get to spend alot of time in great places, with great people, eating great food. On the other hand alot of the food you eat is … Continue reading

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