Welcome to Food Week August 22 – 28, 2022. Among other stories, coffee shops are doing very well, thank you, due to unflagging consumer demand for the liquid gold. It’s dry everywhere but especially in Western US which will lead to higher vegetable prices this winter. And how ultra-processed foods make you literally crazy. Enjoy!
The trick to getting your employees to come back to the office? Good food.
A Thai restaurant has been boiling the same stew continuously for 45 years. We had previously written about 4 year preparation of mole at Pujol but this is another order of magnitude. I bet they are afraid to stop.
FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
Americans’ love of beef is destroying the Amazon. The problem is that the land is so cheap (often stolen, essentially) that even though it isn’t great grazing, producers use it anyway.
As a kid, Rainbow Cone was one of my great joys. It is a series of ice cream and sherbet flavors heaped into one. It was wonderful and while a series of pistachio, orange sherbet and then vanilla sounds like it won’t work, well… you’ve never had a Rainbow Cone. This treat will soon be available via franchising.