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At San Francisco's SPQR, chef Matthew Accarrino gives Northern Californian ingredients a little Italian flair.
Accarrino has worked under industry heavyweights Rick Moonen, Todd English, Charlie Palmer and Tom Colicchio. He was also notably recruited in 2004 as opening sous chef of Thomas Keller’s three Michelin-starred Per Se.
Seeing as summer is the time to pack up the ol' station wagon and hit the road, Accarrino offers up his obligatory pit-stops on the ultimate culinary road trip through Italy. Not exactly Wally World, but it'll most certainly do.
5 Must-Eats on an Italian Road Trip: Matthew Accarrino
With the Deepwater Horizon oil spill closing waters to shrimpers off of Louisiana, many wonder if there will be more Louisiana fishermen in Texas waters trying to salvage their shrimping season.
According to new research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's decreased trans fat and saturated fats in their cooking oil between 1997 and 2008.
Though, health experts are warning not to skidaddle to the drive-thru just yet.
To celebrate its 65th anniversary and National Ice Cream Day on July 18, Baskin-Robbins is sending five of its 31 flavors off to the retirement home.
At the end of July, the ice cream chain will ice out Caramel Praline Cheesecake, Campfire S'mores, Apple Pie a La Mode, Superfudge Truffle and French Vanilla.
Better scoop 'em up before they melt away.
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Have it your musical way.
Burger King has introduced its first “Musical Shower” system in Roppongi, Japan - allowing customers to take a seat in one of the restaurant's booths, plug in their own iPod or iPhone and have songs of their choice "rain down" from an umbrella-shaped sound system.
Eatcyclopedia is our ever-expanding glossary of food terms, and we'll be highlighting a term from it each weekday. The entries include definitions and, where applicable, pronunciations and country of origin - all spelling bee competitor style. Want us this use it in a sentence? Okay, here goes.
Use: This soft shell crab was cooked in a cast iron skillet so the shell could crisp up in the screaming heat and become exceedingly scrumptious.
While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday and the most delicious finds on TV.
We're all ears for National Corn Fritters Day.
These down-home, crispy cakes are chock-a-block full of summertime corn kernels cut right off the cob.
Serve these puppies right out of the fryer: drizzle 'em with maple syrup (just trust us on this one), dip 'em in salsa or enjoy plain with just a sprinkling of salt. Fried Friday delight!
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WASHINGTON (CNN) - A peach is a peach is a peach - that is until you’ve had a tree ripened peach, picked just moments before you bite into it. It will change the way you look at fruit. At least it did for me.
Whole foodies, locavores, roof top gardeners, whatever food trend you’re into, bringing food from the farm to the table is undoubtedly hard work. I got the chance to see just how hard when I followed food from a local farm to a farmers market and then to the dinner table at a D.C. restaurant.
My journey started in West Virginia where I met up with Eli Cook, a farmer who owns approximately 200 acres of land two hours outside of Washington, D.C.