When Eatocracy launched in mid-June of this year, we knew we had a lot to say about how, why, where when and what people across the United States are eating. What took us by surprise and delight was the passionate response from readers who had a thing or ten (or 76,000+ if we're keeping track of comments stats) to say about hot button topics like vegetarianism, genetically modified food, open bars, school lunches and restaurant etiquette.
Here's a sampler platter of topics that stirred the pot this year. Consider it your amuse bouche for all the food fun we'll serve up in 2011.
June 21: Waiters even the score
July 12: A day two pigs would die
July 30 / August 3: Cash bars and the wrath of sober wedding guests
August 4: Five foods I’m only somewhat ashamed to say I love: James Oseland
September 7: I scream. You scream. Some of us scream for scream-free restaurants
September 17 and September 30: Five Reasons Not To Be A Vegetarian: Tim Love and Jane Velez Mitchell’s rebuttal
September 21: Some say Frankenfish, others call it a solution
September 28: The peanut butter ban
October 11 and November 1: Six ways customers tick off chefs and Five things chefs don't want you to know
December 2: What is Southern food?
December 21: Hungry at the holidays
Need something else to nibble on? Grab seconds of a dozen more posts that fanned the conversational flames.
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