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Contaminated Chickens, Texting Delivery App, BBQ, Beer And Bourbon

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Feb 26, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it's news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Holy Grail Status: Perfect Paleo Pie Crust Recipe

Flaky pie crust that doesn't miss the gluten
Feb 26, 2015 2:30 pm
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Photo: Lea Valle

It can be done! All your favorite desserts in paleo-friendly format. With recipes that are all gluten-free but full of flavor, paleo blogger Lea Valle takes the cake when it comes to sweet treats. Or in this case, the greatest paleo pie crust ever created. 

Design We're Feeling: Hook Cookware

A New Wave pots-and-pans set for Generation Y
Feb 26, 2015 2:00 pm

It takes a lot to get us to put down our tried-and-true pots and pans by cookware giants, but Karim Rashid's line of Hook cookware is more than just bold looks. The award-winning collection features hooked handles and lids to maximize hanging-storage options. And given how striking the black and Day-Glo green nonstick pans are, you'll definitely want to show them off.

Greek Wine 101: A Guide To Varieties, Pairings And Exciting Regions

Wines from Greece have never been hotter
Feb 26, 2015 1:00 pm

When you look at a Greek wine list, it can seem intimidating. And while Greek wine is still relatively unknown, there has recently been a change in how Americans are starting to receive it. Kamal Kouiri, wine director and general manager of New York City's famed Molyvos, breaks down the country's strong wine history and provides tips on varieties, pairings and ordering successfully.

Chicken Inside A Lamb Inside A Camel? The Bizarre History Of Meat Mash-ups.

Before the turducken, there were other odd combos
Feb 26, 2015 12:00 pm

The turducken might be the most famous meat-stuffed meat in modern times. But history and literature are full of similarly stunning feats of butcher-shop engineering. William Bostwick cuts through the many layers for a revealing look at meat mash-ups past and present.

Newspaper Reporter Works At A Chipotle And Finds Out All Kinds Of Secrets

Chain has to balance food quality and speed
Feb 26, 2015 11:30 am

Chances are you’ve waited in line during the lunch rush for a burrito, taco or bowl from Chipotle. And chances are your meal was largely similar to the one you had the last time you were there. And the time before that. That’s because employees at all of the chain Mexican grill’s near-1,800 locations have been thoroughly trained in each and every aspect of food preparation and service. A reporter from The Wall Street Journal recently worked at a Chipotle location for two days to learn the formula behind the chain's continued success.

Original Szechuan Don Peter Chang Is Getting Into The Fast-Casual Game

A slimmer, still spicy menu for new Virginia digs
Feb 26, 2015 10:00 am

The famously nomadic cult figure of classic Szechuan cooking in America, Peter Chang, has something remarkably contemporary in the works: a casual spot that will serve a pared-down version of the celebrated chef's usual repertoire inside an existing Chinese restaurant in Virginia. That's right, a fast-casual joint, or Szechuan Chipotle, if you will. Albeit one bearing the legendary chef's own distinctive branding: Peter Chang Wok it will be called.

Taco Bell Gets On The Sriracha Bandwagon, Yuzu-Flavored Eggs, Whisky Live

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Feb 25, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it's news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

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