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Guy Fieri's Trash Can Nachos, Elephant Feasts, Pizza Lobbyists

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 4, 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.

Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Healthy Corners Brings Life To Food-Desert Bodegas

What was once inaccessible, now right on the corner
Mar 4, 2015 3:00 pm

Delivering fruits and vegetables at below-market prices to 25 corner stores in some of D.C.'s poorest neighborhoods, DCCK's Healthy Corners initiative puts fresh ingredients and information on how to cook and eat them front and center, directly in reach of those who need them most. The response? Overwhelmingly positive. More peppers, please! Check out this video and see how the city's own residents are satisfying this urgent need. 

Go Nuts For These 10 Crunchy Pistachio Recipes

Sweet 'n savory dishes starring the great pistachio
Mar 4, 2015 1:00 pm

Nothing livens up a great dish like a little crunch, right? Consider the pistachio in all its sweet, savory, salty and crunchy glory. Whether you're enhancing dinner or dessert, there's a way to incorporate this versatile little nut in a way that will make your dining companions very happy. Stuffed into scallops? Yes, please! Crunchifying chicken wings? Definitely. And you should see what pistachios do to a ribeye steak. Seriously, come see.

Voting Is Open In The Munchies Food Awards

Take part in the annual People's Choice Awards
Mar 4, 2015 12:30 pm

The time is now to have your voice heard in all things food! Voting is open for Tablespoon's fourth annual Munchies: People’s Choice Food Awards, where you can decide on the best tastes, faces and places in the country. A total of 43 culinary experts were involved in assembling nominees for 20 categories.

A Vital Tool For Lazy Cooks: The Stirio Will Stir Your Pot So You Don't Have To

Just clamp the device to your cookware and move on
Mar 4, 2015 10:00 am

The Stirio is a strange piece of culinary tech. The device, which looks like a small off-board motor, clamps to the edges of pots and stirs the contents for you. It's meant to be left alone so you can attend to other things. Writer Nicholas Kavalier tries it out, with minimal effort.

Chicago Chef Paul Kahan Is Calling All Competent Cooks

Blackbird boss talks Midwest hospitality, expansion
Mar 4, 2015 9:00 am

Paul Kahan has been on a roll lately. Beyond his celebrated Chicago newcomers Nico Osteria and Dove's Luncheonette, the chef who first elevated Chicago dining with Blackbird in 1998 now has another eight restaurant projects in the pipeline. Yet empire is not his end goal. “At the end of the day, I would trade it all in for a tiny little restaurant where we could touch every single diner,” he says.

Winemakers Bug Out About Pesticides, Palm Springs Gets Brooklyn Tacos, Juice Redux

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 3, 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.

Win A Dream Kitchen From Cochon 555

Food Republic is partnering with Cochon for contest
Mar 3, 2015 2:30 pm

Your dream kitchen might be just one click away, courtesy of Cochon 555. As part of its U.S. tour, the cooking competition is partnering with Food Republic — along with Williams-Sonoma, Wilsonart, Chefs Feed and Shun Cutlery — to give away over $14,000 worth of culinary prizes. Included in this exclusive package are a resurfaced kitchen, Open Kitchen cookware and a trip to Napa Valley.

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