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At Belle Campagne In Bordeaux, The Keyword Is Locavorism

Young chefs in this city exploit the terroir
Dec 17, 2014 1:00 pm

It's a Thursday night in Bordeaux's old town, but it's a young crowd gathering inside the glass-fronted wall of Belle Campagne. This restaurant, started a year ago by two friends from catering school, has earned raves not only in the city but around the country, partially for its lively atmosphere and crowd-pleasing menu but largely because the chef-0wners, Adrian Bacquet and Manuel Dagens, source nearly every ingredient from around the Aquitaine region. 

Jay Rayner Wants You To Reconsider Locavorism

And stop the oversimplification of food systems!
Dec 1, 2014 11:17 am

From Mark Bittman to Dan Barber to Mario Batali, leading American thinkers, writers and chefs suggest that the best way to eat right is to know your farmer. To embrace locally grown and produced ingredients. To shop at your local greenmarket when possible. Jay Rayner, however, has a different take on the subject. Jay who?

Is Farm-To-Table Becoming Too Expensive?

Chefs, purveyors discuss high cost of "quality"
Oct 16, 2012 9:01 am
Daniel Humm

Would you be willing to pay more at a restaurant that sources locally and seasonally over one that gets its supplies from wherever's the least expensive? This is the question that will make the farm-to-table movement either sink or swim. 

Drink Home Brew With Obama, Eat Welsh Cakes With Romney

This election, food and drink play a starring role
Aug 31, 2012 8:01 am
Obama drinking beer

The White House home brew and Ann Romney's Welsh cakes make news on the campaign trail this week. See what's got food-obsessed voters excited after the jump.

The World’s Top 5 Culinary Obsessions

Food freaks go wild from Barcelona to Brooklyn
Jun 13, 2012 8:01 am

If you're obsessed with ramps in the U.S. read on to see what other seasonal foods have fan followings around the world after the jump.

Is New York City Ready For A Foraging Restaurant?

Douglas Monsalud of Foragers City Table thinks so
Jun 4, 2012 12:01 pm

Douglas Monsalud gives us a brief history of foraging and compares Japanese and Mexican food in NYC and San Francisco. Read more after the jump.

Macy's Great American Chefs Tour Starts Today

Celebrity chefs begin a culinary road trip
May 30, 2012 10:16 am

Let the pros show you where to shop locally during Macy's Great American Chefs Tour. Find out more after the jump.

Local Agriculture Takes A Beating

Two farm-related food fights break out this week
May 18, 2012 8:01 am
Thomas Keller

Local food was involved in not one but two brawls this week resulting in nine arrests and an eruption of incensed tweets.

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