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Hot Dogs, Fried Chicken, Smoothies, Summer Recipes: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic

A few of the big stories of the week
May 22, 2015 2:00 pm

We pride ourselves on being quite the jet-setters here at Food Republic. Just this week, we put together an infographic about hot dogs from all parts of the globe, wrote restaurant guides to Rome, Italy, and Houston, Texas, traveled with Anthony Bourdain to shoot Parts Unknown in Madagascar and heard from chef Leah Cohen about her noodle-oriented trip to Southeast Asia. All that and more on this week’s hot topics on Food Republic.

Burger Blends, Banning Food Writers, BBQ At Home: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic

A few of the big stories of the week
May 15, 2015 3:00 pm

It’s almost grilling season! With Memorial Day weekend kicking off in just seven days, we have burgers and barbecue on our minds. So what are the best burger blends to use, and what’s the one essential ingredient for BBQ’ing at home? We took a look at what exactly counts as a “modern classic” cocktail, talked craft beer with one of NYC’s best-known brew advocates and checked out George Mendes’s new cervejaria. Check out what else we discovered this week.

James Beard Awards, Secret Queso, Food In Harlem: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic

A few of the big stories of the week
May 8, 2015 3:00 pm

Another James Beard Awards week has come and gone, and Monday night’s ceremonies in Chicago honored chefs and restaurants from around the United States. Here at Food Republic, we honored a few topics very near and dear to our hearts: the foods of Thailand (non-Thai in this case), a craft-beer bar explosion in Philly and, of course, a secret queso recipe we found at the hottest restaurant in NYC. We also debuted a new column aimed at highlighting hotels around the best food-focused hotels around the world. All that and more, on this week’s hot topics.

Yelp Might Be Sold. What Does This Mean For User-Generated Restaurant Reviews?

Review site is making big waves again
May 8, 2015 9:00 am

Andrew Zimmern once called it “a forum for uninformed morons.” But the forum is also raking in visitors — over 140 million of them each month, to be exact. The Wall Street Journal reports that Yelp is working with investment bankers and has been in touch with potential buyers in recent weeks. The San Francisco-based company is valued at almost $3 billion and could fetch more than $3.5 billion in a sale. But what does this all mean?

Pure Sugar Reduces Stress, Paper-Bag Lunch Art Being Criticized

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Apr 30, 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.

Startup Allows You To Just Text “Yes” For Food Delivery

The Arcade site just launched in New York City
Apr 27, 2015 11:00 am

Hungry for lunch but don’t have time to leave your desk? There are plenty of food delivery services for that. But after creating or signing in to your account, narrowing down your preferred cuisines, navigating the hundreds of nearby options and stressing over minimum delivery amounts just to end up choosing a single dish, have you really saved any time at all? Probably not. Luckily, there’s now a way to order lunch in a mere second, and it all begins with the word “yes.”

Salted Brownie Beer, Cheese Alters History, Grain-To-Bottle Whiskey

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Apr 16, 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.

Mayonnaise Madness, Vegan-Friendly Milk, Tablets Replacing Restaurant Menus

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Apr 15, 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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