Some food stories and news to brighten up this gloomy, grey weekend…
Ugly European vegetables got a self-esteem boost this week when the EU changed their ban on imperfect looking vegetables.
Wondering what wine to pair with your Thanksgiving feast? Uncorked is next Thursday. Have a pre-Thanksgiving meal with various wines and donate your cash to a good cause.
In the mood for Pumpkin Pie yet? FoodieTots has a great recipe with fresh local ingredients. No canned pumpkin for her!
Slashfood shared the top 5 weirdest Skittles videos.
After the jump, meet the hottest chef in Peru, restaurant giveaways, find out which hard candy has a “musk” flavor option and Top Chef aplenty!
Meet Chef Gaston Acurio, one of the hottest chefs in Peru.
With the economy shrinking, quick service restaurants are in an all out battle for your attention and dollars. Dunkin Donuts is kicking off their holiday promo. Tic Tac and Pizza Hut are offering free music downloads. Burger King is giving away 500 Wiis.
Google is also hitting harder times. They’ve cut back the hours on their (free food) cafeteria and – horrors – cancelled afternoon tea! (podcast.)
The latest season of Top Chef premiered to record ratings last week. Do you have a favorite yet? Naturally we’re rooting for local girl Carla Hall. If you’re cheering for Team Rainbow, Bravo is banking on you. Team Rainbow shirts are already available for sale online. Plus, last season’s favorite and winner, Stephanie Izzard, recently shared an update on her new restaurant.
The UN released a cookbook this week in celebration of… the potato.
Did you know this is a Miss Garlic competition?
The Food Network’s Allton Brown is set to shill for Welch’s.
Mmm… musk-flavored Lifesavers.
Sam Adams Chocolate Bock is back for the holidays. Itty Bitty Boozey Betty, are you reading this?