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2014-04-17 08:25:43

URBANSPOON BREAKS DOWN THE SURPRISING ORIGINS OF FAMOUS FOODS SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While it's clear where some of our favorite dishes originated (let's be honest, no one asks where spaghetti came from), today's menus are chock full of new twists on old dishes and surprising inventions that have people waiting in lines for hours. But where do these fascinating foodie items, as well as some American classics, actually come from? Think Hamburgers started in Germany, or...

2014-04-16 08:29:25

NatGeoFood.com Bloggers Include Chef José Andrés, Writer Maryn McKenna andPolicy Blogger Mary Beth Albright WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National Geographic launches a Web portal, NatGeoFood.com, dedicated to exploring issues surrounding how we eat today and how we can provide food for all as the world's population grows and climate change impacts growing seasons and planting zones. NatGeoFood.com will aggregate content from a major series in...

2014-04-11 08:23:24

CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicagoans might see a familiar face when they tune in for the twelfth season of Hell's Kitchen on FOX this Spring. Chicago's own Chef Rich Mancini is pitted against fellow elite chefs hoping to earn the distinction "winner" of Chef Gordon Ramsay's volatile show. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140411/PH03245-a Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140411/PH03245LOGO-b Chef Rich is no stranger to celebrity. His talents...

2014-04-10 12:25:07

SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing American consumers' growing demand for Malaysian food imports, the epicenter of the world's first spice trade, Malaysia, has designated an official culinary emissary. The Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) has appointed acclaimed cookbook author, teaching Chef and spice expert, Christina Arokiasamy, as Malaysia's Food Ambassador to the U.S. for the Malaysia Kitchen Program. The Malaysia Kitchen Program (MKP)...

2014-04-10 08:26:14

Fans select Bobby Flay, Food Network Magazine and "Top Chef" as best of the best MINNEAPOLIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The people have spoken. After more than a month of voting, Tablespoon.com reveals the best food experiences America has to offer. The Munchies: People's Choice Food Awards served up 20 categories of Terrific Tastemakers, Best Bites and Delicious Destinations, and fan favorites such as Bobby Flay, Food Network Magazine and "Top Chef" bested the competition by...

2014-03-27 16:24:01

Yard, soon to be inducted into the prestigious "Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America" by the James Beard Foundation, has been selected to oversee all restaurant and concession concepts at iPic Theaters BOCA RATON, Fla., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iPic Entertainment, the fastest-growing luxury movie-watching experience in the nation, recognized for building visionary movie theater "escapes," today announces the appointment of James Beard-recognized Chef Sherry Yard as corporate...

2014-03-26 12:21:23

"Top Chef" favorites including Kristen Kish, Angelo Sosa, Tiffany Derry and Nina Compton spice up cruises beginning July 2014 NEW YORK and MIAMI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen former chef'testants of Bravo's Emmy® Award-winning series "Top Chef" will set sail on four exclusive Celebrity Cruises vacations beginning in July 2014 as part of the "Top Chef at Sea" experience. The Celebrity Cruises and Bravo partnership gives fans the opportunity to vacation with their favorite "Top...

2014-03-25 23:35:02

YumOYum is a way for consumers to find home cooks and chefs in their neighborhood. Its like Sittercity.com for Cooks. Portland,OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Busy parents and professionals who don’t have time to prepare meals everyday, can go to YumOYum and book a cook. Customers can have a cook arrive on a weekend and prepare the week’s dinners for their family. Also the meals can be highly personalized to suit everyone's needs, example: no dairy or gluten free or low carb or less...

2014-03-25 16:24:05

Safeco Field takes Northwest seafood to a new level, and offers up classic pub foods, with a Seattle twist, that pair well with local craft beer. SEATTLE and STAMFORD, Conn., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2014 season, the Seattle Mariners, hospitality partner Centerplate, along with its strategic hospitality design group, Centerplate Stir, and noted Seattle Chef and restaurateur Ethan Stowell, are continuing a successful collaboration that has won Safeco Field a reputation for...

2014-03-19 23:26:25

Washington, D.C.'s most famous chefs are back in the kitchen with leading physicians from The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates to offer a fresh, delicious video series and accompanying cookbook to support healthier eating and healthier lifestyles. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Like any great meal, a second helping is in demand. The new season of the Telly Award winning Epicure with the Chef MDs debuts online on March 25, 2014. The web series teams DC’s top...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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