Weekly Food News Round-Up
Brittany | Nov 21, 2012 | 11:30AM |


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Obviously, it’s Thanksgiving week. The number one food week of the year.

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You need our Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving right  now.

Are you planning on eating any other meals this week? Well, ok. How about Jose Andres’ food truck?

Our Beajoulais Nouveau release party was just the refined wine-tasting affair you’ve come to expect.


Notable New York chef John Mooney has announced he will open a restaurant in D.C.’s Union Market in Spring 2013. Mooney’s latest venture, Bell Book & Candle in New York’s West Village, has received critical acclaim for his ability to fuse classic cooking with sustainability. At Union Market, Mooney will open a restaurant with a contemporary American menu and similar focus on local, sustainable ingredients.

Even presidentially-pardoned turkeys have “short retirements.”

Seasonal Pantry’s chef Dan O’Brien shows how to make  some simple/quick/delish side dishes for Thanksgiving – or whenevs.

Black Friday food/dining deals are apparently now a whole thing.

Bankrupt Boston-based pizza chain Upper Crust has closed their D.C. location along with ten others.

Cute new food mag Saucy wants your Kickstarter support.

Designer Jonathan Adler’s newest shop just opened in Georgetown, which we know left you asking yourself, “What does designer Jonathan Adler eat for breakfast and would he artfully arrange it on colorful dishes?” Now you can know.

There’s no need to panic, another snack company will likely buy the profitable Twinkie brand.

Twinkies sale

 Meet the Twinkie that has been preserved for over 30 years

Pig genome has been sequenced – scientists working towards tastier bacon

Starbucks to Buy Teavana For $620M, Plans to ‘Globally Transform’ Tea Industry

Blood Dinner, Created By Several Atlanta Chefs, Showcases High-End Treatment Of Bodily Fluid

Blood Dinner

We told you about sushi cologne a few weeks back, now here’s… edible deodorant:

Deo Perfume Candy

Guy Fieri’s restaurant was slammed (brave piece of writing you guys), but in more subversive news, a critic has now torn down Gordon Ramsay’s new eatery.

Well’s Vegetarian Thanksgiving 2012 – Every fall, The New York Times’ Well goes vegetarian, offering delicious no-meat recipes for your holiday table from some of your favorite chefs and cookbook authors.




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