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Watermelon Take Two

Summer is here and the bright, jewel tones of fresh watermelon are dressing up dishes from coast to coast. Most common appearances seem to be within invigorating summer salads, but the sweet magenta of this summer favorite shines as the star of Italian ice and even as a pickle.

James Beard Foundation announces 2013 awards nominees

The James Beard Foundation announced the final nominees for its annual recognition program, which honors the country’s best and brightest chefs, restaurants, bars, sommeliers and other industry luminaries.

Healthy beverages and delectable drinks may seem to be at opposite ends of the spectrum, but they’re moving closer all the time.

Owner Christopher Mullins is getting a jumpstart on fall at McGillin’s Olde Ale House in Philadelphia. The 152-year-old tavern launched its Oktoberfest celebration at the end of August. “We try to be the first for all of the holidays,” says Mullins.

The NRA Show draws quite an international list of attendees and one of the regulars is Peter Backman, managing director of Horizons, a foodservice research and consulting company based in London. Every year, we sit down for a quick meeting to compare notes about restaurant trends in America and Britain. Here are some of the things I learned during our May 6th chat.

On May 20 and 21, the Whole Food Market New Taste of the Upper West Side will showcase the area's best restaurants, cafes and sweet shops with a series of tastings, wine classes and live music. Here's a lineup of the participating restaurants and their menus.

You can’t learn everything in culinary school. Or business school. Some lessons you’ve just got to learn on the job. With that in mind we set out to gather a little collected wisdom from the industry on how to do some of the more obscure tasks an operator might face. Challenges abound out there. Hopefully this will help get you through a few of them.

HOUSTON (February 15, 2011 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco Corporation announced today that Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Laurel, MS) has been named Sysco's 2010 Supplier...

When you take three Iron Chefs out of Kitchen Stadium and place them before a live audience of avid listeners, they are very willing to forget their TV rivalry and battle scars. That was quite evident when Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto and Jose Garces traded quips on a Times Talk panel during the TV Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival on October 9.

HOUSTON (February 3, 2010 - GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Sysco Corporation announced today that Pactiv Corporation has been namedSysco’s 2009 Supplier of the Year...

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