Browsing the "New York City" Tag

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Could Foodborne Illness Outbreaks be Stopped by Yelp?

Yelp, the popular restaurant review (and other services) website, may be helpful in more ways than just showing you where to grab a delicious dinner. If you’ve ever scrolled through those reviews thinking that people were being dramatic when they claimed the food made them sick, you may want to take heed. Turns out the site may indirectly serve as a map to foodborne illness outbreaks.

May 31st

Earth Day Wine & Food Events In NYC

UPCOMING EARTH DAY EVENTS IN NYC Courtesy of Jaquelline Ottman, greenmarketing.com  Food Waste’s Shocking Truths: Hunger, Business and YOU – April 18  This event presented by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of NYC will make the business case for greater efficiency in the production, distribution and consumption of food. All that while you get […]

April 17th

Eating Vegan in New York City, Part 1

New York City, The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps…So many monikers for this world famous metropolis. One of the greatest cities in the world, a hub for business, entertainment and best of all, food! This island is home to some of the world’s best cuisine. Which is why one post is just not enough! I’ll start with a few delicious New York vegan hot spots but keep you wanting more in my next post! Let’s get started, shall we?

September 23rd

NYC Next to Ban Toys in Unhealthy Fast Food Meals (i.e. Happy Meals)?

If you’ve been a regular reader of Eat Drink Better, you know that we covered the San Francisco Happy Meal toy ban pretty extensively. And in December, I wrote a story titled “More Happy Meal Toy Bans on the Way?” in response to some push in Wisconsin to enact a similar ban.

Well, now, a little city in the Northeast that sometimes goes by the nickname “the Big Apple” is looking at implementing a similar ban as well. Yeah, you may have heard of this place, officially called New York City (formerly New Amsterdam).

April 18th

Taxing Soda to Take on Obesity in New York City

One in four New Yorkers is obese, and soda is America’s hottest scapegoat. New York City may implement an 18 percent sales tax on soda and sugary drinks in the name of reducing obesity and raising money for health programs. This proposal has sparked debate about the the efficacy of the tax and the potential […]

December 17th

Behind Gavin Kaysen: Award-Winning Chef and Vegetarian Virtuoso

Behind the Burner brings us another beacon of culinary mastery, Gavin Kaysen, a renowned chef whose vibrant vegetarian dishes are as notable as he is, and whose unique approach to simplicity brings unexpected boldness to his creations. Currently the Executive Chef at one of New York City’s premier dining destinations, Café Bouloud, Gavin blends international flair with practical application, and […]

December 3rd