This past spring, we presented a list of some of our favorite burger places from coast-to-coast. Since then, many more delightfully saucy patties cropped up on the scene and we can’t try them fast enough.
Ever since Sriracha exploded a few years ago, the amount of spicy food on any given restaurant menu has reached new heights. Changing consumer tastes and changing demographics have called for more fiery foods and restaurants are spicing up their offerings. Think about it — when was the last time you were in a restaurant that didn’t have hot sauce on hand?
Ever wonder how the first Olympic athletes trained and ate? If you’re looking to celebrate the Summer Games with some great Greek foods, you’ve got a rich history to draw on. In honor of the approaching Olympic games, let’s dive deeper into Ancient Greek eating habits and how they compare to traditional Greek foods today.
Is it a fruit? Is it a vegetable? Who cares, it’s delicious! The great tomato debate has kept us intrigued since we first realized this fruit was sitting on the veggie side of the stands. But while you may say tomato and others say tomahto, there are too many tasty types of tomatoes to call the whole thing off.
If you’ve dined out recently, you’ve probably noticed the increasing appearance of raw fish on restaurant menus. Many chefs have discovered that a number of fish and shellfish don’t need to be heated prior to serving and that they are incredibly tasty served au naturel — uncooked and with just a few simple ingredients. While ceviche and crudo have been leading the raw movement, the Hawaiian dish “poke” (pronounced POH-kay) has recently graduated to trend-of-the-moment status, delighting diners from sea to shining sea. If you’re wondering, “What is poke?” you’re not alone. These raw seafood dishes originate from different regions, but …
Popular in the US for decades because of a winning combination of healthy benefits and delicious flavors, Mediterranean cuisine keeps winning fans. With an emphasis on fresh vegetables, lean meats like fish and the good healthy fats found in olive oil and legumes, it’s no wonder that people are exploring these ingredients more. But what makes it Mediterranean, exactly?
Shrimp is delicious, versatile and often (lovingly) referred to as the “fruit of the sea.” Rising in popularity when shrimp farming took off in China in the 1980s, shrimp dishes can be enjoyed in a myriad of ways — barbecued, boiled, broiled, baked, sauteed and more — at restaurants across the country.
A popular ingredient in dishes of all seasons and from all parts of the world, sausage is an incredibly versatile food. It complements a wide range of seasonings and ingredients, displaying unique flavors that pair well with many global cuisines. But with so many different types of sausage out there, how do you choose? Get to know the most popular types of sausage across regions so you can be the most knowledgeable one at the table, no matter what you’re eating.
Bacon’s not just for your morning routine anymore. Though traditionally served with eggs and sausage as part of a full breakfast, over the past few years, bacon dishes (and drinks!) have been showing up at all times of day, ranging everything from creative salads to thirst-quenching cocktails.
Lobster and bread are two of our favorite foods on their own. But what happens when you put them together, like the inspired geniuses at Perry’s of Milford, Connecticut did for the first time in 1929? You get an even tastier treat — lobster sandwiches.