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Entries Tagged as 'Eating out'

Roundup: Updates, news…and still lagging

October 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Roundup: Updates, news…and still lagging · Books about food, Eating out, Roundup

I’m so behind in so many things, but here, nevertheless, are some updates as some items of interest. Of course, I haven’t read my RSS feeds in days, but I’m doing what I can. Updates Perhaps you remember the following items from a couple of weeks ago: Meryl makes a good case for me to […]

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Roundup: Fun food activities plus food for thought

October 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments · Books about food, Eating out, Food in the news, local food, Roundup

A big week for food fans is shaping up here in Lawrence, and there are other items of interest, too. Read on… Put these activities on your schedules: Friday, Oct. 3: Chef Kurt Michael Friese will speak and sign his book, A Cook’s Journey: Slow Food in the Heartland at KU. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. […]

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Roundup: Research, taxes, crops, wine

September 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Roundup: Research, taxes, crops, wine · Eating out, Food in the news, local food, Roundup

Despite appearances, I haven’t fallen off the edge of the earth. Here are some Kansas food items to get me back on the blog program. Defense and counter-defense. Kansas Bioscience Authority president Tom Thornton explains the authority’s support for the National Bio- and Agro-defense Facility (NBAF) in Kansas. (Cattle Network). Meanwhile, a group called No […]

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Teller’s getting the local food flavor

September 5th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Eating out, local food

As much as I like to cook, I do like to go out to eat, too. A friend and I went to Teller’s the other night, the first time in a while, and I was pleased to see such items on the menu as Baumans’ chicken and pork from Amy’s Meats, both nearby farms. Even […]

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Size matters, as food marketers surely know

August 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Eating out, Food selection, Research

A collection of articles in the October 2008 Journal of Consumer Research adds up to what we already suspected. Those wily processed food marketers know how to get us to buy and eat more. Consider: Consumers tend to avoid the largest and smallest drink sizes. Thus, if you want people to buy more soda pop, […]

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Yes, let’s eat in, but there’s a better way

August 6th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Eating out, Food in the news, Food preparation

Good news! More people are eating home-cooked meals. Bad news! It isn’t what I’d call cooking. Good news! It’s a start, and it could maybe get people thinking about real cooking again. At least I hope so. The food-spending update Several reports from the last few weeks suggest more people are eating at home, largely […]

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