Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

I Am What I Ate - Carlo Petrini

Jan. 8, 2008

Slow Food USA members should have just received the issue 4 of The Snail for 2007. The theme of the issue is American Food Traditions; we asked some people to share with our readers their...

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Slow Food Challenge

Jan. 4, 2008

Always a source of the inside scoop on what’s great in the restaurant world from local folk, Chowhound also has an active discussion board on all-around food topics. Just two days ago one poster...

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Dec. 24, 2007

Here in the Slow Food USA offices, the weeks leading up to Christmas are marked by anticipation of, and then shortly thereafter consumption of, stollen. Fruitcake has been the butt of many jokes...

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Doing good

Nov. 30, 2007

The holidays have become a time when many people do their yearly community service, and often that service comes in the form of food. At a time when many are stuffing their faces with turkey and...

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Slow Down and Smell the Stuffing

Nov. 16, 2007

by Slow Food USA intern Samantha Taylor
With plans for this gastronome’s favorite holiday beckoning just around the corner like an intimidating heap of rich, succulent and often stress-inducing...

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