Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Sardines, coming and going, in waves
Sep. 24, 2007
Any regular frequenter of restaurants knows that the fish we eat are subject to trends. For stretches of time certain fish will be “go-to” foods, and then suddenly they’re gone, replaced by...
Give Them Your Lunch Money
Sep. 21, 2007
While some may wax nostalgic over the peculiar texture found only in the salisbury steak of our formative years, two self-proclaimed “angry” moms are doing more than their part to save the school...
101 Reasons Not to be Discouraged by The (Food and) Farm Bill
Sep. 19, 2007
After all of these months of reading and learning, and rallying and writing, it’s hard not to be discouraged by the Farm Bill. A disappointingly familiar version passed in the House this summer,...
Snobs or Saviors? Slow Food Must First Save Itself
Sep. 15, 2007
Renee Ciulla, an organic farmer in Montana, has written an interesting and well researched piece on NewFarm.org on the Slow Food Movement, inspired in part by her trip to see founder Carlo Petrini...
Al Capone Drank Here: The Rebirth of Templeton Rye
Sep. 14, 2007
By Kurt Michael Friese
It was the Jazz Age, a time of speakeasies, gangsters and bathtub whiskey. Railroad cars crossed the country carrying hobos and the occasional load of table grapes with...