Food Roundup: June 20-26
Finally, chain restaurants are forced to balance taste with nutritional value as the Food and Drug Administrated begins requiring chains with 20 or more restaurants to post calorie counts on every menu item. While not all chains will acknowledge the impact of displaying high calorie counts on their menu, many will, and this is a step in the right direction.
Speaking of nutrition, a team of Harvard researchers recently released a study listing ten foods that play pivotal roles in weight gain or loss.
As for more lighter finds, here’s an interesting take on the classic treehouse—broccolihouse!
Lastly, if you’re looking for a job, can’t find one, or simply want to check out what sorts of cool careers you can pursue with your interest in food, check out these job listings websites geared specifically to foodies! Also, don’t forget to check out this blog where the guys behind GoodFoodJobs.com profile fascinating individuals working in a food-related fields.
Did I mention that Momofuku’s David Chang recently launched a food quarterly called “Lucky Peach” in which various food writers and chefs publish literature, photography, recipes, and more on a single topic that changes each issue? The premiere issue delves into the world of ramen.