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Food Roundup: June 27-July 2, 2011

Harvard lecture series returns; molecular gastronomy at Ave 5 bar; family dinner at El Bulli. Continue reading

04. July 2011 by Earl
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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 … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Earl
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Food Roundup: June 13-19

Sorry about the absence of posts for the past two weeks. I’ve been busy with high school graduation and beach week. Fear not though, I will be back full force and have more than enough topics to write about, including … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by Earl
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Interesting food infographics

Food infographics about fair trade, public school cafeteria food, and nutritional tricks at Good.is. Continue reading

19. May 2011 by Earl
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Taverna Kyclades

Taverna Kyclades, a restaurant in Astoria, NY, serves simple Mediterranean Greek food using high-quality ingredients and mild flavors. Continue reading

15. May 2011 by Earl
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Choosing a college

Why I chose Yale Continue reading

15. April 2011 by Earl
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What I’ve been up to

I realize that I have not posted on Toastable for a while—almost three weeks?! That is because I have been incredibly busy with various obligations and not-so-obligatory activities. These activities range from MIT’s campus preview weekend, a camping trip, a … Continue reading

10. April 2011 by Earl
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Modernist Cuisine and the future of cooking

What happens when all Einstein-caliber intellect goes towards making a cookbook? Five volumes, 2,400 pages, 43 pounds of paper and 4 pounds of ink emerge from a 20-man team and nearly half a decade of time. “Cookbook” would be an understatement for this soon-to-be culinary canon. Continue reading

02. March 2011 by Earl
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Let’s Get Personal

Whenever I talk about this website, I refer to it as just that, a website. I don’t say “Oh, I have this food blog called Toastable.” I say “I have this healthy food website called Toastable.com!” The reason I refer … Continue reading

26. December 2010 by Earl
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TIME Profile on Grant Achatz (Molecular Gastronomy Chef)

A quick summary of TIME magazine’s profile on Grant Achatz, pioneer in molecular gastronomy and visionary of Alinea. Continue reading

12. December 2010 by Earl
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