Hunger has become a hot topic in the charitable world. From chefs (such as hometown hero Clay Conley) to musicians to actors to athletes, everyone seems to be talking about those who are much less fortunate than the rest of us. If you haven't gotten the memo: One out of every six Americans, includi ... More >>
According to Global Finance, the United States is the seventh wealthiest country in the world, sitting just behind Hong Kong and before the United Arab Emirates. Last year, 49 million Americans -- 14.5 percent of the total population -- lived in food insecure households; that included 15.9 million ... More >>
What the heck is in our food? With so many strange hard-to-pronounce scientific words appearing on food labels, it's tough for consumers to know what they are actually eating. Look no further, dearest. World Food Day is this Saturday to deliver daylong tidbits on food sustainability and how to av ... More >>
If you want to dine on culinary creations from some of South Florida's best chefs and help fight childhood hunger at the same time, then you have got to come out to Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation South Florida on Thursday, July 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. Taste o ... More >>
Ever heard of the Nobel Prize? Those highly prestigious awards that are handed out to individuals who have made remarkable headway in cultural or scientific advances. You know, people who do something to improve declining conditions in the world. You've probably never heard about it before, but the ... More >>
At Shake Shack for the entire month of May, you can assuage any caloric guilt you feel for ordering a shake by telling yourself, you did it for the kids. During their second-annual Great American Shake Sale, any customer who donates $2 or more to Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign will re ... More >>
So often, discussions about food in this country can seem a bit ... elitist. We talk about 100-percent grass-fed beef, humanely raised pork, and organic produce, but when someone mentions the fact that those foods are more expensive than their modern conventional counterparts proponents merely say i ... More >>
If anyone had any doubt that the food scene in Fort Lauderdale is exploding, they need only to look to the announcement of the Flavors of Fort Lauderdale festival.The four-day event, which runs from November 8-11, 2012, will feature a series of events spread throughout venues and restaurants in Fort ... More >>
Lily is an adorable hot pink muppet in a little blue dress. Lily is also very hungry. In a departure from the usual songs about the ABCs, Sesame Street aired a special last evening on childhood hunger. Growing Hope Against Hunger introduced Lily, a muppet girl who said her family sometimes has ... More >>
Foodie, food obsessed, food snob, gastronome, food whore, whatever you call yourself - you've been hated on at least once or twice by a lot of people. Take a break from the hating and do something positive for a change. If anything, just to show you ain't shallow.
Flickr/James J. YuBig SandwichLunch meat sometimes gets a bad rap -- it's often the brunt of jokes, is served in drunk tanks, and is used in food fights. But lunch meat is so much more -- it can feed hungry families, raise money for people in need, and is just darned tasty.Boar's Head, the Cadill ... More >>
Zach Bell, chef at Cafe Boulud in the Brazilian Court hotel, is known for his culinary acumen. He's top dog in Daniel Boulud's kitchen and he's been picked to chair the Taste of the Nation fundraising dinner in April at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.Share Our Strength, an organization dedi ... More >>
Chef John Paul Kline, the proprietor and namesake of John Paul Custom Cuisine, works as a private chef in Delray Beach. He has cooked for U.S. presidents and in soup kitchens, and frequently caters private dinners and political fundraisers. Recently, Kline loaned his talents to the hugely succe ... More >>
More than 40 local restaurants will offer tastes of just about every cuisine in the nation at the 19th-annual Taste of the Nation: Fort Lauderdale, to take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the Broward Convention Center. Hosts include chef chairman James Dean Max of 3030 Oc ... More >>
Scott BarfieldThe chefs at Chima will tend the grill for Riverwalk Trust's Get Downtown.• Fort Lauderdale's largest, outdoor happy hour is back on April 9. The Riverwalk Trust's Get Downtown series, now in its 12th year, brings the party to the streets with food, entertainment, and drink all fo ... More >>
We think of fast food as the ultimate convienance - if you're hungry, all you have to do is head through a drive through and you can eat in minutes. Slow Food is the antithesis: the idea behind the movement is food that's good for you and for the enviornment is worth waiting for. Fort Lauderdale' ... More >>
Michael Moran, culinary director and chef/instructor at the FIU School of Hospitality, along with his small army of FIU student/volunteers, were able to recover more than 800 meals from events at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival and have donated them to the Daily Food Bank. The meals, culled ... More >>
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