Food & Drink

Sheep are increasingly being used to avoid pesticides in champagne production–these are in the … [+] Lacourte-Godbillon vineyards in Ecueil, near Champagne, France. AFP via Getty Images It’s been a difficult year for the champagne industry for a number of reasons. Without anything to celebrate during Covid-19, sales of the bubbly plummeted by as much
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Denny’s has had an especially difficult time lately. (Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/Education … [+] Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images The surge in COVID cases this winter has been unkind to restaurants, but it’s been especially cruel to sit-down chain restaurants. A new report from Placer.ai, which studies
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Farmer sentiment is on an upswing according to the latest survey from Purdue University. getty The attitude that farmers have about the future are seemingly on the incline, albeit slightly. The most recent release of Perdue University’s Ag Economy Barometer has found that sentiment has risen after a decline in November. The rise also comes
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Double dinner is a January 2021 trend–combining different cuisines getty With many countries on lockdown or heading into one since the New Year, many people are feeling pandemic fatigue. The first and second waves of the Covid-19 pandemic got everyone back into their kitchens, either relying on frozen vegetables and canned goods or cultivating sourdough
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While plastics blanket the planet, the food and beverage industry is looking at how to make … [+] sustainable packaging– recycling, reusing and (sometimes) replacing plastic. getty Few things are more recognizable than the Coca-Cola bottle, which debuted in 1916 with a sleek design that helped make it an icon. Over the years, its glass
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Old Bushmills. Distillery. Bushmills. County Antrim. Northern Ireland. (Photo by: Carlo … [+] Morucchio/REDA&CO/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) REDA&CO/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Did someone say, “free whiskey?” Indeed. In fact, its not just anyone making the offer, but Bushmills—one of the planet’s primary producers of the brown spirit. The legendary Irish brand
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Steamboat, CO, 2020 — Mountain Tap Brewing has repurposed old gondolas for socially distanced … [+] seating during COVID. Mountain Tap Brewing You don’t need me to tell you that this year has devastated a staggering number of people and businesses.  On top of putting the lives of tens of millions of food-and-drink professionals at
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Take five: Books that explore food and food culture Courtesy of publishers; collage: LBortolot So, after all the dystopian novels and pandemic literature, what did y’all read this year? My list reflected what most concerned me (and probably most people) in 2020: health, food and travel. While I wasn’t aiming for a theme, these books
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