In his book The Potlikker Papers, John T. Edge tells modern Southern history through food, which means digging into issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity.
Those all-too-common lists of cheap places to eat are part of a broader restaurant culture that devalues immigrant labor and ignores the consequences.
These days, one of the south's best chefs is Vish Bhatt, a man born 9,000 miles away. And his Indian-inflected cuisine reflects a changing South.
As Spain reels from its financial crisis, a new restaurant lets paying daytime customers foot the dinner bill for homeless people to dine with dignity.
About 90 percent of the fish Americans eat is imported, yet fish caught off our shores is often exported. New efforts are promoting locally caught fish.
Refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Asia are a sought-after talent pool at Eli's Cheesecake in Chicago.
Chef David Tallent now spends his work days in a different kind of kitchen. Cold weather growing takes some ingenuity. And, chocolate for dessert.
After over two years of rallying, New York fast-food workers will likely see a significant increase in their hourly wage.
Being a home cook isn't much different from being a chef. I want to make delicious dishes from scratch that will last several meals and not break the bank.
Finch's Brasserie takes pride in supporting local farms, but in order to serve the freshest seafood possible, they have to fly it in from the coasts.
Daniel Marquis is the executive chef at Quay and an organic farmer. Being involved in all levels of production gives him an intimate connection to the food.
Super stores -- could they be fast food's next frontier?
McDonald's has enjoyed a steady increase in profits since 2003 -- until last month.
The James Beard Foundation's 2012 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists were announced last week, and three Indiana chefs are on the list.
Bartenders and attorneys were beaten out by fast food workers in a survey of employees who think their jobs make the world worse.
Nine out of ten Americans eat too much salt, and the bad news is in what foods that salt can be found.
McDonald's reported an 11 percent increase in profits, and they're thanking the late-night eater and early riser.
Tastes prepared by local chefs will be available for $1, $2 and $3, and students can buy vegetables and meet area food producers at the mini-farmers market.
Public relations professionals take note -- surprises aren't always met with delight.
I initially applauded the decision by Jack in the Box to remove toys from kids meals, but when you peel back the layers you see that this is just a PR move.