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Georgian Restaurant: A Place So Gritty It Doesn’t Have a Name
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Georgian Restaurant: A Place So Gritty It Doesn’t Have a Name

Anyone who knows me, knows of my love for truly divey establishments. There is nothing like eating in a place where you fear for you lives and your health, but you keep going because the food is that good. Under normal circumstances I would never think of eating Georgian food. I’m from the U.S. and … Continue reading

Little Serow: Not Your Typical Thai Food
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Little Serow: Not Your Typical Thai Food

By now, we are all aware of the wonder that is Thai Xing. Very little can be done to compete with their succulent pumpkin curry or the papaya salad. Little Serow offers something a bit different for the adventurous.  Boasting a line outside of the door of patrons waiting to sample their wares and a … Continue reading

The Case for Adding Insects to the Menu
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The Case for Adding Insects to the Menu

Edible Insects as a Food Source In China, edible wasp collecting and cooking techniques are documented in a book from the Tang Dynasty (618-907).  In Europe, Aristoteles (384-322BC) wrote about the best taste of a Cicada nymph and in the first half of the 20th century, chafer beetle soup (“Maikafersuppe”), the taste of which is … Continue reading

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Julia Duckworth: Biography

Julia Duckworth is a Food Scientist and Nutritionist. She is an expert in providing guidance and expertise on the implementation of food safety improvement programs as well as healthy food initiatives, programs and projects. In addition, she provides consultation on programs, initiatives and policies for companies and governments in the US, UK and European Union … Continue reading

Eat Ento Expo: Introducing the West to Entomophagy (eating insects)
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Eat Ento Expo: Introducing the West to Entomophagy (eating insects)

Julia Duckworth of Savannah, Georgia recently had the opportunity to attend a dining experience centered on the premise of entomophagy. Below is her accounting of her experience. A more complete biography for Julia can be found here. ___________________________ There are few things more fascinating for food scientists, chefs and nutritionists than food habits from the … Continue reading

Farmers, Fishers, & Bakers: A Buffet Worth it’s Weight in Cold
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Farmers, Fishers, & Bakers: A Buffet Worth it’s Weight in Cold

Usually, I avoid all you can eat brunch buffet’s that do not include alcohol like peasants avoiding villages during the black plague. Who would do something so cruel as to drag someone out of bed on Sunday morning with out the promise of fortified orange juice. But a compelling invitation from a dear friend found … Continue reading

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Granville Moores: Foodie Paradise

  “The time has come,” the Walrus said “To talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing wax– Of cabbages–and kings– And why the sea is boiling hot– And whether pigs have wings” . . . My month-long hiatus from eating out has been a challenge to say the least.  Amazing new restaurants seem to … Continue reading