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Meet the Empanadas of Latin America

"Live rabbits hopped out of some of the large empanadas; birds fluttered from others." That's how food historian Rachel Laudan, in her book <i>Cuisine and Empire</i>, describes a feast eaten by Hernán Cortés and the Spanish Viceroy in Mexico City in 1538. Among the myriad dishes at the three-day feast were …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

12 Incredible New York Restaurants That Were Funded By Kickstarter

Facebook.com/colonieMore than 300 restaurants across the U.S. have been funded with the help of Kickstarter, according to a map released by the site last week.<p>Kickstarter has increasingly become a valuable resource for budding restaurateurs. Some even speculate that the crowdfunding site could be …

Eatocracy - CNN

Where Operations and the Chef Agree

By David S. Peters<p>In 8. Guest Bloggers, Food Costs, Menu<p>0<p>Guest Post By Willis Getchell, CEC<p><i>Recipe costing cards set the standard and save money</i> <br>One …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …