Weekly Tidbits 12.5.2010-12.11.2010

December 6, 2010
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Each week, we want to bring you the most interesting (and bizarre) news that we can find pertaining to foodservice, health, and the community. Here are this week’s finds from a number of different news sources, blogs, forums, and quirky websites.

The 10 Biggest Food Stories of 2010

It’s the end of the year. That means that everyone in the country will be posting the best and worst lists of everything you could imagine for 2010. We also jumped on the band wagon and decided to bring you one that we thought was most relevant. Have one you’d like to share? Let us know.

How to Get Your Restaurant Noticed by the Local Media

This has been a challenge for restaurateurs for decades. Trying to find the best media outlets for the least amount of money and grief is never-ending. This article lists some tips on how to market your venue in your area and how to find the right outlets for your type of business.

Devour the World

I’m a big fan of recipes for people that I can’t cook. I am one of those people. This travel and food blog is fantastic and I urge you to check it out. You won’t regret it.

Have a question about where to find more foodservice news or recipes? Email us. We’re happy to help you find exactly what you need. If it can’t be found on our website, we’ll help you figure out where to look next.

Robot Restaurant Opens in China

That’s right — someone went there. One restaurant owner in China decided that hiring humans was so last year. Instead he decided to employ robots to both wait tables and greet guests at the door.  Don’t worry, the kitchen is still run by humans…for now.

Eggnog: Less Fat, More Fun

Although we all love eggnog and the cheery feeling we have while drinking, we seem to suddenly loath it once we step on the treadmill afterward. Why? Because it is chocked full of delicious calories. One mixologist decided that she was done with old-fashioned eggnog and set out to create a new version made only with alcohol. Say what?! Yep, the same delicious drink with less calories and a whole lot more fun.

Reindeer – The Other, Other…Meat?

One restaurant in Arizona that is famous for serving up unusual dishes is at it again. Patrons that enjoyed an all rabbit menu during Easter will now be able to check out a new menu that focuses on North American caribou.

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