02 Dec 2011, Posted by admin in EAT, 0 Comments
Because food history doesn’t have to be boring…. a few of this week’s fun food history news bytes. Fine. At least they’re more interesting than most.
Seattle Times: A Brief Chronicle of Food Safety History ["Charles Easterberg, who teaches a food-safety course at the University of Washington, calls the Jack in the Box outbreak 18 years ago the "Pearl Harbor for the food game."]
New York Times: A review of BALZAC’S OMELETTE: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture With Honoré de Balzac. [Proust and pillars of lard included.]
KARE News Minneapolis: Jeno Paulucci, Frozen Food King, Dies [With a great news video chronicling the life of the Chun King Frozen Food and pizza roll king.]
Los Angeles Times Food Blog: Bigger Is Better In Cake History, Too [Charles Perry offers a brief timeline on the moment our petit pastries fattened up.]