Wednesday May 31, 2023

European Union Announces Cricket Powder Will Replace Many Food Items

Last year, the European Union announced that three species of insects would be allowed for human consumption: the migratory spider cricket, the yellow mealworm and the house cricket. Now it’s official, the European Union has approved cricket and insect powder for use in a variety of baked goods and other food staples in grocery stores.

Cricket flour could be used to make bread, pasta, biscuits, beer and even chocolate, among other things. The green light came after the European Food Safety Authority verified the new powder.

If insects are used, this must be included on the product’s list of ingredients,

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Food truck meal giveaways from community activist

POUGHKEEPSIE – The City of Poughkeepsie’s well-known community volunteer, Frankie Flowers was hard at work again on Friday, helping those in need.  Flowers, the son of the late John Flowers, a community legend, and brother of Councilwoman Yvonne Flowers, joined with Dutchess Outreach to provide food to anyone in need on Friday in Poughkeepsie.


Joined by one of his countless volunteer assistants, Flowers parked his box truck in the parking lot at the corner of North Hamilton and Mill Streets at lunchtime to giveaway groceries including eggs, milk, vegetables, and other staples.  There were enough bags of food for 100

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NYC Ruth’s Chris Steak House patron stabs another diner in back during spat with restaurant worker: Cops

A diner at a New York City Ruth’s Chris Steak House grew so irate over another customer’s spat with a restaurant worker that she stabbed the patron in the back before ditching the restaurant, police said Saturday.

Chaos unfolded at the Ruth’s Chris Steak House on West 51st Street in Manhattan around 10:15 p.m. Friday, after a 24-year-old diner and a worker began arguing, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. 

Two women eating nearby “became irate about the disturbance” – so much so that one of the women used a steak knife to stab the 24-year-old in the back,

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Local interest keeps food truck discussion trending in Lake Ozark

The issue was brought before the group after city officials received several requests in the last few weeks from vendors wanting to take advantage of the throngs of potential customers during special events and weekends in the city.

Food trucks in Lake Ozark.

Currently, they are prohibited by ordinance. But growing interest from both the public and food truck vendors is keeping the issue on the front burner for city officials.

The Lake Ozark Planning & Zoning Commission spent about 45 minutes during its regular monthly meeting May 5 hearing from proponents of food trucks within the city and discussing the ramifications at length. No one spoke in opposition.

The issue was raised at the commission’s April meeting after the city received several inquiries from potential vendors. Social media was robust with conversation after the Magic Dragon Street

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Here’s the official ‘Ted Lasso’ biscuit recipe

There’s a new recipe trending on TikTok — and it’s not chaffles or twisted bacon.

Fans of the hit Apple TV show “Ted Lasso” are making the series’ iconic biscuits in their own kitchens, and the result is a buttery delight.

In the show, Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from the Midwest hired to coach a pro soccer team in England despite knowing nothing about soccer, tries to win over the team’s owner, Rebecca Welton, by making his famous biscuit recipe.

What are biscuits in the U.K. are actually cookies in the U.S., and Ted’s shortbread cookies become

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Finger Licking Foodie Tours – Food & Beverage Magazine

On the heels of its smash-hit self-guided culinary excursions in Las Vegas, Finger Licking Foodie Tours is excited to announce its first foray into Chicago with its new decadent deep-dish pizza tour, debuting appropriately enough on April 5, National Deep-Dish Pizza Day, and available every day afterward.


The 2 ½-hour self-guided tour provides the most efficient, effortless and profound way to take a delicious deep dive into deep-dish. Chicago-native and Finger Licking Foodie Tours founder Donald Contursi, who grew up on the city’s most iconic dish, has created the ultimate deep-dish tour that allows guests to enjoy not one, not

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