Tasting Collective Supper Club NYC

I recently attended my first Tasting Collective supper club event, which was a unique experience and well worth writing about. The event was held at Oka, on 30th Street and Third Ave in NYC. The restaurant, which is Chef John McCarthy’s pride and joy, showcases Japanese izakaya in the eyes of a typical New Yorker…

Supper Clubs are the new rage

Another current trend in the ‘food lovers’ space is the recent emergence of ‘membership only’ supper clubs and social dining clubs. These events range from professional chefs personally cooking for diners (both in their homes, open loft spaces, or in their restaurants), to multi-coursed themed dining, to social dining networking. Here are a variety of…

March 2018 Food Trends

There’s so much going on in the restaurant and food industry right now; from vegetarian restaurants getting Michelin starts, to restaurants looking to reduce waste and eliminate plastic completely, and highly anticipated restaurant openings, I can’t keep track of it all! Here are some recent interesting trends I have stumbled upon for the month of…

February Food Trends!

February Food Trends, new restaurant openings, and upcoming food events Reducing food waste, reusing, recycling: being green is totally in! (But not being blue, the flu season this year is wicked, yikes!) In the USA, around 40% of the food we produce goes to waste. Companies around the world are starting to take note of…

2018 Food Trends!

2018 has me really excited as the start of the new year equals new restaurant openings and new food trends! I’m lucky enough to live outside one of the biggest, most ethnically diverse cities in the world with thousands of food related options to choose from daily. I’m constantly reading up on new restaurant openings…

NZ Seafood and wine – A Match Made in Heaven

Are you an avid wine drinker like I am? If you answered yes, are you a fan of crisp New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc? If so, did you know NZ has many wine regions, other than Marlborough? NZ is ultimately known for its Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region, but there are many other varietals of…

November Food Trends

Humans love technology – we love technology so much we sleep with our phones lest we miss something important. Technology saturates our lives in every regard and food is no different. I am happy to say, this month’s theme is Food and Technology. The food industry is being revolutionized by technology with the latest concepts…

Food Loves Tech

There is so much innovation surrounding the food industry these days it is hard to keep up with every single trend and subtle change. Whether it is concerning wholesale, grocery, retail, restaurants, or technology – food is a niche that is necessary and ever expanding. There has been tremendous growth in unique specialty products on…

October Food Trends

What’s trending in the world of food right now? Current food trends seem to change as much as fashion trends these days; One minute it’s soy beans and wheat grass and the next minute it’s unicorn bagels with ice cream and Frappuccino’s. This month we’re putting the vegetables and tofu on the shelf in favor…