Food In The News: Weekly Roundup

Lots of food in the news this week, click on the jump for more!

Robert Steinberg – The co-founder of Scharffen Berger chocolates, Robert Steinberg has passed away at 61. He was well known for his influence on America’s chocolate aisles.

Pickled fruit - Late summer and early autumn (in other words, now) is the best time to pickle! It’s a great way to preserve summer produce.

Oktoberfest beer analysis – The famous festival that starts in September calls all sorts of beers into question: are they worthy?

The “Clamwich” - A Chicago invention, this pan fried cutlet of clam meat is catching on!

Certifiably Ciderrific – If you don’t want to make your own, check out this list of top cider purveyors!

Green restaurants – Food service is really buckling down on becoming eco-friendly.

Reputation unaffected - Remember the salmonella outbreak in tomatoes this summer? Well that hasn’t stopped tomato lovers from continuing their tomato addiction. Myself included.

United in food taste – George W. Bush and Bill Clinton might be far from similar in presidential administration, but they have similar taste in food according to the White House chef.

New outlook on eating healthy – It’s not about what you can’t eat, but what you can! New York Times writes a piece on “eating to enjoy”.

Lard’s comeback – The former pig product with a terrible obesity-causing reputation is trying to reinvent itself.

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