Archive for August, 2012

Tainan’s Magic School: Class Act

| August 31, 2012 | 4 Comments
Tainan’s Magic School: Class Act




Taiwan’s Tainan’s Magic School of Green Technology is actually called the Y.S. Sun Green Building Research Center at the National Cheng Kung University. With its unique design, the school uses 65% less energy than similar other buildings in the country. Three solar panels certainly help to reduce air conditioning by 30%. With a green roof […]

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Elijah’s, Wilmington: TidBit of the Day

| August 30, 2012 | 4 Comments
Elijah’s, Wilmington: TidBit of the Day




Wilmington, NC is one of my favorite places. Beautiful beaches, warm water, lovely boardwalk. One of my favorite go-to places is Elijah’s on the boardwalk. Overlooking the boardwalk on the Cape Fear River, Elijah’s boasts some of the freshest seafood and flavorful dishes. Don’t forget the appetizers – their calamari and crab dip almost make […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 53-54: Illinois

| August 30, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 53-54: Illinois




Our Sol Food bus recently left the great city of Chicago, Illinois and we are now continuing our trek west across the Great Plains.  During our time in the Windy City, we met some wonderful new friends, saw amazing sites around the city and enjoyed great local food.  We want to especially thank the community members with […]

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Rice Cereal Treats: Frank Food

| August 29, 2012 | 5 Comments
Rice Cereal Treats: Frank Food




Frank food is a series that wants your opinion about what is FRANK food and what is FRANKENSTEIN food. Please share your opinion! You walk into the store and have to buy one. Which one is MORE FRANK to you? [polldaddy poll=6052223]

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Vermilion: TidBit of the Day

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Vermilion: TidBit of the Day




With two locations – one in Chicago and one in New York – this invention place is sure to make an impact on your palate. Vermilion is a fusion celebrating Latin and Indian flavors. With dishes such as Vindaloo duck arepas and chili-glazed blackened tamarind ribs, the creativity of the chefs never cease to amaze. […]

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Stir-Fried Udon with Squid and Pork

| August 27, 2012 | 4 Comments
Stir-Fried Udon with Squid and Pork




I knew very little about the huge variety of Asian noodles until I came to Hong Kong. The noodles section in any superstore or local market is worth perusing. There is a plethora of noodles to choose from. Cellophane (beancurd) noodles, Chinese wheat noodles (ho fen), ramen noodles, chow mein noodles, egg noodles, rice noodles, […]

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Fundacion Petisos: Class Act

| August 24, 2012 | 4 Comments
Fundacion Petisos: Class Act




Fundación PETISOS in Argentina works to provide children with free education and extracurricular activities so that they don’t have to work. Its founder, Elena Durón Miranda, had started it when she saw 3-year olds trying to find food in dumpsters. Working to prevent child abuse, it works with families and communities to build life and […]

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EVOS: TidBit of the Day

| August 23, 2012 | 4 Comments
EVOS: TidBit of the Day




Sometimes, you just need a quick bite, but to try to find something that is not standard fast food? Not easy. EVOS – with locations in NC and GA – attempts to change fast food. Antibiotic-free, hormone-free, humanely-raised burgers (not to mention, a pretty looking one), organic milk shakes, and organic greens. No toys for […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 43-52: Michigan

| August 22, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 43-52: Michigan




Hello from the Sol Food Bus! We have just completed garden work and outreach in the Detroit, Michigan area and have dubbed this week of travel as our favorite city stop thus far! It was an incredible five days filled with new friends, hard work and knowledge shared.  We are so grateful to everyone in […]

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Philly Does Brunch: PFF

| August 21, 2012 | 4 Comments
Philly Does Brunch: PFF




So my best friend Derek and I are both from New York, and we both know that brunch is a staple of the New York weekend. But while he’s quite infatuated with brunch, I personally don’t care either way. That is, until I discovered some seriously scrumptious brunch in Philadelphia! Different spots in the city […]

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