Good Finds

Great finds of food-related products and goods that are noteworthy.

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Harlem Cafe in, err… Belfast, Northern Ireland?: Tidbit of the Day

| August 10, 2012 | 1 Comment
Harlem Cafe in, err… Belfast, Northern Ireland?: Tidbit of the Day

Yes, you hear it right. Harlem is thriving in the bustling streets of Belfast’s city centre.  Harlem Cafe is without a doubt, my favourite lunchtime hangout when I am in Belfast for meetings. They also happen to make a pretty mean cappuccino with the proper creamy froth consistency so important to me. I cannot stand […]

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Hill’s Kitchen, DC: TidBit of the Day

| July 31, 2012 | 3 Comments
Hill’s Kitchen, DC: TidBit of the Day

Feel like a “Top Chef” at Hill’s Kitchen.  Located in the heart of DC’s Capitol Hill’s culinary scene, budding foodies can learn how to cook like a pro. Hill’s Kitchen’s Knife Skills classes will teach you how to correctly use a knife to slice, dice, julienne, and framboise your way to fine foods at home. […]

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EasyJet’s Yumble Bumble Snack Box: Tidbit of the Day

| July 11, 2012 | 4 Comments
EasyJet’s Yumble Bumble Snack Box: Tidbit of the Day

In early March of this year I wrote a post about EasyJet’s Feel Good Snack Box, one of two snack boxes that they offer on their menu.  I was very impressed with the selection and care that had gone into putting together such a snack box, and thoroughly enjoyed munching it up. On a return […]

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LoMo Market: TidBit of the Day

| May 8, 2012 | 5 Comments
LoMo Market: TidBit of the Day

Want to shop at the farmer’s market, but can’t make it there every week? A small team of lovers of food and farmers make up the LoMo Market, which stand for lo-cal and mo-bile. Get it? LoMo Market travels in a truck pulling a refrigerated trailer, making established stops in various neighborhoods around the Research […]

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The Truth About Nutrition & Wellbeing Quiz: Tidbit of the Day

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Truth About Nutrition & Wellbeing Quiz: Tidbit of the Day

In the UK, we have a program called the Food Hospital on Channel 4 which looks into the correlation between food and health. They have this neat quiz on their website which explores and explains some of the popular beliefs and misconceptions around  supplements and superfoods, miracle diets we’re constantly bombarded with, and  ‘quick fix’ solutions for […]

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The Illusive Thermomix: Tidbit of the Day

| March 15, 2012 | 8 Comments
The Illusive Thermomix: Tidbit of the Day

I meant to write a tidbit about this magical machine over a year ago when I first came across it in a friend’s apartment in Madrid, Spain.  The Thermomix seems to be this closely guarded industry secret. You can’t buy it in stores or online, you can only buy it from the makers themselves and […]

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Vittles, the Wok Next Door: TidBit of the Day

| March 6, 2012 | 8 Comments
Vittles, the Wok Next Door: TidBit of the Day

A great new organization located in NC, Vittles, tells stories about food through short documentaries. The organization hosts community dinners and screen these films to “bring together families, friends, and film-lovers,” as well as non-profits and activist organizations. I met the folks last week – and they are as wonderful in person as I had […]

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EasyJet’s New Feel Good Snack Box: Tidbit of the Day

| March 1, 2012 | 18 Comments
EasyJet’s New Feel Good Snack Box: Tidbit of the Day

I have to tip my hat to EasyJet because as far as low-cost airlines go here in Europe, they are my favorite. Sure, I still have to dash on the plane to get a decent seat as there are no seat assignments, but at least their carry-on luggage quota allows me to bring a decent […]

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A Farming Way of Life/Guest: Tidbit of the Day

| October 13, 2011 | 2 Comments
A Farming Way of Life/Guest:  Tidbit of the Day

A Farming Way of Life is a documentary film project that offers a glimpse into the lives of locally-based farmers committed to the practice of organic and sustainable agriculture. This project profiled three inspiring small-scale family farms from around the Triangle region of North Carolina and connects the viewers to farming as a way of […]

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American Wasteland: TidBit of the Day

| September 1, 2011 | 5 Comments
American Wasteland: TidBit of the Day

Full Disclosure: Jonathan Bloom was my first follower on Twitter.  He’s also given me plenty of suggestions for visits on my Food Fighters tour.  But, that’s not why I like him (although, I’m not going to say it hurts his status).  No, I’m impressed by Bloom because he’s passionate about his topic.  He’s studied it […]

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