Guided Cooking Trend Continues Momentum In 2018

Two years ago at the Housewares Show in Chicago, I saw the emergence of a new trend called guided cooking. At the show, companies like Cuciniale, Oliso and Hestan Cue showed off early efforts to combine sensors, software, precision heating and content in an orchestrated experience that guides home cooks through the creation of a meal. As I said of my effort to … Continue reading Guided Cooking Trend Continues Momentum In 2018

All the Coolest Food Experiences Coming to SXSW

On March 9, South by Southwest, one of the country’s biggest film, music, and yes, food, festivals kicks off. Mark Hamill will be there, celebrating the release of a documentary about The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson. So will Christina Tosi, the founder of Milk Bar. Maryellis Bunn, who created the Museum of Ice Cream, will share her story, and many other experts will be … Continue reading All the Coolest Food Experiences Coming to SXSW

To Get Bigger, 23andMe Is Watching A Hundred Thousand People Diet

23andMe validated countless ancestral claims (and genetic ties to St. Patrick’s Day) with its DNA tests, and now the company is focusing on something quite different: the scale. In December, the biotech pioneer announced a weight loss intervention study to better understand the relationship between genetics and lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise. “We suspect that there … Continue reading To Get Bigger, 23andMe Is Watching A Hundred Thousand People Diet

Domino’s and Ford Begin Second Round of Self-Driving Delivery Vehicle Testing in Miami

Domino's Pizza, the recognized world leader in pizza delivery and digital ordering platforms, is now conducting a second round of self-driving delivery vehicle testing, with a focus on the customer experience. This two-month test in Miami, in partnership with Ford, will leverage the learnings of the first round of testing, but will add the element of delivery … Continue reading Domino’s and Ford Begin Second Round of Self-Driving Delivery Vehicle Testing in Miami

Now You Can Buy Insanely Cheap Restaurant Leftovers Using an App

The concept of food waste usually conjures images of servers removing half-eaten meals from diners’ tables and chucking the remains of the meal into the trash. There is, however, a completely separate type of restaurant food waste: the untouched edibles thrown out of the kitchen. Maybe someone ordered too many avocados, or the chef made … Continue reading Now You Can Buy Insanely Cheap Restaurant Leftovers Using an App