Most Recent Blog Posts

Aug 13, 2015

Norovirus is absolutely horrifying...Here's what you can do about it1

At the recent NACUFS National Conference in Indianpolis, I attended an afternoon session called Norovirus: Never-ending Battle in Colleges and....More
Jul 10, 2015

Can You Pass the Foodie Test?

Cornell food scientists develop a list to determine if you're really a foodie or not....More
Feb 18, 2015

Still with the "Hospital Food" Cliches? Really?1

I think the mainstream media could do a lot better when writing about hospital foodservice....More
Nov 18, 2014

Gen X: We’re Still Here

“Hey, um…we’re still here…well, OK, whatever...”....More
Oct 06, 2014

A Taste of the Hot & Spicy

Two days in Tabasco-country: Avery Island, Louisiana and the flavor of the bayou....More
Aug 18, 2014

3 Days of Peace, Music and Lamb

The Lambstockers as a group expressed care and pride and love for food, including their appreciation, culinary skills and experiences and heritage....More
Aug 05, 2014

Let's Talk Fried Chicken

When it's dipped in hot sauce and made with there really a substitute for fried chicken?....More
Jun 11, 2014

Is Trayless Dining a Mistake?

Study finds trayless leads to less salad, more dessert and more food waste....More
Apr 11, 2014

Way Beyond Bacon

Pork Summit 2014, held in St. Helena, CA brings together chefs who use the whole hog and the people who love to eat it: pork trends, education,....More
Mar 25, 2014

The Search for True BBQ

Delving into the backwoods of barbecue....More
Dec 20, 2013

Drive-Thru Comfort Food

Earlier this week, I was driving home after a long day of work into a wintery sunset. I was rocking out in my minivan to this. Suddenly I remembered....More
Nov 22, 2013

How Do You Like Your Pumpkin Spice?1

Just as mixing salt with caramel is pure genius, so is mixing this season's runaway flavor, pumpkin spice, with savory ingredients....More
Sep 18, 2013

Another Reason to Love Cheese

Want not, waste not...and why not?....More
Jun 24, 2013

What is 'Kids' Food,' Really?

There's an interesting blog by David L. Katz over at US News & World Report about the concept of "kids' food" and what it....More

Tara Fitzpatrick

Tara Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Food Management and has been a full time staff editor since 2008. She covers food, culinary and menu trends. Favorite food? “Lox on a bagel....
What's Tara's Food Notebook?

Kitchen Conversations, Confessions and True Stories

Blog Archive

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×