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Random Sun May 17 2009

Calling All Frugal Fish Gourmets

The National Restaurant Association Show, which several DT staffers are attending, is a wonderment of anything you could possibly need for a restaurant.

On the massive exhibit floor I talked with folks from Regal Springs Tilapia, which farms their fish in a sustainable manner in Honduras, Mexico, and Indonesia, and imports it to the US. They're holding a recipe contest that's open to both chefs and the general public. To enter, create a tilapia meal for four that includes 1/4-1/2 pound (or 1 filet) tilapia per person, a vegetable, and salad or fruit. The entire meal must cost $15 or less. Entries will be judged on eight factors, including creativity, how you stretched your money, and your personal story. The winner gets $5,000, and five finalists get $150 each. Submit your entry on their website by August 1.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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