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Icy, Sweet and Instagram-Ready

Source: NY Times Food

Ingenious takes on soft serve, shaved ice and other treats from Thailand, Japan and South Korea are putting the American scoop shop to shame.

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Icy, Sweet and Instagram-Ready

Source: NY Times Food

Ingenious takes on soft serve, shaved ice and other treats from Thailand, Japan and South Korea are putting the American scoop shop to shame.

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This Atlanta Instagrammer visits all the trendy restaurants—and posts his dirty plates

Source: Atlanta Magazine

This used to be bibimbap at banchan at Yet TuhPhotograph by Rick Venutolo. In a recent Eater article, “Instagram Food is a Sad, Sparkly Lie,” writer Amanda Mull explored how Instagram-worthy food is an arena ripe with paradoxes. Mull points out that many women who run food-centric accounts often temper their glutenous posts with a healthy dose of mea culpa in the form of a salad or grain bowl (lest they look like they actually eat the food they’ve gained so many followers posting). And tasting events tailored specifically for such “influencers” reportedly produce a lot of waste. Once that ...

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Chefs Embrace the Power of the ‘Instagram Juggernaut’

Source: Grub Street NY

David Posey discovered the power of Instagram almost by accident. Before his heavily anticipated new restaurant Elske opened in Chicago, Posey posted a picture to his personal account, a shot of his hand holding the new key to the building. Surprise: The post racked up likes, …

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You Should Really Consider Following Grub Street on Instagram

Source: Grub Street NY

You are reading Grub Street because you want the latest information on what’s happening in the world of food and restaurants. And also, it seems likely, because you enjoy the regular flow of amazing-looking food photos that regularly adorn our stories. There is another spot where you can find many, …

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You Should Really Consider Following Grub Street on Instagram

Source: Grub Street NY

You are reading Grub Street because you want the latest information on what’s happening in the world of food and restaurants. And also, it seems likely, because you enjoy the regular flow of amazing-looking food photos that regularly adorn our stories. There is another spot where you can find many, …

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Bar Forces Customers to Talk in Real Life by Blocking Cell-Phone Signals

Source: Grub Street NY

If you’re waiting on an important phone call, it’s probably best not to hang out at the Gin Tub in the English town of Hove. Owner Steve Tyler tinfoiled the walls and hung copper along the ceiling to turn his new bar into a huge Faraday…More »

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In Seismic Domestic Reversal, Men Are Cooking a Lot More These Days

Source: Grub Street NY

According to a study by researchers at the University of North Carolina, who used statistics from the American Time Use Survey, men’s presence in the kitchen has increased pretty dramatically since 1995. Why? Well, it’s likely a perfect combination of marketing, social-media inspiration, and increasing gender-role fluidity.

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The Christiane Chronicles: Yes, there’s great food OTP, and why eats don’t need to be Instagram-worthy

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Illustration by Zohar Lazar Rave Suburban Smorgasbord I’ll log as many miles as it takes for a good meal. Other folks are like burrowed animals, eating only at restaurants nearby out of convenience. That’s fine, unless you’re one of the many intown residents who regard their refusal to travel outside I-285 as a badge of sophistication. Really? You’re not interested in dipping into an amazing bowl of Korean abalone porridge (Bonjuk in Duluth), stuffing yourself on Brazilian steak for less than $14 (Minas Grill in Marietta), or meeting the best Chinese chef in Georgia (Rui Liu at Masterpiece in Duluth)? ...

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The Christiane Chronicles: Yes, there’s great food OTP, and why eats don’t need to be Instagram-worthy

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The Christiane Chronicles: Yes, there’s great food OTP, and why eats don’t need to be Instagram-worthy
Illustration by Zohar Lazar

Rave
Suburban Smorgasbord
I’ll log as many miles as it takes for a good meal. Other folks are like burrowed animals, eating only at restaurants nearby out of convenience. That’s fine, unless you’re one of the many intown residents who regard their refusal to travel outside I-285 as a badge of sophistication. Really? You’re not interested in dipping into an amazing bowl of Korean abalone porridge (Bonjuk in Duluth), stuffing yourself on Brazilian steak for less than $14 (Minas Grill in Marietta), or meeting the best Chinese chef in Georgia (Rui Liu at Masterpiece in ...

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The Christiane Chronicles: Yes, there’s great food OTP, and why eats don’t need to be Instagram-worthy

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The Christiane Chronicles: Yes, there’s great food OTP, and why eats don’t need to be Instagram-worthy
Illustration by Zohar Lazar

Rave
Suburban Smorgasbord
I’ll log as many miles as it takes for a good meal. Other folks are like burrowed animals, eating only at restaurants nearby out of convenience. That’s fine, unless you’re one of the many intown residents who regard their refusal to travel outside I-285 as a badge of sophistication. Really? You’re not interested in dipping into an amazing bowl of Korean abalone porridge (Bonjuk in Duluth), stuffing yourself on Brazilian steak for less than $14 (Minas Grill in Marietta), or meeting the best Chinese chef in Georgia (Rui Liu at Masterpiece in ...

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Morning Notes

Source: ARLnow

Japanese Maple in the sunlight (Flickr pool photo by Eric)

Passenger Thrown from Minivan in Crash — Three people were hurt in an early morning crash on S. Arlington Ridge Road today. Police say a car traveling at 55 mph on the residential street slammed into the back of a minivan near 23rd Street S., causing one passenger in the van to be ejected from the vehicle. [WJLA, NBC Washington]

School Board Approves $100 Million H-B Design — The Arlington School Board has approved a concept design for the Wilson School in Rosslyn, future home of the H-B Woodlawn secondary program. With a 92-space parking garage factored in, ...

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