Bob and Barb Mepham have been selling fresh fish in University City for more than three decades, first in the Market in the Loop, from the back of a pickup Bob drove down each week to Grand Isle, Louisiana. When the Market constructed a permanent, year-round building fronting Delmar Boulevard, Bob's ... More >>
Image viaFood Network and Cooking Channel have pulled all recipes with shark meat from their websites and will no longer feature shark on any of their shows.
Food Network and Cooking Channel's shark removal was prompted when 31,000 people signed a petition at Change.org in ten days, decryin ... More >>
Image viaWhy bother?On Monday, St. Louis Magazine restaurant critic Dave Lowry posted "The Locavore's Dilemma: One Critic's Take" on the magazine's food blog, Relish. The piece is a merciless and often quite funny critique of the locavore movement.
The preoccupation with "local" foods is, at bes ... More >>
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the National Marine Fisheries Service for failing to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna after the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. In a press release the agency states that the species has been threatened by overfishing, with the oil spill endangering br ... More >>
Massive food distribution begins in Haiti. (CNN)
Salami recall expands to include Boar's Head products. Starbucks recalls reusable glass water bottles (Baltimore Sun)The eternal restaurant debate: What's more important? Price, ambiance, service or food? (USDA, New York Times)Even when ... More >>
WIC to include fruits, vegetables and bread after 34 years. (Lincoln Journal Star)Egypt names the best dates of the year after President Obama. (Associated Press)Restaurant in southern Missouri town allowed to serve alcohol. What's next? Legalized dancing? Elsewhere in the state, Boulevard ... More >>