Dining Poll: How Often Do You Do Dinner and a Movie?

Dinner and a movie — so popular together that there’s even a TV show named after it. Do you combine these two great tastes together regularly — or are they separate activities on your social calendar? Weigh in on today’s poll.


The Future of Foodservice; How to Meet the POTUS; Seafood DNA Tagged at Your Table; White Truffles Shuffle Menus; Mean-Spirited Reviews Make Chefs Sad

"For the record, only Padma can tell me to pack my knives and go, Alex!"

Dining and restaurant news…

* Do you want to know the future of foodservice in the U.S. through the next three years? I do, but it’ll cost $3,200 to find out. Instead, I’ll just assume it involves bacon, heirloom vegetables, ice cream, mixology, and offal, just like it has for the last three years. [Sacramento Bee]

* How to meet the President of the United States. Marry a famous chef and join the kitchen staff for a night when he hosts a fundraiser at his restaurant. [The National Post]

* From the not-at-all-99% files. Chefs are drooling over super-spendy white truffles. [TheStreet.com]

* When words hurt like fists. Online reviews cut deep when it comes to chefs’ egos and hearts. [Hartford Courant]

* Scanning your seafood. DNA bar codes are coming to a restaurant near you, to ensure that the fish you ordered is the fish you’re actually eating. [PopSci]

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