Growing demand for plant-forward food

Plant-forward is now the widely accepted term for menus and eating patterns that include more plant-based ingredients and fewer animal-sourced ingredients. The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), in its Have A Plant: The Plant-Forward Eating Guide, positions plant-forward as an inclusive style of eating that is appealing to more people simply because it doesn’t omit […]

What if there were more Irish pubs in the U.S.?

A friend of mine has been living in Ireland the past two years. He and his wife initially thought they would leave Southern California for a year in Ireland to spend time with their grandchildren. Then, the pandemic hit, and they decided to extend their stay and embrace living in Ireland a bit longer than […]

Steve Walpole: 24 hours of ideation to increase produce consumption

Steve Walpole has had a storied career in the culinary world. Today, his business, Steve Walpole Ltd., offers a range of culinary services tailored to meet client-specific needs whether for small start-up projects or big name brand name operations. Walpole has been a food and cooking enthusiast since he started a Saturday restaurant job at […]