Side Dish: More Food on the Web

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Duff Goldman: Ace of Ice Cream

Duff’s New Ice Cream: This Ace of Cakes has partnered with Blue Bunny to create four cake-themed ice creams. Here’s the scoop on the new flavors: Chocolate Lovers Triple Chocolate Cake, Strawberries are Forever Shortcake, I Do I Do Wedding Cake and Red Carpet Red Velvet. We’re already screaming for them. [eater.com]

Bolivia’s Quinoa Conundrum: Global demand for quinoa is so high these days those farming it in Bolivia are having to give it up as a dietary staple. As richer countries discover the super food, which is packed “with an exceptional balance of amino acids,” prices for quinoa have skyrocketed, making local consumption dwindle. [nytimes.com]

Alice Waters’ Daughter (Shockingly) Loves Salad: The Wall Street Journal profiles Fanny Singer, daughter of legendary chef Alice Waters, and reveals several noteworthy bites:  her first word was “lobster,” she doesn’t use a microwave and her biggest food indulgence is spending roughly $150 on 12 biodynamic limes. [wsj.com]

Restaurants and Bars Helping Japan: Here in New York, some local restaurants are donating proceeds from special menus to Japan’s relief fund. The New York Times shares a few of these spots, while Grubstreet.com has listed some local bars lending a hand. What establishments in your area are doing the same?

Here’s our round-up of food news, trends and happenings across the web. Check back for more, and tell us what else you’re loving in the comments.

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  2. Diane Asato says:

    A friend and I went to a cafe in Orange, CA yesterday. It is called Bruxie. It serves these incredible waffle foldover sandwiches in savory and sweet versions. The food is absolutely wonderful. It is a little madeover outdoor type food stand on a corner across from Chapman University. We think that Guy Fieri should certainly make a point to include this gem on his Diners, Drive-ins and Dives program. Diane

  3. Sandra Lewis says:

    I have always been big fan of Ina Garten, but after reading the story about snubbing the make a wish foundation, I will no longer be a fan and will tell everyone I Know. Shame on Ina and the foodnetwork.

    SLewis Choctaw OK

  4. L. Tanner says:

    Count me as one of the many who will no longer watch Ina Garten or buy any of her products. Very disappointed in her …..

  5. joel says:

    What have these celibrity chef achieved in the trade absolutely zero , just pure garbage and ina is a prime example . show biz not chef .
    As far as their newly trend , I served Quinoa in San Francisco in 1984 they still did not know which side of the diaper was the front

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