New Food Pyramid Designed to Help Parents by Janet Helm (Chicago Tribune): The USDA is retooling its 2005 "MyPyramid," which has adults eating 8 to

"/>

Pyramids for Children, Small-Batch Soy Sauce, and Other Food News

New Food Pyramid Designed to Help Parents by Janet Helm (Chicago Tribune): The USDA is retooling its 2005 "MyPyramid," which has adults eating 8 to 11 servings of fruits and veggies per day, for preschoolers. Anyone with a preschooler want to check it out and let me know what you think?

Take Your Kids Out to a Nice Restaurant by Rebekah Denn (P-I): Since we're on the topic of children, a new group called the Future Foodies of America, led by former PI food editor Hsiao-Ching Chou, is organizing family nights out at some pricey restaurants. I smell a success.

Rise Seen in Food Allergies in Children (AP/NY Times): What's responsible for the 18 percent jump in children who have food allergies? No one knows whether it's genetic, environmental, or merely a matter of awareness.

If They Build It, Will We Come? by Devra First (Boston Globe): One of a few features appearing nationwide this week that look at new restaurants caught by surprise by the economic crash.

Overweight? It's Because You Don't Like Food by Miriam Wolf (Grinder): For real, says one study. Other studies have proved the opposite -- that supertasters are usually skinny.

From Kentucky, Small-Batch Soy Sauce by John T. Edge (NY Times): Oh, god. I mean, it makes sense, but oh, god.

Here is a recipe that you can make with your small-batch soy sauce:

Bonus link: Kikkoman fights back!

 
comments powered by Disqus