#Cupcakes, #Bacon, #Kimchi: Heres Where Food Trends Come From

What makes a food trend? In his new book, The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up With Fondue, out May 27, journalist David Sax sets out to discover the hidden forces behind our diets.

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Meet the people who engineer food crazes.

Cupcakes, Bacon, Kimchi: Heres Where Food Trends Come From | Mother Jones.

Wonton Noodle Soup With Chicken and Shiitakes

This is one of my all time favorites, and very easy to make yourself.

This simple soup combines dried shiitake mushrooms with thin wonton noodles, chicken, and scallions in a light chicken and mushroom broth. It’s an easy but filling meal with delicate flavors and a soul-satisfying warmth. The secret is all in the mushrooms.

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Photo also By: Shao Z

Wonton Noodle Soup With Chicken and Shiitakes | Serious Eats : Recipes.

What to do in #Paris April 30 – May 11, 2014

An annual event for 110 years, the Foire de Paris takes place in the Exhibition Centre Porte de Versailles from April 30 to May 11, 2014. Set in the land of a tropical pavilion, Reunion Island invites visitors to discover its specialties in gastronomy, crafts, products from its local culture, and its tourist offerings.

Reunion Island heads to Paris fair.