afternoonlove:

Philadelphia Photo League visits the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival on Flickr.
Via Flickr: Free and open to the public, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival celebrates East Kensington’s incredible mix of local artists, musicians and eateries. Organized by the dedicated volunteers of the East Kensington Neighbors Association and featuring over 200 local arts and food vendors, TAAF attracts 10k+ attendees to raise funds for neighborhood projects and revitalization. The festival is held on Trenton Avenue, a wide cobblestone street that has been part of Kensington’s rich creative history for over a hundred years. By hosting the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival, EKNA continues that tradition. — Luminance HDR 2.3.0 tonemapping parameters: Operator: Reinhard02 Parameters: Key: 0.18 Phi: 1 ——— PreGamma: 1

afternoonlove:

Philadelphia Photo League visits the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Free and open to the public, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival celebrates East Kensington’s incredible mix of local artists, musicians and eateries. Organized by the dedicated volunteers of the East Kensington Neighbors Association and featuring over 200 local arts and food vendors, TAAF attracts 10k+ attendees to raise funds for neighborhood projects and revitalization. The festival is held on Trenton Avenue, a wide cobblestone street that has been part of Kensington’s rich creative history for over a hundred years. By hosting the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival, EKNA continues that tradition.


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Farm-to-Table Dinners with Outstanding in the Field

Jim Denevan founded Outstanding in the Field (@out_inthefield) in the late 1990s following a series of "farmer dinners" he hosted in Santa Cruz, California. From these dinners, Jim realized that people wanted to learn more about where their food was coming from. Now, over a decade later, Outstanding in the Field hosts farm-to-table dinners all across the United States, and they’re inviting you to join in by following along on Instagram.

Jim and his crew travel the United States in a vintage red and white bus, hosting dinners at local ranches, vineyards and orchards along the way. The crew teams up with farmers and chefs at each location to prepare dinners using local, seasonal ingredients for over 100 people per sitting. Guests tour the site and meet the farmers before gathering at a long table — often in a scenic area such as a mountaintop or sea cave — to enjoy their meal together.

Follow @out_inthefield to see more photos and videos from the team as they cook up delicious farm dinners around the United States.


Diet Myth Revealed: What Does 200 Calories Really Look Like?

takepart:

Whoa, who knew?

"Calories, as the video notes, are just one aspect of nutrition that, considered on its own, gives a very incomplete picture of the relative healthiness of a given meal. So there isn’t really a Quarter Pounder hiding in your diet, because a Quarter Pounder’s worth of calories, when comprised of foods that aren’t a Quarter Pounder, does not equal a Quarter Pounder.

So maybe ignore this video?”


kcetliving:

We Can Now Detect Food Allergens on Smart Phones
Well, that certainly didn’t take long.
Only a few days ago, the news spread regarding the fact that you can’t really trust food labels as much as you’d think. The problem was that of cross-contamination, wherein items like tree nuts were being stored and packaged in the same facilities as other items, but the companies didn’t warn about the possibility of such an allergen being present. This, as you could imagine, was not the best news for those who have very specific diets based on their allergies. My post ended with a plea for consumers to obtain more knowledge regarding where their food comes from: If one can ask the farmer or business owner directly about how their food is packaged and shipped, one can become more aware of risks of an allergic reaction. But here’s the thing about technology: It’s awesome.
Last week it was announced that UCLA professors have developed a system that will allow smart phones users to detect allergens on their own.
Read more here.

kcetliving:

We Can Now Detect Food Allergens on Smart Phones

Well, that certainly didn’t take long.

Only a few days ago, the news spread regarding the fact that you can’t really trust food labels as much as you’d think. The problem was that of cross-contamination, wherein items like tree nuts were being stored and packaged in the same facilities as other items, but the companies didn’t warn about the possibility of such an allergen being present. This, as you could imagine, was not the best news for those who have very specific diets based on their allergies. My post ended with a plea for consumers to obtain more knowledge regarding where their food comes from: If one can ask the farmer or business owner directly about how their food is packaged and shipped, one can become more aware of risks of an allergic reaction. But here’s the thing about technology: It’s awesome.

Last week it was announced that UCLA professors have developed a system that will allow smart phones users to detect allergens on their own.

Read more here.


"Last year Berlin delicatessen Floris Feinkost launched its own gourmet vending machine featuring such classy treats as bottles of Legras & Haas champagne, Peters pralines, Dutch stroopwafels (these things) and Floris lemon sea salts.
Open 24/7, the machine is also debit-card activated and replenished every day to ensure freshness. Sure, it’s missing some sorely-needed tins of caviar, but with a price range of between €2 and €20 (or $2.60 and $26), you can probably buy yourself enough bubbly to feel fancy without them.”
— via FoodBeast

"Last year Berlin delicatessen Floris Feinkost launched its own gourmet vending machine featuring such classy treats as bottles of Legras & Haas champagne, Peters pralines, Dutch stroopwafels (these things) and Floris lemon sea salts.

Open 24/7, the machine is also debit-card activated and replenished every day to ensure freshness. Sure, it’s missing some sorely-needed tins of caviar, but with a price range of between €2 and €20 (or $2.60 and $26), you can probably buy yourself enough bubbly to feel fancy without them.”

— via FoodBeast


gastropost:

From Gastroposter Laura Hill, via Instagram:

The best drink for a hot day isn’t sugary and dehydrating fruit juice, but homemade iced tea. Made with red rose orange pekoe and celestial peach teas - lemon slices and maple syrup added while steeping

gastropost:

From Gastroposter Laura Hill, via Instagram:

The best drink for a hot day isn’t sugary and dehydrating fruit juice, but homemade iced tea. Made with red rose orange pekoe and celestial peach teas - lemon slices and maple syrup added while steeping

cookingchannel:

Today in ridiculously priced consumables comes a new contender for the most expensive cocktail ever mixed. Australian bartender Joel Heffernan has concocted something so ridiculous that it costs nearly $13,000 for just one glass.

Read More Here



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