Though the culinary landscape has changed quite a bit in the past few decades, there are some things that have remained consistent, like hype. Nowadays, hype surrounding the industry can be found online, especially on social media, but there are some false portrayals (by opinion, in most cases) that have been enrooted within the history of the food biz.
Enter the Oregon truffle, a delicacy that James Beard, in 1977, declared to be just as rich as those of European descent. Despite the well-respected culinarian’s viewpoint, Oregon truffles never really got the name they deserve. Compare this to the expensive truffles in places like France, and hype definitely plays as a factor. But, with help from some locals, Oregon’s truffle movement is finally seeing the light. Read More