The Main Dish

In the Age of Information Overload, refinement is key. That was the thought behind The Main Dish - a quick compilation of the most bookmark-worthy links from the Foodable WebTV Network. Aside from our usual daily content, The Main Dish will serve a fresh batch of 5-10 handpicked pieces every Sunday from our editor of the most appetizing lists & literature that you may have missed.

 

Fast Casual Nation: The Best of 2013 [video]

Foodable Top 25: D.C.’s First-Ever Restaurant Rankings

In the Kitchen: 2014 Predictions from Chef Justin Beckett

San Francisco: The Bay Area’s December Foodable Top 25

Hard Cider: The Perfect Cold Weather Cocktail

Foodable Top 25: New York City’s December List

Rock My Restaurant: Space Planning and Kitchen Equipment [video]

Miami: December Foodable Top 25

Singapore: The Convergence of Food and Technology

The Main Dish

In the Age of Information Overload, refinement is key. That was the thought behind The Main Dish - a quick compilation of the most bookmark-worthy links from the Foodable WebTV Network. Aside from our usual daily content, The Main Dish will serve a fresh batch of 5-10 handpicked pieces every Sunday from our editor of the most appetizing lists & literature that you may have missed.

 

Fast Casual Nation: The Best of 2013 [video]

Foodable Top 25: D.C.’s First-Ever Restaurant Rankings

In the Kitchen: 2014 Predictions from Chef Justin Beckett

San Francisco: The Bay Area’s December Foodable Top 25

Hard Cider: The Perfect Cold Weather Cocktail

Foodable Top 25: New York City’s December List

Rock My Restaurant: Space Planning and Kitchen Equipment [video]

Miami: December Foodable Top 25

Singapore: The Convergence of Food and Technology

A Taste of Singapore: Hawker Centers & Laksa

A Taste of Singapore: Hawker Centers & Laksa

Singapore’s population is a mixture of Chinese, Malay and Indian immigrants. Is your mouth watering at the thought of all those cuisines mixing together yet? The region has a strong history of street food due to the bachelor population of early independence. The ratio of men to women was skewed, so the tradition of street food grew to accommodate a lack of home-cooked meals. 

The hawkers that used to line the streets have since moved their practice to indoor food courts, dubbed hawker centers. These centers are the perfect place to show off the credo of mixing that makes Singaporean cuisine so remarkable. There’s Malaysian fare mixed with Hokkien cooking methods, which constitutes as Nonya style cooking. 

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Small Nation, Big Appetite: Singapore's Emerging Food Scene

Photo Credit: TMagazine

Photo Credit: TMagazine

In Singapore there exists a term that isn't easily translated into English, shiok. Shiok, when in the context of food, means something that nourishes both the soul and the stomach. The word is deeply rooted into the nation's identity which would explain the passion behind its emerging food scene.  

 The fourth largest financial center in the world, Singapore is experiencing a luxury boom and with a rich economy comes the demand for rich-food. Flying food, and chefs, from all over the world to build Singapore's food scene and it's new Vegas-style vibe, the small island has become a culinary hot-spot and tourist attraction. Read More