Author Archives: Andrew Stone

Calavera, Calabaza Y Comida – Day of the Dead with Rico Market

Every Year Rico Market brings together a customer appreciation event with a Day of the Dead Celebration that can’t be missed.  It is an evening of fun and entertainment for children and adults alike!  A donation of canned foods for the Utah Food Bank can get you free admission for the evening. This years eventContinue Reading

Celebrate Slow Food With These Great Fall Events.

Fall is here and we have some fabulous community events that are coming up over the next few weeks.  So fabulous, in fact, that we had to share them with you here! October 15-21 – Dinning Around the World: Eat-Enjoy-Give Back  Join Utah chefs and refugees as they cook up flavorful dishes from around theContinue Reading

From Plate to Planet – Good, Clean & Fair – 7 Pillars

From Plate to Planet In the United States, members of Slow Food USA’s 200 chapters celebrate the amazing bounty of food that is available and work to strengthen the connection between the food on our plates and the health of our planet. Our members are involved in activities such as: Raising public awareness, improving accessContinue Reading

Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human Author: Richard Wrangham Publisher: Basic Books Published: May 26, 2009 ISBN: 9780465013623 Ever since Darwin and The Descent of Man, the existence of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability. But in Catching Fire, renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham presents a startling alternative: our evolutionary success isContinue Reading

New York Times reports new restaurants are turning to crowdsourcing for financing

A recent New York Times Dining and Wine section included an article about the trend of crowd-sourcing to help finance new restaurants. Spurned by tapped-out investors and tightwad bankers in challenging times, restaurateur-wannabes are turning to their neighborhoods, and the wider community of the Internet, to finance their dreams. It is part of the same movement towardContinue Reading