Hungry for Linkage: Sushi-making Robots; the How-To on Food Trucks; Hop Chef Competition; Guas from Bayou Bakery on Chopped

Posted by / Wednesday, April 11th, 2012


Sushi-making robots for the future. [Inside Scoop SF]

Did you catch Food Network’s Chopped last night? David Guas, chef mastermind behind Bayou Bakery in Arlington, competed in this secret ingredient cooking competition. Don’t worry, we won’t tell you what happened. Check out a rerun to see how it ends. [Eater]

Hop Chef! No, we didn’t mean Top Chef.  Seven local chefs will be challenged to prepare dishes that pair well with a Ommegang beer. The local winner will then move on to the grand Hop Chef competition. NoVA chefs include: Jamie Leeds of Hank’s Oyster Bar, Mark Marrocco of Magnolias at the Mill and Will Artley of Pizzeria Orso. [WaPo]

Burger King unveils a bacon sundae that will go for a test run in Nashville (and hopefully not make its way to NoVA) amongst other new menu changes. [Huffington Post]

David Weber, President of the NYC Food Truck Association, releases The Food Truck Handbook, a how-to-succeed in the mobile-food scene, a bound-to-be best seller in our food truck-crazed society. [SF Gate]

Restaurant 3 opens for patio pig roasts next Thursday (4/19) with $5 pulled pork sandwiches, $3 Porkslaps and $5 Bacon Bloody Marys. [NVM Wire]

Pie charts get a tasty new meaning. [Mostly Cabbages]

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[tips for the food desk]

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