Dear Foodie: Radioactive Tuna

Dear Foodie, I enjoy Bluefin tuna at my favorite restaurant. Much to my surprise, I have heard that I need to be concerned about eating Pacific Bluefin tuna due to contamination from the nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011. I don’t want to start glowing in the dark; should I eat this fish?

Dear Foodie: Tomato Withdrawals

Dear Foodie, Here it is the dead of winter and I am missing my farmers markets and all the colorful and flavorful fruits and vegetables. I can’t afford to move to California. How can I get my hands on a great tomato?

Happy Cows

Dear Foodie, When visiting a restaurant, I always make a habit of inquiring from where my hamburger meat comes. Recently, when I asked the question I got not only the name of the farm on which the animal was raised, that it had been raised humanely and that the farm took particular care to make […]

Dear Foodie: Truth in Labeling vs. Marketing Hype

Dear Foodie, I recently got into crafting and selling cheese.  I consider myself an artist.  By that I mean I make my cheeses by hand in a meticulous process I learned in a special course over the internet.  I walked into a big box grocery store the other day and a cheese that I won’t […]