World Food Crisis
By Claire Walter on September 8, 2014
Documentaries focus on America’s foods, food crisis and hunger in this supposed land of plenty. Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver-born Chipotle Mexican Grill present the fourth-annual Sustainable Food Film Series, which aims to raise awareness of healthy and sustainable approaches to the way we grow, produce and consume food. Four documentary films covering organics, sustainable […]
By Claire Walter on May 30, 2014
This easily digestible exhibition, which is geared for children and adults, examines food origins, cultures, the opposing challenges of hunger/starvation on the one hand and obesity on the other, the impact of agribusiness on food production today and the future of food production to feed a growing population on the planet.
By Claire Walter on October 15, 2013
Dining and walking to end hunger Tomorrow, October 16, is World Food Day, a global movement to end hunger with events in individual communities. The Colorado events are: Oxfam World Food Day Dinner to foster a conversation about where our food comes from, who cultivates it, and how we can take personal actions that will help protect […]
By Claire Walter on October 11, 2013
I’ve been waiting for a Denver or Boulder restaurant or bakery to offer a knock-off of the Cronut, the trademarked hybrid of a croissant and a donut that has taken New York by storm. The Four Seasons Hotel’s chef de partie, Christina Hong, and a talented pastry team came up with the EDGE CroDough to be introduced at the hotel’s EDGTE Restaurant. Pumpkin is the introductory flavor.
By Claire Walter on August 14, 2013
20-item menu & water sommelier too far over the top According to the United Nations, 884 million people on this planet don’t have access to clean water and an appalling 2.5 billion lack proper sanitation facilities. That’s why I find it obscene that Ray’s & Stark Bar in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has a […]
By Claire Walter on January 19, 2009
Recent Copper Canyon village visit underscores hunger and nutrition crisis I’m at a convention in Mazatlan, Mexico, right now — staying a a fancy resort hotel where a lavish buffet is put out every morning in the beach restaurant and lunch is also available, where the deli sells goodies from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., […]