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New Food Domain Extensions Released Including .food, .restaurant and .organic

New Food Domain Extensions Released Including .food, .restaurant and .organic

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

ICANN has released thousands of new domain extension–including .food and .restaurant and even .organic. This could be a windfall for small food businesses, as long as they can figure out how it works.

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Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google’s new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.

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2014 San Francisco Zagat Guide Surveys Restaurants, Residents’ Eating Preferences

2014 San Francisco Zagat Guide Surveys Restaurants, Residents’ Eating Preferences

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Zagat Guide comes out today. Along with information about nearly 1,500 restaurants, it also includes a survey of residents’ eating habits — including our tendency to take photos of our food.

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Is The Way To A Tech Worker’s Loyalty Through Their Stomach?

Is The Way To A Tech Worker’s Loyalty Through Their Stomach?

| July 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Google’s extensive and delectable food offerings have long been part of the company’s perks. Now startups in other cities are hiring chefs that prepare fresh, creative food to attract and keep top talent.

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Cooking Lessons in Real Time: Google+ Cooking School

Cooking Lessons in Real Time: Google+ Cooking School

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

People are using the “Hangouts” feature of Google+, Google’s new sharing project, in creative ways. Learn about a real-time video cooking school that uses this collaborative tool.

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Google’s New Recipe Search: A Food Blogger’s Dilemma

Google’s New Recipe Search: A Food Blogger’s Dilemma

| March 17, 2011 | 7 Comments

Google is out to tame the Wild West of the food world, and I’m not really sure how I feel about this. A couple of weeks ago, Google introduced Recipe View, a search function Bing had added last year. Initially, I loved the idea that people would be able to search for recipes exclusively and that Google had taken the time to create a recipe search tool specifically for cooks, but then I saw the search results and my hopes deflated.

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Dining at Google: Part 2

Dining at Google: Part 2

Some of you may have read my post last week about Google dining. I was fortunate enough to be asked to have lunch on the Google campus, and while I was there, Google was incredibly accommodating. They set up a time for me to interview Scott Giambastiani, one of their Executive Chefs, and tour some of the Google cafés. But what was the food like? Eclectic, fresh, and small. Let me explain.

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Dining at Google: Part 1

Dining at Google: Part 1

For years I have heard people wax poetic about the food at Google. The rumors seemed unbelievable: fresh organic, sustainable and locally grown foods prepared under the tutelage of a five-star chef. Oh, and did I mention it’s all free? Well, free if you work there. As if those stock options weren’t sufficient. It’s enough to make a freelance editor and writer cry. So when a friend of mine who works for Google asked me join him for lunch one day, I jumped at the chance. I wanted to see for myself how the food operation at Google worked, and, more than that, if the hype lived up to the reality.

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