Tag Archives: Fancy Food Show

Taste Test: Imperial White Chorizo

There was a LOT of Spanish-style chorizo at the Summer Fancy Food Show, but I especially wanted to taste the Imperial brand from Gloversville, NY. They’re introducing a “white” chorizo which was what Spaniards ate before the introduction of paprika … Continue reading

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Live from the floor at the 2014 Summer Fancy Food Show

I go to the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco every year, but it’s been awhile since I made it to to the New York version. The Summer Fancy Food Show is a bit bigger and seems more chaotic, but … Continue reading

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Bacon Brittle!

In the closing moments of last week’s Fancy Food Show, as I scoured the aisles for anything significant I may have missed, I popped a random treat into my mouth and my eyes went wide: Bacon Brittle! I love bacon … Continue reading

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World’s best tasting beef… from New Zealand?

Last week at the Fancy Food Show I had what may be the best tasting beef I’ve ever experienced. It had the gaminess I like in grass fed beef but without the usual dryness/toughness which comes from the fact grass … Continue reading

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Trends from the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show

Yesterday, a panel of experts  identified four trends from the Winter Fancy Food Show I just attended in San Francisco: Sriracha, chips, low-sugar beverages, mint and condiments. I’ll definitely agree with #3 and #5. There are many fizzy and non-carbonated beverages … Continue reading

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Digesting the Fancy Food Show San Francisco 2013

I spent Monday and Tuesday of last week walking the aisles of the massive Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. It’s a funny show because you find heavily preserved and unsubtle “gifty” items (aimed at small gourmet retailers) alongside world … Continue reading

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A day at the Fancy Food Show

When I was young and hungry some years ago, I heard my clients talking about this incredible thing called the Fancy Food Show. Purveyors of gourmet goods would put forth their latest offerings and you could stroll down aisle after … Continue reading

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