WSJ: Want To Avoid Munching On Unhealthy Foods? Serve Yourself
"For anyone trying to eat better: New research shows the simple act of having to serve yourself can curb unhealthy indulgence. People who choose their own piece of cake—or, even better, cut it themselves—eat less of it. They’re also less likely to eat things like cake at all." Read full story.
FOODBEAST: Starbucks Adds First New Menu Items Of 2017, Including Sous Vide Egg Bites
"Now, the coffee chain is kicking off 2017 with two new items that haven't been seen before as a fast food option. The first item is a Sous Vide Egg Bite that comes in two flavors: Bacon & Gruyere or Egg White & Roasted Red Pepper. Sous vide is a technique where vacuum-sealed food is cooked in a water bath at a precise temperature." Read full story.
THRILLIST: MCDONALD'S TAKE ON 'CHICKEN AND WAFFLES' MIGHT BE BETTER THAN THE REAL THING
"You no longer need to pillage McDonald's "secret menu" to indulge in a handheld version of chicken and waffles. The chain is currently testing a Chicken McGriddle — a fried chicken patty placed between two maple syrup-infused McGriddle buns — at select locations in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. It looks like McDonald's is possibly (hopefully) gearing up for an imminent nationwide rollout of the breakfast sandwich. " Read full story.