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  • FSM News

  • Meat and Poulty Industry Economic Impact

    A 2012 Meat and Poultry Industry Economic Impact study measured the combined impact of the meat and poultry processing and hide, skin, and offal production industries (meat and poultry products). The industry is defined to include ... read more »

    May 24, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Can You Talk the Lingo About USDA Beef Grading and Yields?

    The more you know, the better buying questions you can ask and the better buying decisions you can make.After meat and poultry are inspected for wholesomeness, producers and processors may request that they have products graded ... read more »

    May 24, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Tea for Two … or Twenty … or More!

    Next to water, tea is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Whether it is green tea or one of today’s composite tea blends, a cuppa’ tea — hot or iced — warms the ... read more »

    May 23, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Half Just Might Be More

    Yes, dumpsters and garbage bins behind U.S. restaurants are still filling up, but fortunately, with a little less discarded food. As Foodservice Monthly has reported in previous issues, restaurant food waste is an ongoing problem. The ... read more »

    May 23, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • FSM NEWS

    National Harbor Shines A great spring tradition returned to the National Harbor Waterfront on the Potomac with the much anticipated 11th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival the last weekend of April. This year’s festival ... read more »

    May 23, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Whining and Dining

  • What’s On Tap

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    Ron and Gail Furman’s Max’s Taphouse in Fells Point will host Union Craft Brewery’s 5th anniversary party on June 29 at 5 p.m. It’ll be hu—uge! Max’s is the logical choice for this celebration b’cuz ... read more »

    May 24, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Whatsup?

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    FlowerMart — a time-honored rite of spring — takes place on May 5 and 6 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm at Mount Vernon Square in downtown B’more. This year’s event is “not your mother’s ... read more »

    May 01, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Who Doesn’t Like a Free Festival?

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    Whatsup Light City is a free festival that transforms Baltimore neighborhoods with large-scale light installations, performances, music, and innovation. It kicked off on March 31 and continues through April 8.  Central to Light City is ... read more »

    Mar 21, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Restaurateur’s World

  • Our Industry’s Image

    Michael SternbergMichael Sternberg

    I’ve been blessed with a long career in the hospitality industry, during which I’ve met some of the most engaging, caring, and creative people among my fellow restaurateurs and chefs.  We’ve laughed, cried, broken bread ... read more »

    May 01, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Defining Success

    Michael SternbergMichael Sternberg

    The closing of Jeff and Sally Buben’s iconic Southern restaurant, Vidalia, this past December, gave me much to think about. We’re all aware that the life span of a restaurant is finite, and eventually, forces ... read more »

    Mar 01, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post