Food Issue

Meet the 30 Most Influential People in Food

Who can deny that food has gone from simple sustenance to trendy to a topic that has come to dominate our lives—whether having to do with public health, personal wellness, […]

Ragú and Bertolli’s New Owner Seeks an Agency to Turn Castoffs Into Crown Jewels

Like with sports teams and their players, one corporation's castoffs can become another's superstars.

How Is Digital Shaping the Future of Food Marketing? Join #AdweekChat to Discuss

From Instagram and podcasts to crowdsourced reviews and socially fueled celebrity chefs, it's clear we've entered a new era of obsessive foodie culture.

Take a Tour of OpenTable’s Chic Restaurant-Themed Headquarters

Downtown San Francisco is ground zero for startups. It's also home to some of the most coveted real estate in the country. Space, as always, is at a premium. So […]

Mario Batali Shares His Favorite Foodie Apps, Blogs and Instagram Accounts

Specs Age 54 Claim to fame Chef and restaurateur; ambassador for the EAT (RED) campaign; co-host of ABC's The Chew (weekdays at1 p.m.) Base New York

This Week’s Must-Haves: Feed Your Ego With a Selfie Toaster

In honor of the Food Issue, this week we're highlighting fabulous kitchen gadgets, including a selfie toaster, a DIY cheese kit, and a cutting board for the obsessive chef.

This Agency Can Create Your Campaign, Publish Your Book and Drop Your Album

Specs Who Ecd Jim Harper (l.) and president and owner Dave Scott What Full-service ad agency Where St. Louis

For The NYT, Digitizing 16,000 Recipes From Its Past Is Part of Securing Its Future

Specs Current gig Food editor at The New York Times Previous gig National editor at The New York Times Age 48

How Pop-Tarts Has Stayed Hot for Over 50 Years

Food technologist Bill Post devised a lot of unusual foodstuffs at the Kellogg's plant he supervised in Grand Rapids, Mich., and he also devised a great way of testing all of them. He brought the goods home for his kids to eat. The children didn't care for many of the prototypes, but one of them they liked a great deal. "Bring those fruit scones home, Dad," they said.

How MasterChef Junior Helped Rescue Fox’s Season

As Fox's schedule imploded last fall, the network found itself with an enormous hole to fill: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. where reality misfire Utopia (one of its four freshman flops) had sunk to a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49.