Category: Merry White

San Francisco gets a taste of Japanese-style hot dogs

San Francisco Chronicle  Merry White, College of Arts and Sciences Making a hot dog at Takuya Japanese Style Hotdog and Bowl, which has locations in San Mateo and San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood, is no mere matter of applying yellow and red squiggles to the sausage, or even a heap of kraut for the probiotically […]

This Is Why Everyone Gets So Excited About Free Food At Work

Refinery 29 Merry White, College of Arts & Sciences Ever wondered why you are so interested in those stale doughnuts in the break room, the mystery-meat-on-a-stick samples at the grocery store, or the less-than-appetizing leftovers from that catered work lunch? Expert quote: “Food came ‘free’ from the mother’s breast and within the family; most middle- […]

Boston Chinese: A Fusion Food Cooked Up In A Melting Pot City

NPR “The Salt: What’s On Your Plate” Merry White, College of Arts & Sciences Chinese food has become ingrained in this country’s culinary landscape over the years — giving rise to some uniquely Americanized dishes like General Tsao’s chicken, beef and broccoli, and of course, the ubiquitous fortune cookie… Expert quote: “Both the Italian and […]

Coffee costs more? Not really. How breakfast prices changed over time

USA Today Merry White, College of Arts & Sciences For Starbucks addicts, breakfast fuel just got more expensive… Expert quote: “People experiment with the rest of their day,” but breakfast “is a ritualized meal. Americans like their eggs, toast, bacon, pancakes, coffee, orange juice and breakfast cereals.” View full article

You may never have had coffee like this, but it will be available in Boston soon

Boston Business Journal Merry White, College of Arts & Sciences A leading operator of coffee shops in Japan is planning its foray into the U.S. market next month in Boston’s Financial District, and if the scene at the 10 Milk St. location this afternoon was any indication, Ogawa Coffee is leaving little to chance… Expert […]