The annual Winter Fancy Food Show took place January 21-23, 2018 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The Daily Meal’s cheese expert Raymond Hook spent these three days investigating tens of thousands of products from over 1,400 exhibitors from around the globe. Here’s a list of his top five finds. Look out for these… Read more »
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The SOFI Awards are some of the most coveted honors in the specialty food business. Gold, Silver, and Bronze sofis are given for “Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation,” and the prestige that comes with these accolades has the potential to significantly alter the course for an artisan producer.
Fifteen years ago, I took a trip to England for a comprehensive tour of the origins of the best British cheeses. I visited Wensleydale in North Yorkshire, then the village of Colston Basset to learn about Stilton and the West County for an education in Cheddar. But it was a trip to Bath, nestled in… Read more »
The 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show took place June 25-27 at the Javits Center in New York City. Over this weekend, The Daily Meal’s cheese expert Raymond Hook perused 180,000 specialty foods and beverages and selected his top 5 items from the show. Keep an eye out for these exceptional products at your local specialty… Read more »
The 6th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show was held June 28 to 30, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City. Our resident cheese expert (and member of The Daily Meal Council) Raymond Hook spent these three days walking the halls and assessing the thousands of specialty food items on display.