Saturday Food Section: Whole Foods Market Now Has a “Vegetable Butcher”

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Food News January 11 2017

Welcome to the weekend! Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all this week’s food news on the web. Here are the high-level highlights of the food stories we’ve been reading this week.


  • In what sounds like parody but is actually real life, Whole Foods has hired its first-ever “vegetable butcher.” [Grub Street]




  • McDonald’s is going upscale with a new snow crab sandwich, and hoping it gives the Filet-O-Fish a run for its money. [USA Today]


  • Masaharu Morimoto, Marcus Samuelsson and Vivian Howard are among those on the shortlist for the 2017 IACP awards. Noticeably absent from the announcement? Bestselling cookbook author Chrissy Teigen. [Eater]


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