All Blog Posts Tagged 'Fancy' (3)

Jelly Belly Mona Lisa and Sipping Chocolate: Day One at the Fancy Food Show

Day One of the Fancy Food Show



The first day of the Fancy Food Show is completely overwhelming. There are so many things to see and taste that it is hard to keep track of it all. I see people writing orders on the first day and I wonder how

they can be so decisive. But certain vendors stand out, and the ones that

manage to stay top of mind after tasting so many other delicious goodies are

items that deserve a place in Stone and…

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Added by Elizabeth Blumberg on June 27, 2010 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Top Chef contestant, Jeff McInnis cooks, sings and gets down with pasta-Video

Chef Jeff McInnis is more than his boyish good looks, he can really cook. Proof of that was his cooking demonstration for the Fernando Pensato Gourmet Food line at the International Fancy Food Show this week. It isn’t easy being squished in a 10 x 12 booth, doing a live cooking demonstration when three quarters of passersbys want the free eats. Jeff was at ease, ever-so-tactful with inquiries and having as much as fun as the situation would allow. A performer at heart, I can see why… Continue

Added by Dara Bunjon on July 7, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

Day One of the 55th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show

Well, I’ve always wanted to attend the NASFT Summer Fancy Food Show, a gargantuan gourmet foodie event at the Javits Center in New York, but even though I’ve written about food and retail for over a decade and can get into any other trade show, that ticket has always remained out of my reach. Until this year, when I decided that gift baskets might be a way of liquidating some cute but slow-selling merchandise I have in stock in my other life as a struggling start-up online retailer. That’s the… Continue

Added by Elizabeth Blumberg on June 28, 2009 at 5:37pm — No Comments

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