Read all about it, read all about it! This week's food news is filled with juicy stories, from an all-avocado restaurant to offensive fried chicken.
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Soon enough, Amsterdam will be doing all avocado, all the time.
Three restaurateurs announced the opening of a new avocado-based cafe called The Avocado Show, where all dishes will feature the beloved green ingredient. The location is slated to open later this month.
Publisher's Weekly and Nielsen BookScan released their annual list of best-selling cookbooks, and this year's chart was filled with trendy new foods and comfort food faves.
Topping the list was Ina Garten's Cooking for Jeffrey, followed by Chrissy Teigen's Cravings. J. Kenji López and Anthony Bourdain also made the list with their popular new books.
This weekend, the company will unveil the chocolates at the Winter Fancy Food Show before being released over the wire on Monday. The ecclectic flavors include Cheeky Cheeky Churro and Totally Tangy Mango.
The secret to sticking to your healthy-eating goals this year may come in the form of a fun app.
Scientists have developed a smartphone app to help you resist junkfood cravings - in 10 minutes flat. The Food Trainer app flashes images of both healthy and unhealthy foods, and asks the user to choose only the healthy foods based on the query.
The science behind the app explains that it "reprograms the brain's reward system". No word yet as to whether it works on churros or flan, though.
Earlier this week, one Texas restaurant took their celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day a little too far, and in the absolute wrong direction.
Azle Café tried to "have some fun" on Monday by offering customers a lunch special of chicken and waffles with a side of watermelon. The restaurant received criticism for offering an antiquated, stereotypical meal often associate with black culture. The owner explained that she didn't mean to offend anyone and certainly didn't think the menu option through.