New York Magazine has a 4,800 word piece on Brooklyn's artisan food movement that asks the tough questions: "Is there really a mass market for $9 chutney? In other words, can twee scale? And if it can, and we do...
In the latest installment of "Ask a Fool," Austin Smith responds to the question, "Is L Brands as overpriced as it seems?" In a word, no. Consider the company's flagship brand, Victoria's Secret. Same-store sales increased 3% in the... Read Post
So, all you small-time gastronomic artisans of Brooklyn, you ricotta-makers and knife-forgers, you picklers and bean-to-bar chocolatiers, sure looks like the New York Times thinks you're all that. Brooklyn's New Culinary Movement, p... Read Post
With over 800 new "artisan" food products — including ones from Domino's, Tostitos, and Starbucks — released over the past five years, what does that word even mean anymore? According to one data cruncher, the word "suggests that th... Read Post