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Q&A: Chef Luis Escorcia, Altabira City Tavern

Chef Luis Escorcia, Chef de Cuisine, is a native San Franciscan. He graduated from the California Culinary Academy in 2002 and has recently taken the reins at Altabira City Tavern, as chef de cuisine. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Chef Luis headed home to San Francisco, where he spent several years working in the […]

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Q&A: Chef Gabriel Capo, F&B Atlanta

With an impressive and nuanced understanding of French and Mediterranean cuisine, Chef Gabriel Capo shines at this French bistro with an artist’s aesthetic and celebrity style. What inspires you as a chef? What inspire me to be a chef…the culture, the amazing variety of products, techniques and traditions in the world. One of my passions […]

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Why We Love The Blend

By Guest Blogger Katie Workman, The Mom 100 There is much talk about reducing our overall consumption of meat. It’s good for us personally, it’s good for the planet, and it’s also good for the karmic universe. But those burgers! Those meatballs! A piping hot moist meatloaf! These dishes won’t stop calling our names. And […]

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Which Blended Burger Should You Be Eating Right Now?

Put your burger-eating pants on: it’s National Burger Month. With so many burgers to choose from (and so little time!), the choice can be daunting. Fear not – just answer these five questions and we’ll reveal your dream blended burger (yes, the burger of your dreams!). After you discover your dream blend (tell us yours […]

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Do Better for Flavor

Better flavor is on the way. Impress your family or guests with a new cooking technique that will make meals more savory and flavorful: The Blend. Sure, you try to cut calories, but you still want your food to taste good. The Blend, or the combination of meat and mushrooms, is anything but bland. It […]

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Do Better for the Planet

Better sustainability practices don’t have to be hard. Reduce your impact on the environment by adopting sustainable food practices, like The Blend. One way to do better for the earth is to adopt The Blend. Simply replace a portion of the meat in your dishes with earth-friendly mushrooms. The Blend is the culinary practice of combining chopped […]

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Do Better for Health

With the blenditarian lifestyle you can do better for your health – and your family’s health – without having to sacrifice your favorite foods. Many people want to eat healthier, but have a hard time cutting back on less healthy foods. Fortunately, being a blenditarian, a.k.a. someone who blends chopped mushrooms with ground meat, allows […]

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How to Make a Blend Burger

How to Make a Blended Burger

A blended burger is a better burger. Learn how to put a healthier more delicious spin on a classic recipe. Get the Classic Blended Burger Recipe What’s your preferred technique for blending mushrooms into burgers? Weigh in with your tips below.

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The Blend at University of Southern California

The farm to tailgate is a fun and natural step for universities. It allows us a platform to communicate and simplify MOC principles into food commonly found on campus. Through this landscape we can reimagine the “classics” while adding elements of health, sustainability and flavor.” – Eric D. Ernest CEC, CCA, Executive Chef, USC Hospitality […]

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Q&A: Chef Jehangir Mehta on The Blend

Chef Jehangir Mehta is the Chef and owner of Graffiti, Graffiti Earth and Me and You in New York City.  Chef Mehta sits on the board of the Culinary Institute’s Menus of Change and has been a longtime advocate of sustainable food solutions and The Blend. On being a Blenditarian…  I have been a Blenditarian […]

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