Food & Drink - Librarian Recommended Websites
Local & Regional
Culinary Center of Kansas City - A unique venue in the Midwest where aspiring chefs of all skill levels can gather together to celebrate the culinary arts in a variety of ways.)
KC Food Circle - Connects people to local growers.
KC Lunch Spots - As the name suggests, a local blogger reviews KC food joints.
Allrecipes.com -This site offers over 40,000 free recipes.
Cook's Thesaurus -A cooking encyclopedia that contains a multitude of food information. Photographs and a pronunciation guide are included as well.)
Epicurious -Offers thousands of recipes, aricles and opportunities to connect with other "foodies".
Yummly - Tell Yummly what foods you like (or hate) and it will discover recipes for you to try.
Asia Food - This site offers a variety of Asian recipes and Asian restaurant reviews.
European Cuisines -You can search for recipes by region or country. The site also has a handy conversion guide.
La Tartine Gourmand -A delightful food/lifestyle blog written by a French expat who currently resides in Boston. A professional photographer as well, she combines her recipes entries with luscious photographs. Delectable reading!
Cooking Light -The companion site to the popular magazine contains recipes and articles related to healthy eating.
Diabetic Gourmet Magazine -A site dedicated to diabetic dining and health related issues.
USDA's Nutrition Center -An online library that contains a variety of dietary wellness information.
Fast Food Calorie Counter -Provides links to the nutritional and calorie information of food, drinks, and desserts served at 90 popular fast food and casual restaurant chains.
Cocktail Times -This site has an abundance of cocktail recipes complete with a drink dictionary and suggested party food pairings.
Real Beer Page -A definitive site all about beer, breweries & pubs.
RateBeer - Offers consumer-driven beer reviews, along with articles about the beer industry and culture.
The Coffee Review -Described as the "world's largest coffee buying guide" the site has reviews and reference information.
Wine Lover's Page -This online guide includes reviews, podcasts, videos and an online forum for wine lovers.
Wine Geeks - This site offers user-rated wine reviews.
The following sites include user reviews of restaurants. You can search by city or zip code.
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