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May 06, 2011

Incident at the CIA

Did you know that if you cut your finger at the CIA, it’s an incident?....More
May 04, 2011

A new Rickshaw’s coming to town

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May 04, 2011

CEOs at Soul Daddy

Did you know that a cabal of restaurant CEOs get together several times a year to scheme and plot?....More
Apr 14, 2011

Biryani and mangoes in Hyderabad

Searching for the iconic rice dish and yellow-fleshed fruit....More
Apr 11, 2011

Speed dating in India

I’m in India, covering a trade mission organized by the United States Commerce Department’s Commercial Service....More
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Bret Thorn is responsible for reporting on culinary trends in foodservice for Nation's Restaurant News. He joined NRN in 1999, after spending about five years as a journalist in Thailand, where...
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Food Writer's Diary is a blog written by Bret Thorn, senior food editor of Nation’s Restaurant News, which covers culinary trends and his adventures.

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