Friday Faves No. 185

favorite find from the front lines of food

Well now Starbucks has gone and done it again. The new "available while supplies last" Unicorn Frappuccino is causing quite a stir.  The article in the Washington Post reports that it tastes like sour birthday cake and shame. Indeed, it only exists for Instagram.  (Washington Post)  BuzzFeed has gone so far as to list the ingredients for the elusive concoction and guess what, it contains the most magical ingredient of all- SUGAR! Check out these pix! (BuzzFeed

While Unicorns may or may not be a real problem, we do know that the fantastical lionfish is causing havoc in the Caribbean.  Just this past week there was an amazing "Eat Lionfish Chefs Throwdown" in the Bahamas.  Our friend and godfather of sustainability, Rick Moonen, MCed the chef competition and it looks like it was a lot of fun.  (Bernews)

Desperate times mean desperate measures.  Failing malls are turning to the foodie crowds and food trucks to draw customers to their parking lots. Now, there is no guarantee that customers will go inside....but it's worth a try. (Bloomberg)

And last but not least, we are proud to showcase one of our amazing clients, Scottish Seas. (Seafood Source)