Repurposed Dish

Sophisticated dishes and beverages are being made with waste foods and materials

Implications - With strategies surrounding the prevention of waste being formed on local, national and global levels, those who specialize in luxury food are accommodating these seemingly unpleasant materials or ingredients into their sophisticated menu items. This shift serves two significant functions – catering to experiential foodies desiring novelty, while giving consumers motivated by morality the simple, value-driven purchase decisions they crave.
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Kitchen Scrap Cocktails - XYST Serves Cocktails Made with Repurposed Ingredients
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New and Warm 106 Clicks Pub: Oct 27, 17
Kitchen Scrap Cocktails
XYST Serves Cocktails Made with Repurposed Ingredients
While the majority of kitchen scraps may be destined for the compost, XYST is a plant-based eatery that is now putting discarded—yet useful—ingredients to good use for the creation of cocktails.... [More]
Upcycled Seafood Cakes - SecondsFirst Makes Fresh Fish Cakes from Repurposed Ingredients
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This Year and Average 267 Clicks Pub: May 4, 17
Upcycled Seafood Cakes
SecondsFirst Makes Fresh Fish Cakes from Repurposed Ingredients
SecondsFirst is the name of a start-up company that makes fish cakes, but in a way that sets it apart from the majority of other seafood product producers. The company makes its fish cakes from... [More]
Hyper-Local Dumpster Desserts - This Frozen Summer Treat Repurposes Ingredients from the Trash
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This Year and Warm 562 Clicks Pub: Apr 6, 17
Hyper-Local Dumpster Desserts
This Frozen Summer Treat Repurposes Ingredients from the Trash
A new flavor from Portland-based ice cream shop Salt & Straw will be launching in June, and it is a frozen summer treat that is worthy of note for more than its flavor. Although many people... [More]
Converted Sportswear Fertilizers - The Brand Houdini is Turning Its Clothes into Gourmet Food
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This Year and Warm 679 Clicks Pub: May 2, 17
Converted Sportswear Fertilizers
The Brand Houdini is Turning Its Clothes into Gourmet Food
The Houdini Menu is a campaign and project by the sportswear brand ‘Houdini’, which aims to become more environmentally friendly in how it manages the waste it produces. The unusual... [More]
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