US Open 2013 Food Preview: Tony Mantuano, David Burke, Masaharu Morimoto

Tony Mantuano's antipasto plate.

For the chefs who serve food to the roughly 700,000 fans at the U.S. Open, the challenge of satisfying massive hordes each year while also adapting your menu to changing trends can be tricky.

Tony Mantuano, owner of New York’s Spiaggia, starts planning for the two-week-long event up to nine months in advance. This year he was focused on sourcing his food locally.

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British Open Menu: Mushy Peas, Porridge, Bacon Roll

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2013 NBA Draft food grades

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By Andy Barks We break down the 2013 NBA Draft, S&F-style. THE CELERY STICK — Nerlens Noel Forward/Center – Kentucky 6’10”, 230 – Freshman – Everett, Mass. Drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans at No. 6. The cricticisms of Noel come as easily as those of his veggie kin. He’s raw. He’s awkward and fragile. [...]

What’s Michelle Wie Eating?

New hashtag: #whatiswieeating.

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Walter Bond, former NBA player, to star in new Food Network show

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During Walter Bond’s senior year of college, he was nearly ready to give up on his dream of playing in the National Basketball Association.

The 6-foot-5 University of Minnesota shooting guard certainly made for an unlikely NBA prospect. He had spent three seasons trying to get off the bench, only to have his senior year cut short by injuries.

His father encouraged him to set his sights on the NBA anyway.

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Food Porn: Opening Day Edition

MMP- Grand Slam, Chef Bryan Caswell

Opening Day is just days away, and Aramark is gearing up for the new season. Check out some of the grub they have in store: Rogers Centre The Distillery Turkey “Pretzel” Sandwich — House smoked and hand carved turkey, whole grain Dijonnaise, Canadian white cheddar, grilled back bacon and rocket greens on a soft pretzel [...]

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in NYC

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Whether you’re looking for an upscale (dudes who wear sports coats and ties to watch football) or the shitty dive-bar (that reeks like the drunk girl throwup from the night before) New York City has a sports bar for everyone.

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Ravens Recipes for the Super Bowl

Crab Tots 2013

Ravens fans, we have a special treat for you. We’ve got three popular recipes straight from M&T Bank Stadium Executive Chef Joe Bachman. Crab tots, crab dip, crab cakes and a steak sandwich. Can you dig it?

“The biggest football game of the year is also one of the largest food consumption days of the year, so we wanted to give fans recipes to create special menus for their parties this year,” said Bachman. “Baltimore is well known for its delicious crab, so it was an obvious choice to share our favorite recipes that highlight our signature hometown flavor.”

Add deer antler spray at your own discretion. We kid, we kid. On to the recipes: Click here…

Michelle Wie is a foodie, prolific food tweeter

Michelle Wie, @themichellewie, might be a worthy challenger to JJ Redick as the biggest foodie in sports. Check out her Instagrams and tweet pics. And yes, we did go all the way back to October on her Twitter feed … not creepy at all …