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Proposed merger[edit]

Looking for thoughts on merging Peach (fruit) into Peach. Content seems to overlap. Discussion on Peach talk page. Thanks. --Kstern (talk) 13:17, 6 August 2020 (UTC)

RfC: Reliability of PETA[edit]

Opinions are needed on the following Wikipedia:Reliable sources/Noticeboard#RfC: Reliability of PETA. A permalink for it is here. Flyer22 Frozen (talk) 02:42, 9 August 2020 (UTC)

GAR on Chipotle Mexican Grill[edit]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, an article that you or your project may be interested in, has been nominated for a community good article reassessment. If you are interested in the discussion, please participate by adding your comments to the reassessment page. If concerns are not addressed during the review period, the good article status may be removed from the article. Ten Pound Hammer(What did I screw up now?) 17:25, 8 September 2020 (UTC)

Help updating ADM article re: cocoa products[edit]

Hello!, David here with Archer-Daniels-Midland Company. I've posted a request at Talk:ADM (company) to update the article re: cocoa products. The Products section suggests the company still produces cocoa products even though ADM's cocoa business was sold in 2015 (as mentioned in the article's text). I'm not editing the article myself to comply with conflict of interest rules, and hoping an editor or two here might be able to help update the page for me. Thank you! ADM DavidW (talk) 15:50, 13 September 2020 (UTC)

Hi again! The above request has been answered, but I've since shared two additional requests at Talk:ADM (company) to update basic product information:
Might a project member have a moment to take a look and update the page on my behalf? Thanks! ADM DavidW (talk) 23:40, 10 February 2021 (UTC)

Category:Historical foods[edit]

This category seems to have accumulated a number of pages which aren't really relevant. If you're interested, please contribute to the discussion at Category talk:Historical foods. --Macrakis (talk) 22:48, 15 September 2020 (UTC)

List of fictional vegetarian characters nominated for deletion, comments are requested[edit]

Hello all! I was deeply disappointed to see today that the article I created on September 7, not even 20 days ago, was nominated for deletion. Please comment on Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of fictional vegetarian characters so the page can be saved, even if you aren't a vegetarian. The more people who comment, the better, as I'd like the page to be improved. Thanks! Historyday01 (talk) 05:39, 27 September 2020 (UTC)

Date of establishment of Lower Queen Anne Store[edit]

A check should be made of the date of the establishment of Dick's at Lower Queen Anne. Having lived near the store in the 1970's (1976-1989), I recall it was a Burger King originally -- since I ate more than one Whopper there. That store then closed and was replaced by Dick's. The date may be 1984, not 1974. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 73.239.76.251 (talk) 19:00, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

Status of Greek subsection at Mediterranean cuisine[edit]

WikiProject members are invited to contribute to the discussion at Talk:Mediterranean cuisine on the status of the coverage of Greek cuisine. Chiswick Chap (talk) 13:45, 8 October 2020 (UTC)

Sources[edit]

Hi all,

It doesn't look like this page is very active, but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I have recently discovered that the page Kettle corn is completely unsourced. I'd really like to improve it. Of course, the difficulty is finding sources. Simply searching for history of kettle corn just produces a lot of companies that have blog posts about the history, with no sources.

So how can I find some better historical sources for this page? I understand that it's difficult to find the exact origin of foods, and that's fine. But I'd really like to improve the page. I don't normally work in food-related pages, so I'm a little out of my depth. Really would appreciate any advice. Apathyash (talk) 01:46, 13 October 2020 (UTC)

List of chocolate bar brands - Inclusion criteria[edit]

I've started up a discussion on inclusion criteria for the list of chocolate bar brands. Inclusion criteria needs to be established. Input from other editors is highly encouraged. Mr. C.C.Hey yo!I didn't do it! 17:22, 31 October 2020 (UTC)

Baked apple has an RFC[edit]

Baked apple has an RFC for possible consensus. A discussion is taking place. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments on the discussion page. Thank you.

User:Spudlace has unilaterally redirected Baked apple into Cooking apple (without merging the well-sourced content), while creating a new article on German baked apples. Input from the Food and Drink community would be helpful. --Macrakis (talk) 19:15, 7 November 2020 (UTC)

Farina bona[edit]

This has been unreferenced and tagged for notability for over ten years. Please let's fix this. Bearian (talk) 00:32, 25 November 2020 (UTC)

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Grana Padano[edit]

Hi. Notifying of discussion Talk:Grana Padano#Controversies section. Vaselineeeeeeee★★★ 14:25, 7 December 2020 (UTC)

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Copied from WT:WikiProject Disambiguation, because it has more to do with food and drink than with disambiguation. The "article for improvement" is a BCA which has not yet been written, and whose title is occupied by a temporary disambiguation page. Certes (talk) 12:13, 21 December 2020 (UTC)

Sel gris[edit]

Can we work on improving this short article, especially its sourcing? Bearian (talk) 21:01, 23 December 2020 (UTC)

Tyrosemiophilia[edit]

Is this real?

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James Beard Foundation Award[edit]

I've asked here if the James Beard Foundation Award should be split. Feedback welcome! ---Another Believer (Talk) 03:36, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

Mormon foodways[edit]

Hi, I've been working on a page on my sandbox on Mormon foodways. I think it's almost ready to publish (I still need to write the lead though). I haven't written any food pages before. Is "Mormon foodways" okay as a title? It's not different enough from midwestern food to be its own cuisine, according to my colleague in Mormon folklore. A recent book on the subject of Utah foods called it "Utah food traditions." Right now I'm also thinking I should get rid of the "bread" section and put it under "Utah pioneers - processing". Some information on the page could be appropriate on Rocky Mountain cuisine, a page which is currently focused on the Canadian rocky mountain cuisine. What are your thoughts? Rachel Helps (BYU) (talk) 18:25, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

update, you can read this page at Mormon foodways. I did work the bread section into the other sections. Rachel Helps (BYU) (talk) 17:22, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

Template:WikiProject Food and drink cannot be used inside Template:WikiProject banner shell with some parameters[edit]

It results in the page landing in Category:Pages where expansion depth is exceeded.

You can see this in this old revision of Talk:Mascarpone, which was reverted with the next edit. The call to {{WikiProject Food and drink}} looks like this: {{WikiProject Food and drink|class=Start|importance=mid |cheese=yes}}

Even without the "shell" it has a template expansion depth of 37, which is right up against the limit of 40, as shown in the source-code view of the "old revision" link above. Search for Highest expansion depth: 37/40 to find the parser profiling data. davidwr/(talk)/(contribs) 16:13, 8 January 2021 (UTC)

@Davidwr: This is an old problem, see Template talk:WikiProject Food and drink/Archive 1#Pages where expansion depth is exceeded. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 16:34, 25 January 2021 (UTC)

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Food Angel - Points for improvement[edit]

The article is concise and clearly written. However, the information provided is brief and seems incomplete. The page is underdeveloped, so I suggest the following improvements:

  • More information can be added to this page by adding information that is posted on their website and by updating the information already written.
  • A bigger variety of sources can be looked into to add relevant and reliable information.
  • The article could also use some visuals, such as the logo of the organization.
  • Information needs to be added about their different services, their efforts in education, their partners, and the impact they have on society. These could be turned into additional sections, except their services which need to be added to the existing section services.
  • The article includes a clear introductory sentence, but the brief description does not include the content of the article's major sections. The lead section is also too detailed.
  • The limited content of the article is relevant to the topic, but not up-to-date. Some services are missing and the main structure of the organization is also not included or explained. The different services that the organization provides are briefly described, however, they could be expanded on.
  • The facts in the article are backed up by secondary sources. There are sources that are no longer available, and the article contains sources such as news papers and websites which seem random.
  • The article is concise and easy to read. It does not contain grammatical or spelling mistakes, and is broken down in logical sections. However, the flow of the writing is less appealing
  • The article is rated as Start-Class and as Low-importance. It is part of the WikiProject Food and Drink, WikiProject Hongkong, and WikiProject Organizations. Maybe by adding it to a different WikiProject related to non-profit organizations the article will remove more attention and might get a better status.

MLPQG (talk) 19:14, 17 February 2021 (UTC)

Article on Jelly Babies[edit]

If you go the talk page of the article on Jelly Babies, you will see the article is of interest to this WikiProject, but has not received a rating on its importance scale. I would have thought it would be of low importance. Rollo August (talk) 17:56, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

Proposed page move[edit]

It has been proposed Franco-American (disambiguation) be renamed and moved to Franco-American. Members of this WikiProject may have opinions relevant to the discussion. Please see Talk:Franco-American (disambiguation)#Requested move 25 February 2021. Cnilep (talk) 04:02, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

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Guinea pig Featured article review[edit]

I have nominated Guinea pig for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 16:00, 13 March 2021 (UTC)

Tom Aikens[edit]

Someone his full busy with Tom Aikens (chef), Tom Aikens (restaurant) and Draft:Tom Aikens (restaurant). He originally proposed to merge the article about the chef and the restaurant, to which I objected as both are clearly notable. Now he is mingling the two, adding a prior career of Aikens to the restaurant and adding a case about theft in the restaurant to the article about the chef. Beside that, he added a piece about what happened with the building after the restaurant closed down. To my opinion irrelevant.

The discussion at Talk:Tom Aikens#Tom Aikens (restaurant) is stalling, so more eyes needed. The Banner talk 18:08, 22 March 2021 (UTC)

Proposed merger - Hard seltzer into Alcopop[edit]

It seems to be two articles for the same thing. I have started a discusssion at Talk:Alcopop#Merge_Hard_seltzer_into_this_article.. If it seems an obvious merge to you, please do it! ♥ L'Origine du monde ♥ Talk

Proposed merger - Hard soda into Alcopop[edit]

This seems to be a third article for the same thing. I have started a discusssion at Talk:Alcopop#Merge_Hard_soda_into_this_article.. Please contribute!♥ L'Origine du monde ♥ Talk

Can someone fix the Lamb and Mutton article?[edit]

Lamb and mutton

This appears at the top and does not look right. Can someone fix the top? Thank you.

Condo951795 (talk) 05:31, 8 May 2021 (UTC)

Done! Michael.C.Wright (talk) 05:49, 8 May 2021 (UTC)
Thank you but why does Pork redirect to that article when it is neither meat? Shouldn't it be removed? Condo951795 (talk) 06:54, 8 May 2021 (UTC)
I removed 'Pork' from the top. Thanks! Condo951795 (talk) 08:28, 8 May 2021 (UTC)
The full explanation for all of the above may be found in this edit, which was vandalism, pure and simple - it should simply have been reverted outright, and should not have needed three separate edits to fix. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 11:54, 8 May 2021 (UTC)
Indeed! Johnbod (talk) 14:09, 8 May 2021 (UTC)

Bread loaf article merge?[edit]

I'm not sure whether pullman loaf and pan loaf are separate concepts or the same thing. Could someone familiar with bread look into it, and merge if needed and clarify if not? {{u|Sdkb}}talk 18:24, 13 May 2021 (UTC)

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Proposal to restore the Trans Fat article that no longer exists because of a merger with Fat[edit]

Hello, I believe the article on Trans Fat should be restored. I won't repeat the explanation here, if you are interested, you can find the proposal here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Fat#Request_to_Split_Fat%2FTrans_Fat

Declanscottp (talk) 19:04, 9 June 2021 (UTC)

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Triple Crown[edit]

Hi everyone. I'm not a member of this project, but I do (unofficially) co-run the Wikipedia:Triple Crown award. As you'll see at that page, a specific WikiProject Food and drink Triple Crown was created (before my time), though we have yet to have any people nominate themselves or others for that award. If you have met the criteria (been a major contributor to a DYK, a good article and a piece of featured content that are all under the scope of this project, please feel free to nominate yourself for the award, and maybe you'll be the first winner. Further rules/clarification is available at the awards page. Oh and feel free to nominate yourself for a regular Triple Crown if you have achieved those milestones though for articles not under the scope of this project. Have a great day. Damien Linnane (talk) 15:04, 14 June 2021 (UTC)

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Saturated fat[edit]

There is a current discussion about saturated fat consumption and its association with disease. It might be relevant for users in this WikiProject who are interested in the topic. Link to the talk-page [1] Psychologist Guy (talk) 21:17, 6 July 2021 (UTC)

IBA Cocktail Category[edit]

Shouldn't we have a category for these cocktails? List of IBA official cocktails —¿philoserf? (talk) 02:57, 8 July 2021 (UTC)