Epicurious Entertains NYC

Forget the Big Apple. From September 29 through October 3, New York City will be the Big Pear. USA Pears will be flying off of plates and tongues at one of the city’s hottest foodie festivals: Epicurious Entertains NYC. We can’t wait to join Epicurious at their second annual event in the heart of SoHo. We’ll be sampling fresh pears, tasting the city’s best dishes, and learning from some of the world’s best chefs, including Mario Batali, Marcus Samuelsson, and Lidia Bastianich. If you’re in the New York area, get your tickets now! They’re going fast. Visit epicurious.com for more information, including a full lineup of food events and big names. We’ll see you there! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn

USA Pears Strut Their Stuff on the Catwalk

When you think fashion, the cities that probably come to mind are New York, Paris and Milan.  Add Chennai to that list.  Chennai is the fifth largest city in India, known for its culture, music and arts – and home of Chennai International Fashion Week (CIFW). You might be wondering what the connection is between pears and an international fashion show.  Read on!  It was a fun and unique opportunity to showcase the natural beauty of USA Pears. On December 14-20, celebrities, models and up-and-coming designers gathered in Chennai for a series of 35 fashion shows, including popular Indian designers Gunjan & Rahul. Inspired by the vibrant colors of USA Pears, the duo designed a collection of 35 pieces that captures the essence of our favorite fruit.  From fresh greens and yellows to warm blushes and cinnamon browns, the runway Continue reading