What We're Reading: September 22, 2015


Get to know Kansas City barbecue, and the best spots to try it. [Food52


Irish pale ale: Stout-centric Guinness is releasing a Nitro IPA. [Buzzfeed


11 spices you’ll need for a first foray into Indian cooking. [The Kitchn


Turns out you can blame the Paleo trend on the writings of a globetrotting dentist from the 1930s. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: August 19, 2015


Momma’s boys (and girls): the love-hate relationship between bakers and their starters. [Serious Eats


Behind the scenes at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, where JBF Award winner Dan Barber has made eradicating food waste his delicious mission. [The Takeaway


Agent orange powder: you have the U.S. military to thank for all those bags of Cheetos. [Wired


New science suggests we shouldn’t fixate on cutting down on fat, carbs, or any other single macronutrient. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: September 8, 2014


Not into your beer? You may be using the wrong glass. [Edible Manhattan


The story behind a Southern staple: the history of pimento cheese. [Serious Eats


Widespread changes are on the menu at NYC’s first vegetarian elementary school. [Food Network


Leading food advocates weigh in on the low-carb vs. low-fat debate. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 30, 2014

Scientists suggest that insects could be the key to solving world hunger. [Science Daily]


Can we hack our way to a better food system? [Civil Eats]


The Union of Concerned Scientists has released a new report on the food industry’s sugar-coating of the sweetener’s negative health effects. [UCS]


With cod being overfished... Read more >

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Daily Digest: March 31, 2014



Brand or land: which reigns supreme when choosing Rioja?  [Chicago Tribune


Go ahead and grab another slice—pizza may be the next health food. [LAT]


Gone are the days of fat-free: studies show that adding plant-based fat back into your diet has its benefit. [NPR]


A cardoon manifesto: why the labor-intensive crop is worth the effort. [Smithsonian]


While the digestive biscuit doesn't have any actual health benefits... Read more >

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Daily Digest: March 9, 2014



For a better night's sleep, track and limit your caffeine consumption with the new Up Coffee app. [LAT]


Late-night eating webcasts, or mokbang, are a hit in South Korea. [WSJ]


A glimpse into the daily diets of people around the world. [Wired]


Chemicals used in the production of disposable chopsticks have raised health concerns. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: March 5, 2014



This beautiful infographic could help you find your new favorite beer. [Deadspin]


Remember Watson, the supercomputer that conquered Jeopardy! a couple of years ago? It's back, and it's creating novel recipes for a new food truck. [NPR]


Here's a conveyor-belt sushi set for children. [Kotaku]


A plea for American cheesemakers to stop imitating Europe and come up with unique names for their products. [Slate]

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