Food News Tuesday, November 5

Food News

Mediterranean diet linked to healthier old age – TIME
UK austerity spurs switch to junk food, studies say – RT News
Lidl’s successful reindeer meat sales have some mourning for ‘Rudolph’ – UPI
Soda Tax May Signal Death Knell for Mexican Coke  – Grub Street NY
Rat Hair, Bug Parts Found in Imported Spices – LA Weekly
Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs? – NPR

Food for Thought

14 foodie phrases that have lost all meaning – Thrillist
The Search for the Hottest Chili – New Yorker
The grim economics of food stamps – Los Angeles Times
“What does the farmer say?” is a pretty excellent parody of that fox song – Grist
10 Things That are Easy to Hate About Thanksgiving – Chicago Now
How To Levitate A Sandwich: ‘Modern Cuisine’ Spills Photo Secrets – NPR

Best of the Blogs

I Eat Junk Food: Does That Make Me a Hypocrite? – Obesity Panacea
how to measure flour – In Jennie’s Kitchen
Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Maple Glaze – Cookie + Kate
What goes well with rain? – Manger

Wine and Spirits

What to Learn About Wine from Garagiste Founder Jon Rimmerman – GQ
Calif. wine country set to get $800M casino – KTVN
The Six Wines Every Man Needs – GQ
5 Vegetable Cocktails in Los Angeles – LA Weekly
How To Tell If Your Wine Is Corked: It’s Not Always A Smell – Forbes
Dogfish Head turns student’s beer bus idea into reality – Washington Post

The Business of Food

How to Start a Restaurant – Business News Daily
Kellogg will cut its global work force by 7% – Los Angeles Times
Yogurt boom a boon for N.Y. milk and more – USA Today
Barilla softens stand against using gays in its ads – Chicago Tribune

 

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