Food News Friday, January 31

Headlines

McDonald’s employee charged in Happy Meal heroin bust  - CNN
Grade Inflation In The Maple Syrup Aisle: Now Everything Is An ‘A’NPR
Medics see rise in ‘healthy eating’ disorder Orthorexia - BBC News
Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids - US News
Chocolate Toothpaste and the Rise of WTF Flavors - TIME

Food for Thought

Meet The Cronut’s Humble Offspring: The Doughscuit! - NPR
Sometimes Asparagus Is More Than Asparagus - NYT
Sir Paul won’t stop me eating animals - Telegraph UK
A Milk Mystery: Did Gloomy Weather Make Us Love The Stuff? - NPR
Let them eat cake for breakfast? The latest fad in dieting - Guardian UK
Attention McDonald’s: The People Demand McVeggie - WSJ

Best of the Blogs

Hot Turkey QuesadillasCook Republic
Bourbon & Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies - The Naptime Chef
Food Styling and Photography in Paris - La Tartine Gourmande
Panna cotta with blueberry coulis - Chubby Hubby
Extreme Food Porn Alert: Pancake Orgy - Endless Simmer

Wine and Spirits

Australian wine grape growers being ‘forced into insolvency’ - Decanter
Top 10 Free Wine Apps - Paste
Chinese Wine Region Establishes Classification Modeled on Bordeaux’s - Wine Spectator
The Myth of Sommelier Certification, Debunked - PUNCH
Wine’s 2013 Report Card - Wine Enthusiast
Price Becoming “No. 1 Weapon” in U.S. Wine Market - Wine Searcher

The Business of Food

Hot Sauce Market in U.S. Has Grown 150% Since 2000 - First We Feast
Will Feeding Your Kids Subway More Often Improve Their Health?  - US News
Why People Are Obsessed with Blue Bottle Coffee, Which Just Raised $25M - Business Insider
Super Bowl food prices: Wings are cheaper, but guacamole will cost you - CS Monitor

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