Plate Spinning: Listings From the Past Week

Some food for thought from local, national and international news sources from this past week:

-- Should I Move to France? (28 Questions to Ask Yourself) [David Lebovitz]

-- Wendy's pulls disco CD from kid's meals because of "racy" Donna Summer lyrics. So now they can just go home and listen to Eminem on their own. [AOL News]

-- Country singer and sausage maker Jimmy Dean dies at 81. [The Washington Post]

-- Enfagrow withdraws infant chocolate formula from the market. [Food Politics]

-- A (drunk) 32 year-old man calls 911 because his mom took away his beer. [Boston Herald]

-- More fun with pickles: turns out pickle juice can prevent muscle cramps. [The New York Times]

-- Heston Blumenthal talks to the man who inspired him as a teenager: Harold McGee. [The Times]

-- Global coffee prices jump 20% in a week, due to poor harvests in Vietnam and Central America. [The Guardian]

Plate Spinning: Listings From the Past Week

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