The Wednesday Edition: A Roundup of Today's Newspaper Food Stories
What's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections on Wednesday. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free), it's where most of your content comes from. Surf away. Just remember that spilling your macchiato over your keyboard is a lot more expensive than spilling it across newsprint.
In The Los Angeles Times, a review of new cookbooks from chefs Thomas Keller and Mark Peel; and Santa Monica's Blue Plate Oysterette gets 1 star.
The New York Times profiles a new White House chef; and Marian Burros examines the politics of First Lady Michelle Obama's kitchen.
12 Restaurant Trends for 2010 from The Baltimore Sun; and Baltimore officials' spouses volunteer at local food banks.
At the Boston Globe, a call for restaurant kids' menus to grow up; and the Boston public television station WGBH begins airing old episodes of The French Chef.
At the Charlotte Observer, a peripatetic author collects regional recipes from every county in North Carolina into a cookbook.
In defense of the gastropub, in the Denver Post.
At the Providence Journal, teens make organic cupcakes for charitable causes.
The return of the blue king crab, now in season at the Anchorage Daily News.
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