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The Wednesday Edition: A Roundup of Today's Newspaper Food Stories

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Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 6:00 AM
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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 New York Times, the return of the free restaurant matchbook, and Eric Asimov discusses San Francisco wine lists.

At the LAT, S. Irene Virbila gives Stefan Richter's restaurant, Stefan's at L.A. Farm, 2 stars; and Russ Parsons explores the joys of ragù.

The FDA warns food companies about making inaccurate claims, in The Baltimore Sun.

At the Boston Globe, a Four Seasons Hotel executive chef grows the many peppers he cooks with; and a family heads to Congress to bring attention to food allergies.

At Chicago Tribune, a Sheila Lukins banana cake recipe and a list of superfoods you should be eating.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer tries out a Halloween cupcake recipe.

The Erie Times News considers ways of cooking with cider.

The food essays of the late R.W. Apple, reviewed at the Denver Post; and an examination of how much sugar is in holiday food.

At the New York Daily News, firefighters compete in a Five Alarm cooking competition.

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