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.
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.
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.