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 mid-week. 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, David Karp tells us how to navigate farmers markets; Russ Parsons considers the future of farmers markets; and Elements Kitchen gets 2 stars.
At The New York Times, the reinvention of New Orleans cuisine; Donatalla Arpaia returns to the kitchen.
Andreas Viestad considers the pleasures of raw food; how to entertain while on a diet, from The Washington Post.
The Chicago Tribune taste tests 6 vanilla frostings; a consideration of South African wines.
A grilled cheese and tomato soup renaissance; and checking in with David Lebovitz in Paris, at The Boston Globe.
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
At The Denver Post, the joys of the potluck party, thanks to a new cookbook from America's Test Kitchen.
The brave new world of food photography, at the Chicago Sun-Times.