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, Jonathan Gold reviews Sycamore Kitchen, Quinn and Karen Hatfield's new restaurant; and a consideration of the Japanese ingredient shio koji.
At The New York Times, Melissa Clark writes about the joys of fresh figs, something we kind of take for granted here; for those in town for the RNC, dining in Tampa; and checking in on the success of Eataly.
Why we should eat more cacti; and how eating greens suddenly became trendy, at the Chicago Sun-Times.
At The Boston Globe, great ways to prepare tomatoes; and the Americanization (or not) of cannoli.
A consideration of canning, for experts or neophytes, at The Washington Post.
At The Modesto Bee, changing up traditional recipes for gazpacho.
The joy of eating lobster -- and lobster rolls; and looking back at Charlie Trotter's career, as he prepares to close his restaurant, from Chicago Tribune.
And yet more fun with gazpacho; and considering pinot noir, at The Oregonian.
At The Salt Lake Tribune, sangria recipes for summer.
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