Michael Ruhlman: Great Kitchen Tools + a very fun short film.

Smithsonian Magazine: How America Became a Food Truck Nation (by Jonathan Gold).

Daily Dish: The L.A. Times Food section debuted nearly 50 years ago. (It will fold into a new Saturday section beginning March 10.)

New York Times: On the closing of our own Sushi Nozawa, plus photo gallery.

Restaurant Management: 20 new restaurants they call the “hottest,” including Ink. and Short Order. Plus six top trends.

Zagat: The Los Angeles 30 under 30 list.

The Salt, NPR's Food Blog: When Food Truck Horns Meet Wedding Bells.

Bon Appétit: Casual dining, Peruvian cuisine, Cafe Gratitude, Short Order and produce-driven mixology are reasons to visit L.A.

Saveur: A recipe for red velvet cake.

Smithsonian Food & Think blog: Scientist Robert Rock Belliveau photographs cucumbers, corn, blueberries, peppers and other produce at a microscopic level.

The Amateur Gourmet: Adam Roberts sings “Waiter, Don't Take My Plate Away.”

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