Eatocracy: 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes, and a closer look at competitive eating.

Zester Daily: A review of Marco Pasanella's book Uncorked: My Journey Through the Crazy World of Wine.

Trippy Food: The Coalition for Humane and Ethical Farming Standards (CHEFS) propose an alternative take on the foie gras ban.

Food 52: The finalists for the best recipes using avocado: avocado crab rolls and fried avocado tacos with sesame and lime.

Bon Appetit: A guide to marinades with five or fewer ingredients.

Good Food: A recipe for pork ribs with olives and rosemary.

Finer Things L.A.: What the Los Angeles Brewing Company has to offer in terms of bottomless mimosas.

L.A. Foodie: Ben and Drew talk with Neil Saavedra on The Fork Report.

Food GPS: Thanking Los Angeles fire fighters — with beer.

Grub Street: Scoops Ice Cream will branch out to Highland Park with flavors such as chocolate-Guinness and ricotta creme brulee.

MSNBC Bites: The details of a survey that shows why meat eaters are less likely to date vegetarians.

Eater L.A.: An inside look at chef Neroni and Paul Hibler's new pastaria, Superba Snack Bar.

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