The Guardian: In Greece, consumers save money by buying straight from farmers. It's called the “potato movement.”

The Daily Meal: The 60 “coolest” chefs, restaurateurs, bartenders, farmers and food writers. Plus a food performance artist (think cheese block sculptures; a room stuffed with cotton candy).

The Awl: Getting drunk off homemade booze. (Or, “How to Make Hard Apple Cider.”)

Eater National: Five chefs around the U.S. (including Michael Cimarusti of Providence in L.A.) give their take on starred restaurant reviews.

Food Republic: Is graffiti art as restaurant decor going mainstream?

Saveur: Artist Michael Deforge draws a recipe for Filipino ice cream dish halo halo.

Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Where to eat for a weekend in Vancouver.

The Eastsider L.A.: The “Quinceañera” mural in Echo Park gets a touch-up after an incoming Señor Fish nearly erased it.

Huffington Post: Chef Dakota Weiss discovers downtown L.A., with a fondness for Cole's and the Spice Table.

Gastronomy: Trading post-dinner boba drinks for hot fudge sundaes at Twohey's in Alhambra.

Gourmet Magazine: For those who dashed to the nearest fish market after viewing Jiro Dreams of Sushi, tips on making rolls.

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