— A stroll down York Boulevard in Highland Park. [Grub Street]

— Musical kitchen chairs at Michael Mina's Mina Group. [Nation's Restaurant News]

McDonald's in trouble for not putting any maple in their “fruit and maple oatmeal.” Big surprise, eh? [Slashfood]

— The Second Obstacle to Sensible Eating: Money. [Slate]

— Making winter stew when you're home sick. [NakedSushi]

— Atlantic halibut and other Northeastern fish stocks stage a recovery. [Politics of the Plate]

More beer at Rambutan! [Eating L.A.]

Think you have a food allergy? Maybe think again. [The New York Times]

— Baldwin Hills is having a renaissance, thanks to Brad Johnson and others. [Feast LA]

— New York's 10 Most Pretentious Restaurants. [Fork in the Road]

a very pretty stew; Credit: Flickr/DeathByBokah

a very pretty stew; Credit: Flickr/DeathByBokah

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