–Michelle Bachmann eats a footlong corndog. At least if this whole presidential run doesn't work out, she has other career options. [Telegraph]

–Some dude from Chicago wins Food Network Star. [Chi Trib]

–The Brits discover BBQ. [WSJ]

–Dine like it's 1981: Saint Estèphe returns to Rivera for a month. [Daily Dish]

–How many clowns fit in a food truck? Ringling Bros. has a chef. [NRN]

— Roadside vernacular architecture: Restaurants shaped like dogs, pigs, hats, owls, coffee pots and more. [Zero1]

–Mississippi man orders 150 pizzas — from Massachusetts. [UPI]

–Chef attacks his cook after bad review from restaurant critic. [BBC]

–Dunkin' Donuts tries to replicate its “cult-like” following in the West. [Bloomberg]

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