The Salt, NPR's Food Blog: Mario Batali settles lawsuit alleging he and business partner Joe Bastianich took employee tips.
Gilt Taste: What Francis Lam learned about food from the Notorious B.I.G. ("The milks was chocolate; the cookies, buttercrunch.")
Fork In the Road: Marilyn Hegarty says the Olive Garden opening in Grand Forks, North Dakota, was "was one of the biggest deals in ages."
Shots, NPR's Health Blog: Women who drink (moderately!) have lower risk for stroke.
Smithsonian Food & Think Blog: On the history of white bread. (Why pre-sliced loafs were a novelty in 1928.)
Hack College: Ramen infographic with facts (95 billion servings were dished out in 2011), recipes (dandelion ramen).
The Atlantic: Could organic pollutants be partly responsible for the nation's spike in obesity?
Zester: Fast-paced Shanghai begins to make slow food.
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