In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
- "In a weak economy, is this the future of keeping businesses open? Move over Kickstarter." Eva Restaurant Rallies for Help to Solve Parking Debacle.
- "Roy Choi 'broke a lot of laws' when opening Kogi." 6 Things We Learned From the Roy Choi + Ludo Lefebvre Talk.
- "Seriously, what kid would find spicy day-glo red Cheetos appealing, especially packaged in a brightly colored bag featuring a cartoon cheetah wearing sneakers and shades? That's clearly a snack for a sophisticated adult palate." Flamin' Hot Cheetos Under Fire: Schools Seek to Ban the Spicy "Crack" Snack.
- "It's sometimes called a tree melon, but it grows on a 3-foot-tall shrub. It smells like honeydew but tastes like a sweet cucumber." What's in Season at the Farmers Market: Pepino Melons From Rancho Santa Cecilia.
- "In celebration of the new book, we thought it would be a good idea to ask Lefebvre what cookbooks have inspired him over the years. It's not surprising, given Lefebvre's origin, that both books he referenced, are French. " The Chef's Library: Ludo Lefebvre + Variations Culinaires.
- "If there's a better way to spend a warm evening sunset than cruising down East L.A.'s Whittier Boulevard, armed with an appetite and a pocketful of dollar bills, I haven't found it." Los Poblanos Cemitas: More Fun With Tacos Arabes.
- "'Beer festivals are great places to be a woman." 10 Things We Learned at the Great American Beer Festival.
- "This list isn't about things we're sick of. It's about things that should never have happened in the first place. It's about food that we never, ever want to see on a menu or in a restaurant or at a wedding buffet or ANYWHERE, ever again." The Top 5 Things Restaurants Should Never Serve Again.