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The Thursday Edition: A Roundup of Newspaper Food Stories

What's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free), it's where most of your content comes from. Surf away. Just remember that spilling your macchiato over your keyboard is a lot more expensive than spilling it across newsprint.

At the Los Angeles Times, 2 stars for Topanga's Inn of the Seventh Ray; David Karp writes about hybrid fruits; and the perfection of fruit pies.

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The New York Times, the backyard do-it-yourself pig roast; Sam Sifton reviews Aquavit; and Eric Asimov considers Chianti Classicos.

Louisiana's blue crabs meet the Gulf oil spill; how to roast peppers with Judy Walker; and finding pho on Buford Highway, at the Times-Picayune.

At Chicago Tribune, Craig "Meathead" Goldwyn gives a rib pigout primer; considering Yellow Tail wines.

The Boston Globe explores the retro craft of pickling; local chocolate-maker Taza Chocolate rebuilds after a flood; Red Sox pitcher Hideki Okajima makes sushi.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer looks at local chef Michael Symon's new TV show, Cook Like An Iron Chef; readers suggest ideas for what they'd eat for their final meal on earth.

At The Washington Post, making an entire dinner on the grill, i.e. not just hamburgers; an old-fashioned potluck dinner brings generations together.

The wine and cheese party survival guide, from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, via the Houston Chronicle.


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