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.
Predicting 2012 restaurant trends, at The Boston Globe.
At The Cleveland Plain Dealer, winter soups for, well, winter.
The Modesto Bee reprints a very good LA Times story about the advantages of cooking beans without soaking them first.