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.
In the Los Angeles Times, Russ Parsons reviews 2 cookbooks for those who need to bone up on the basics; checking out the Kibitz Room at Canter's; and a look at the fusion restaurant King's Burgers/Got Sushi?.
At Chicago Tribune, more fun with grits. And yes, there's a shrimp and grits recipe.
Cooks (and hunters) look for new ways to prepare seasonal fowl; the updated story in which Lee Svitak Dean surmises that Robert Seitsema is actually @RuthBourdain; and taking a look at a new comprehensive apple cookbook at the Star Tribune.
At the New York Daily News, a dim sum chef makes 1,000 dumplings a day. By hand.