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.
The New York Times looks at the year's most notable cookbooks; Eric Asimov on the choices available among great wines; and more fun with chefs at home.
Long-range planning for great holiday parties, at The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
At the Charlotte Observer, new legislation would let all breweries hold tastings and sales; and Chapel Hill continues to stall its food trucks.
Home cooks and their holiday bazaars and bake sales, from The Modesto Bee.