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 Los Angeles Times looks at the gratin; 1 1/2 stars for Jamie Lauren's Beechwood Restaurant; and checking out Okinawan food at Habuya in Tustin.
Checking in with the North America Pizza & Ice Cream Show, at the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Man versus food, or the motivations vary for attempting local food challenges, from The Baltimore Sun.
At The Washington Post, Andreas Viestad reviews Nathan Myhrvold's “Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking”; and two beef-loving U.S. Navy employees launch a meat-brokering business, White House Meats.
The Denver Post considers the relative importance of Denver on the culinary map.
More fun with brining, at the Chicago Sun-Times.