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, a profile of Gjelina's Travis Lett; S. Irene Virbila checks out London's St. John Hotel, Fergus Henderson and Heston Blumenthal; and a review of Habayit restaurant in West L.A.

The New York Times considers the backyard joys of the tandoor oven; Mark Bittman considers pasta primavera; and an ode to dragon fruit.

Boston's best restaurants? In Cambridge; cooking for people who can't, at the moment, cook for themselves, at The Boston Globe.

Chicago Tribune take a look at chiffon cake (via the Los Angeles Times); checking in with award-winning restaurateur Richard Melman.

5 cool new places to get ice cream around Cleveland, at The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Grilled cheese grows up; and an OC chef's recipe for roasted beet salad, from The Orange County Register.

The Baltimore Sun considers calorie bombs in pictures; and the Baltimore's food trucks run into a few potholes.

The Denver Post looks at sous-vide cooking at home; and more fun with pan sauces.

The 2011 Chicago farmers market guide, at the Chicago Sun-Times.

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