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, Nancy Silverton shares her focaccia secrets; 2 1/2 stars for John Sedlar's Playa; and checking out Namastey India.

At The New York Times, Eric Asimov considers fiano; rapping about tamales and deportation here in L.A.; and making art out of (or on) food trucks.

Revisiting the chopped salad; the USDA changes pork guidelines; and the foods of childhood reconsidered, at Chicago Tribune.

A camping app!; and easy international grilling recipes from Syria, Argentina, Australia, the Pillippines, etc. at the Denver Post.

What wine to pair with that bacon cheeseburger, from The Dallas Morning News.

From The Baltimore Sun, Bobby Flay's horse wins the fourth race at Preakness; and a Baltimore chef heads to Ireland.

The Modesto Bee gives us Guy Fieri's party tips.

Andreas Viestad writes about grilling in Spain; and the results of a BBQ sauce recipe competition, at The Washington Post.

More fun with grilling; and checking in with a Vermont burrata maker, at The Boston Globe.

At The Cleveland Plain Dealer, some local chefs gear up for the long Memorial Day weekend.

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