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, new chefs are skipping culinary schools; 2 1/2 stars for David LeFevre's M.B. Post; and how to make onigiri.

At The New York Times, an American hears the call of Burgundy; the difference between trash and food; and trying to eat locally in Appalachia.

Canned craft beers; and cooking without heating up the kitchen, at the Chicago Sun-Times.

At The Denver Post, a couple takes their brick pizza oven on the road.

Considering a chef's playlist; and the growing trend of farm dinners, from The Boston Globe.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer considers low calorie fruit desserts; and Cleveland has its own hot dog eating contest.

More fun with grilling vegetables, at The Sacramento Bee.

The restaurant and pies of Grant Achatz' dad, at Chicago Tribune.

Pricey restaurant tasting menus continue despite the bad economy; and a look at how to grill fish, at The Washington Post.

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