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 hazards of freshly baked bread; and chef Seamus Mullen cooks through and deals with rheumatoid arthritis, at the Chicago Sun-Times.
The Oregonian looks at that great Argentine food, the empanada.
At the Detroit Free Press, schools tweak their menus to emphasize more healthful choices.
Chicago Tribune considers the many joys of balsamic vinegar; and cocktails to help you get through the political conventions.
A Dallas barbecue pit master reinvents his career after 16 years in prison, at The Dallas Morning News.
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