You can't replace the feeling of lounging on the couch with a scrunched-up newspaper. But with the web, at least you don't need to worry about getting ink on your hands and bagel. Here's a roundup of some food-related stories from our country's newspapers this week. Lucky for us, it's mostly free. For now. Macchiato optional.
We have new snack trends, says the New York Daily News — seaweed, chickpea and lentil foods. Also, Korean foods are pushing into mainstream restaurants; Andrea Bocelli brings Bocelli Family Wines to the U.S.
Moms deal with major dinnertime pressure, says the Boston Globe.
The Associated Press asks two chefs and a magazine editor to take “the food stamp challenge” (via the Tampa Tribune); and reports that three plants will close due to the “pink slime” controversy, cutting 650 jobs (via the New York Daily News).
In the San Jose Mercury News, a food blogger creates “the Taco Box” for new moms.
Bartenders inspired by Iron Chef launch a mixology competition, reports the Providence Journal.