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 on Wednesday. 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.

At the LA Times, a profile of Evan Kleiman; and David Karp discusses the tejocote.

The New York Times considers the bankruptcy auction of Tavern on the Green; Joan Nathan writes about non-Jewish chefs cooking for Hanukkah.

The Baltimore Sun offers a slideshow of holiday cookies, and a local pastry chef gives cookie baking tips.

At the Winston-Salem Journal, a story about making old-fashioned pulled butter mints.

A tribute to the German art of making lebkuchen and stollen, at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The Denver Post profiles 5 local rising star chefs, and checks in on the new brewer at Littleton's Old Mill Brewery.

Making cakes from scratch; and a profile of the author of the novel The Christmas Cookie Club at the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

At the Boston Globe, a Polish Christmas eve feast.

And at Chicago Tribune, Chicago architects create their own versions of the gingerbread house.

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