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 Los Angeles Times, S. Irene Virbila gives Fabio Viviani's Firenze Osteria no stars at all; and the joys of Christmas turducken.
The Baltimore Sun writes about nostalgic toys with food themes (i.e. an Easy Bake Oven); and how to host a children's cookie decorating party.
The rising demand for cheap bubbly, via the AP at the Sioux City Journal.
Baking cookies with kids and a consideration of fruit cake, from The Sacramento Bee.