Linky Friday, Food Symposium Edition
[P1] Some bosses give away free food. Does it really help?
[P3] Boy George likes it raw.
[P4] Meet the honey dude.
[P5] He will not stop until he has replicated everything in the Alinea cookbook.
[P6] This brave woman drank nothing but camel’s milk for a month.
[P7] One of the happy geniuses that keep Trader Joe’s fun.
[L1] Portland, Oregon: gastrodestination and zymurgy heaven.
[L2] Florida’s panhandle: I don’t think the grits were deep-fried, but everything else was.
[L3] New Zealand’s moa must have been pretty durned tasty.
[A3] Can the Long Island Iced Tea possibly be redeemed as somehow still socially acceptable in this day and age?
[A4] George and Martha got a little bit boozy around the holidays, it turns out.
[A5] Kickstarting your savoir de vin français.
[A6] As they used to say in some other place on the Internets, this article is relevant to my interests.
[I6] Sustainable salmon farming in West Virginia.
[I7] The depressingly small portions that each amount to 200 calories.
[I8] You’ll never look at a strawberry the same way again.
[I9] Mmm. Vat beef.
[H2] Or, you could do what TV celeb-chef and super-snappy dresser Marcus Samuelsson is going to do in Harlem.
[H3] Or, do what I’m going to do with my turkey.
[H4] What to do with a surplus of cranberries?
[H6] A bit too late for this year, but really, is it ever too late to celebrate Samhain?
[F1] In Haiti, the elite eat Domino’s Pizza.
[F2] Pizza Hut draws all sorts of skepticism for its new heterodox menu. IIRC, CPK had its initial detractors, too.
[F3] Drinking ten cans of Coca-Cola a day. You know, for science.
[F4] The two big chains turn out to be favorites … almost nowhere in the country.
[F5] Overcoming the dreadful inconvenience of salad.
[F7] What, you mean traditional Chinese cooks didn’t make cream cheese rangoons?
[F8] Dunkin’ Donuts attempts to corner the cronut market. They have the infrastructure to do it!
[F9] I guarantee you that no one asked for this ever anywhere.
[R1] Savory apple pie? I’m curiously intrigued…
[R2] …but a sweet pie sounds better.
[R3] Salty, wrinkly, crispy roasted potatoes.
[R4] Slow cooker. Brown sugar. Pulled pork. Happy bellies.
[R5] What Italians eat on Thursday.
[R6] Homemade Cheez-Its.
[R7] Whoever thought of this I LOVE YOU SO MUCH!!!! (Cheesecakey photo of bikini model used as a frame for the recipe, as though sex were needed to sell bacon-wrapped cheesy tots.)
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Burt Likko is the pseudonym of an attorney in Southern California. His interests include Constitutional law with a special interest in law relating to the concept of separation of church and state, cooking, good wine, and bad science fiction movies. Follow his sporadic Tweets at @burtlikko, and his Flipboard at Burt Likko.