A Dispatch From Calvin Trillin’s Always-Spectacular ‘New Yorker’ Food Tour — Grub Street New York

A Dispatch From Calvin Trillin’s Always-Spectacular ‘New Yorker’ Food Tour — Grub Street New York.

Umami – The Notorious MSG’s Unlikely Formula For Success

The “umami” craze has turned a much-maligned and misunderstood food additive into an object of obsession for the world’s most innovative chefs. But secret ingredient monosodium glutamate’s biggest secret may be that there was never anything wrong with it at all.

via The Notorious MSG’s Unlikely Formula For Success.

New York’s Oldest Dry-Aged Steaks, Ranked by Age — Grub Street New York

New York’s Oldest Dry-Aged Steaks, Ranked by Age — Grub Street New York.

World’s Most Expensive Tasting Menus – Business Insider

World's Most Expensive Tasting Menus – Business Insider.

Blame Napoleon for Our Addiction to Sugar | Smart News

Blame Napoleon for Our Addiction to Sugar | Smart News.

11 Asian Noodle Dishes You Should Know | Serious Eats

11 Asian Noodle Dishes You Should Know | Serious Eats.

Dinner At Per Se New York Photos – The best restaurant in America

Dinner At Per Se New York Photos – Business Insider.

Dinner At Noma In Copenhagen, Denmark, the best restaurant in the world

Jose Moran Moya, a foodie who takes gorgeous photos of his meals for his blog Spanish Hipster, was lucky enough to eat at Noma earlier this year. He shared pictures of his Noma feast with us.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/dinner-at-noma-in-copenhagen-denmark-2012-5?op=1#ixzz1tpdg8477

Dinner At Noma In Copenhagen, Denmark – Business Insider.

Moto chef Homaro Cantu wants to save the world – chicagotribune.com

Moto chef Homaro Cantu wants to save the world – chicagotribune.com.

The Huge Collection of Google Analytics Tips | Search Engine Journal

The Huge Collection of Google Analytics Tips | Search Engine Journal.

The Ultimate Sticky Buns Recipe | Shine Food – Yahoo! Shine

The Ultimate Sticky Buns Recipe | Shine Food – Yahoo! Shine.

10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Wont Die, Debunked by Science

Searing meat does NOT seal in the juices, and other food myths.

10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Wont Die, Debunked by Science.

Yakisoba, the Japanese pan-fried noodle dish, has countless variations

Yakisoba originated in Japan and has Chinese influences. The sweet sauce is made from condiments and can include ketchup, soy sauce, applesauce and mustard, and other variations are nearly endless. Yakisoba doesn’t contain soba but usually noodles called chukamen, made with wheat flour and egg. Chukamen are similar to ramen or Chinese egg noodles; they’re yellow, and sold fresh or dried. This article from the New York Times includes a recipe for Yakisoba with pork and cabbage.

Eating fish daily good for men, reduces heart disease and diabetes

A study of 3,500 Korean adults, 40 to 69, found that men who ate fish daily reduced risk factors for diabetes, heart disease and stroke, though the same benefit was not seen in women.  via Heart risk factors less common in fish lovers | Reuters.

Top 10 Annoying restaurant design flaws

My favorite (or least favorite): wobbly tables – fix them! The Stew: Top 10 at 10: Annoying restaurant design flaws.

Hot Dogs are deadly for children; a redesign is needed

“If you were to take the best engineers in the world and asked them to design a perfect plug for a childs airway, you couldnt do better than a hot dog,”

via Extreme Makeover, Weiner Edition: RKS Redesigns the Deadly Hot Dog | Design Reach | Fast Company.

Zdir – a Tunisian stew, revisited

Zdir, a chile-tomato stew, will make you wonder where this countrys cuisine has been hiding.  No meat, no cream, sounds delicious and relatively easy to make.

via Tunisias Pungent Secret – Food – The Atlantic.

New Orleans sweet rice fritters (calas) – Francis Lam – Salon.com

A cala is a New Orleans treat that is similar to a beignet, but made with rice. New Orleans sweet rice fritters (calas) – Francis Lam – Salon.com.

Beer and . . . oysters?

At least two breweries have begun making stout that incorporates real oysters. The Flying Fish Brewing Co. simmered oysters in the barley broth used to create its Exit 1 Bayshore Oyster Stout, and Harpoon Brewery adds one and a half oysters per barrel of Island Creek Oyster Stout Beer and . . . oysters? – washingtonpost.com.

Better Bread With Less Kneading

Master food scientist Harold McGee tested variations of the same recipe to find out whether less work can make a better bread. Results: wet dough does not benefit from kneading, through dryer doughs improve with a few minutes of kneading to mix the flour evenly with the smaller amount of liquid.The Curious Cook – Better Bread With Less Kneading – NYTimes.com.

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