FoodLink Roundup: 11.24.08

Last week, Cupcake was located inside the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. Crunch these numbers before munching on turkey Rusty on your arithmetic? Brush up on basic calculations for the holiday. Wylie, Eggs, Chihuahuas Studio 360 is all about food arts and sciences this week. Worth a listen. Bagels (girda nan) a hot commodity in China too

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FoodLink Roundup: 11.17.08

Last week, Cupcake was handily spotted in the grand hall of Grand Central Station. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. Spam Spikes Apparently, in hard times (like now) Spam production (the meat kind) goes into overdrive. Talking chocolate with Damian Allsop Man breaks back and morphs into modern Willy Wonka. Culinary magic ensues. What the World Leaders Ate Planet Money posts the White House menu for G-20 world leaders.

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FoodLink Roundup: 11.10.08

Last week, Cupcake was called out (by everyone, seemingly) at a Gotham Girls Roller Derby home game. So, where in the world is Cupcake this week? Yeah, I know this one’s a softball, but be a peach and post a guess in the comments anyway. Feds try to get students to eat fruit and veg “Not to brag or anything,” 10-year-old Harrison Saling said, “but I’ve always been pretty good about my fruits.

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FoodLink Roundup: 11.03.08

Last week, a cold, cruel beast spotted Cupcake watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade near Times Square. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. Forget Caviar Canceling the Christmas party: …it’s bad form to do anything too opulent Bringing Home the Venison Trading the mushroom basket for larger-scale foraging in the Upper Midwest. Celebrating Day of the Dead’s delicious side A holiday for the dead, but a feast for the living.

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FoodLink Roundup: 10.27.08

Last week, Cupcake was out on the links at Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course, America’s oldest public golf course, in the Bronx. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. measure for measure What’s in a pinch? Depends on your fingers. A Choir of Turkeys What’s the sound of one hand clapping? Not sure, but it’s probably nothing like 300 turkeys gobbling on cue.

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FoodLink Roundup: 10.20.08

Last week, Cupcake was reviewing flats of sweets in Istanbul, Turkey. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. River Cottage Bramley lemon curd A lovely photo series composed of lemon curd made with apples. Mmm… i voted! As if voting wasn’t already its own reward… Now, there’s ice cream. Rancher’s Goat Meat Grabs Attention of Chefs Niman dumps the cows, goes for the goat.

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FoodLink Roundup: 10.13.08

Last week, Cupcake was shopping and dining at the Brooklyn Flea. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. Open Letter to the Next Farmer in Chief Common-Sense Food Activist Michael Pollan Strikes Back! Brazilian-inspired soup A slightly lighter take on that classic Brazilian takedown: feijouada . Bread Without Yeast Just add flour, water and patience. Change Your Pumpkin, Change Your World Is food political?

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FoodLink Roundup: 10.06.08

Last week, Cupcake was not in Las Vegas, but in front of the Louvre museum in Paris. Another good guess by Mr. Hazard. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. Mackerel Economics in Prison Leads to Appreciation for Oily Fillets Hold on… you’re telling me this *isn’t* a piece from The Onion ? Making Meals in a Rice Cooker Brilliant. I love this.

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FoodLink Roundup: 09.29.08

Last week, Cupcake was located among the pumpkins in Red Hook Farm, Brooklyn. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. Kick off Rosh Hashanah with Sephardic savories Sephardic treats for the New Year holiday. Ancient Yeast Reborn in Modern Beer Best thing to come out of amber since the velociraptors in Jurassic Park . An Urban Farmer Is Rewarded for His Dream How refreshing it is to read some good news this week…

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FoodLink Roundup: 09.22.08

Last week, Cupcake was spotted (by two clever folks!) in Bryant Park, NYC at the Flatiron Building. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post your guess in the comments. Frothing at the Latte Some casual research on whether lattes signal political preference. Unscrambling the Boastful Egg Decoding what all that labeling is trying to tell you. Dry sodas — soft and complex Small-batch soda made with care. I approve.

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Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin. Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

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