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Forbes, How 'Food Network Star' Whipped A Hashtag Into A Giada Bump
An interesting look at Food Network's social media strategy.

Gilt Taste, The Art Of Plating: Designing A Dessert
A new series about how chefs design and present their dishes.

New York Post, Major Beef
There's a new steak in town, but no one knows exactly what the cut is.

The Daily Meal, Pete Wells, The New York Times Restaurant Critic: The First 6 Months
Here's a freakishly detailed account of the moves of the current Times critic.

Grist, Saving Surplus: Gleaned Foods Make It To The Grocery Shelf
A new approach to saving unused food.

Chow, The Diss, Updated: Calling Asian Food "Hipster"
The inevitable (albeit well-written) to New York Magazine's trend piece on new Asian restaurants.

Serious Eats, Wine List Tips: The Best Wine At The Olive Garden
If you find yourself at an Olive Garden, now you're set.

New York Times, Crayfish To Eat, And To Clean the Water
The benefits of commercial fishing at Lake Tahoe.