Counter Intelligence

Five on Food: Articles from the Wednesday Dining Pages

Posted in General Interest by melissamccart on January 28, 2009

1) Home Field Advantage. Washington Post. Your recipes for Superbowl Sunday, from Arizona and Pittsburgh.

2) Throwing the Book At Salt. New York Times. “. . . don’t go hiding your saltshakers. The city isn’t going after the seasoning people add at the table or in the kitchen. That makes up only about 11 percent of the salt people eat, Dr. Frieden says. His targets are packaged foods and mass-produced restaurant meals, which contribute 80 percent of the sodium in the average American diet.”

3) Root Beer: The Revival of All American. LA Times. “Not too long ago, you were lucky to find more than a couple of brands of root beer anywhere. Today, if you look around, you can choose among old favorites, regional brands that have become available here and a raft of novel brews that expand the very definition of root beer.”

4) Good Things Come in Small Packages. San Francisco Chronicle. Terrific awesome dim sum crib notes.

5) Ten Ways to Savor the Season’s Menus. Boston Globe.  Inspirations for where to go and what to eat: breakfasts, oysters, winter cocktails, savory noodle soups, mac and cheese and big beers.


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