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FoodLink Roundup: 09.8.08

Cupcake's Link Roundup
Last week, Cupcake was checking out the annual International Pickle Festival on the Lower East Side in NYC. (If you're local, check it out next weekend!) Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post a guess in the comments.

Where whale steak goes well with greens
Save the whales? They're saving them for dinner.

Will Cupcakes Be the Next Krispy Kreme?
I just love the term "cupcake backlash."

Harissa, mon amour
"This is an ode to harissa. It's replaced my ketchup, my salsa picante, even (gasp) my Louisiana hot sauce." I could not agree more. Harissa rules.

Budget Brown Bag
The SanFran Gate gets some flack for their high-falutin' recipe ideas in the comments: "Nobody has both a tight budget AND so much leisure time as to make a child's lunch using 10-20 ingredients."

20 fabulous European food festivals
The Guardian tells you where to go... Pizzafest!

New food links — and a new postcard from Cupcake — every Monday morning on missginsu.com

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FoodLink Roundup: 04.21.08

Cupcake's Link Roundup
Last week, Cupcake was hanging out in Les Halles (1st arrondissement) in Paris. (Nice work, Hazard!) Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post a guess in the comments.

The UK fig roll crisis
What will become of tea time?

McCain Recipes Lifted from the Food Network
Quick! Throw the intern to the wolves!

Roller Girls roll out cookbook
Oh those enterprising Michiganites...

Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter… and Umami
I missed this one when it came out last fall.

Laguiole : Exceptional knives
Wow... really ugly web page, but them's some beautiful knives.

Choices and Finger-Pointing
Hmmm... dinner for a week or a tank full of gas?

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Foodlink Roundup: 04.14.08

Cupcake's Link Roundup
Last week, Cupcake was, as surmised, in Bryant Park, Manhattan. Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Post a guess in the comments.

Cookie Monster: Is Me Really Monster?
McSweeney's takes a peek inside the mind of an addict.

Pacific Coast Salmon Fishing Shut Down
This year's low fish stocks mean bad news for salmon lovers.

This Is Just To Say
So long, and thanks for all the fish. One of my favorite food poems, re-imagined.

Ever Had a Nice Bottle of Greenpoint?
Garage bands, underground art scenes... and now, warehouse wine. (via WineHazard)

pintprice.com: the price of beer anywhere
A handy tool for comparing the true cost of living.

Carl Warner: Photographer
Click the orange box for the fantasy food photos. (Via MUG)

Who knew there were enough films and docs on food justice to fill up an annual fest?

Aqua Ban at NY Hot Spots
Bottled water, is like, sooo last year...

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FoodLink Roundup: 03.24.08

Link Roundup
Last week, Cupcake was romping in Barcelona, España (Yes, Mr. Hazard, you were right on with Spain!) Where in the world is Cupcake this week? Think you know? Post it in the comments.

The Fat Pack Wonders if the Party’s Over
Fellow NYC food blogger Jason Perlow gets diabetes, drops off the pounds and challenges the culture of excess embodied by some food media heavies.

The Myth of Food Miles
A backlash against the UK locavore movement. "The concept of food miles is unhelpful and stupid. It doesn't inform about anything except the distance travelled..."

Putting Dunkin' Donuts Coffee to the Test
I'd always suspected it was a viral marketing scheme (or perhaps an alien brain wave device?) that managed to convince a nation of Dunkin' Donuts coffee superiority.

The Turnip That Stirred Panic
“I’m now on constant alert against this and other rooted vegetables,” GiaQuinta said. Hilarious.

Leaving Behind the Trucker Hat
It's like a headline from The Onion: American Youth Flee Hip Urban 'Hoods for Country Backwaters.

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Food Quote Friday: Mark Morris

fish within fish

"Fish and chips used to be a poor man's treat, but with the prices,
it's becoming a delicacy."

Mark Morris, a London fishmonger

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