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A Culinary Getaway to Achewood, California

The online comic Achewood brings The Al Qaeda Cookbook to its readers this week. READ MORE

Adopted by Fijians, Moved by Koreans, and a Defense of Apple Pan

It’s showtime at Fiji Market (10305 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California; 310-559-9218). READ MORE

In Defense of the Cookbook

Will blogs kill the cookbook industry? Salon ponders a Joyless world. READ MORE

No Greens for Me

We’ve all heard that pregnant women crave odd edibles, from pickle-and-ice-cream sundaes to nonfoods like dirt or chalk—but perhaps just as often moms-to-be are grossed out by perfectly delicious, nutritious eats. READ MORE

A Vantage on Vintage

Paul Blow

Vertical tastings can reveal mysteries about a wine. READ MORE

Maps and Mash

Google maps plus food equals a cartographic cornucopia. READ MORE

Dairy Giant to Leave Clones Alone?

Dean Foods, the largest dairy company in the U.S., has pledged not to use milk from cloned cows in any of its products—but it has been mum about the descendants of those cloned bovines. READ MORE

Enough Beans to Drown Three Elephants

Check out Purcell Mountain Farms for a stunning selection of every single freaking kind of bean under the freaking sun. Really. READ MORE

For Ethiopian, Think Outside the Strip

A hole-in-the-wall removed from the Little Ethiopia strip on Fairfax, Ibex sometimes hits a home run, says westsidegal, like with their rich and marvelous mesir wat (spicy red lentils). READ MORE

The Japanese Sweet Potato Lady of Edgewater, NJ

At the Mitsuwa mini-mall, whose Japanese supermarket and food court draw packs of hounds, the chow action starts in the parking lot. READ MORE