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One Double No-Fat, Almond-Flavored, Hold-the-rBGH Latte, Please

With some potentially enormous economic and public health stakes on the line, Starbucks is poised to embrace milk free of the bovine growth hormone rBGH. READ MORE

Grimace Unbound

Where did Grimace go? McDonald’s keeps the purple blob in the closet these days—perhaps because of his shady past? READ MORE

Sweet As Pie

Bring me your butter, your lard, your rolling pins yearning to celebrate National Pie Day. READ MORE

The Tragedy of a One-Note Chowder

The New York Times has put together another one of its brilliant half-tragic, half-fascinating stemwinders — this time about the decline of traditional Maine fish chowder. READ MORE

Stop, Thief!

Is it acceptable to eat off other people's plates? READ MORE

Paddling Padma

New York Magazine has a tasty little item this week about Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi. The overall theme: faint praise and implicit disrespect. READ MORE

Kielbasa and Much More in Polish Greenpoint

Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is naturally a rich hunting ground for Polish meats–but its bustling butcher shops can scare off outsiders who don’t know the turf or speak the language. READ MORE

Cumin Get It

What’s the best cumin lamb dish within 60 miles of San Francisco? Many hounds think it’s the cumin lamb at China Village. READ MORE

Western Food, Chinese Style

Accept the Prince Cafe for what it is: American and European food, made by Chinese folks especially for Chinese audiences. READ MORE

Birds of a Feather – Yakitori Totto Hatches Torys

If you like Totto, you’ll like Torys. New York’s favorite yakitori-ya has spawned an East Side twin, taking over the upstairs space briefly occupied by Tori-gen. READ MORE