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The Vegemite Flap

An interesting confusion has developed around Vegemite, the salty, yeasty extract that’s wildly popular in Australia and New Zealand. It has its fans here too, as a spread for buttered toast. It’s high in B vitamins and contains folate. ... READ MORE

Roti

Roti is a flatbread that originated in India, but has taken on a life of its own in cuisines around the world, from Southeast Asia to the Caribbean. And just as Los Angeles has its beloved taco trucks, some lucky places have roti trucks or carts. They ser READ MORE

Frozen Favorites

Readers of diet-food blog IateApie have spoken: Lean Cuisine meals are by far the yummiest nukeable options out there. Would you be caught dead eating a frozen dinner? READ MORE

Satsuma Season

Now that the holiday with the big orange orbs is over, it’s time to focus on the small ones—it’s satsuma season again. Tangy, sweet, and easy to peel, satsumas are a reason to love winter. READ MORE

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch 99 …

In the U.S., as palates get more adventurous, ethnic markets expand. READ MORE

Ode to Joy

Classic cookbook The Joy of Cooking gets a spiffy new retooling, and food writers can’t stop yakking about it. READ MORE

On Padma and Her Cellulite

Emily Sprissler lets loose after being dropped from "Top Chef." READ MORE

Why Would Anybody Want to Eat Old Meat?

Just because it's aged doesn't mean it's rotten. READ MORE

Still Holed Up in Alabama

I spent a couple more days in Florence, Alabama, writing and trying not to eat anything noteworthy. On a wild compulsion, I had dinner at Grille 360, the revolving concrete monstrosity lurking far above my hotel. READ MORE

Attempted Culinary Seclusion

As I said in my last report, it was clearly time to quit while I was ahead and get out of Chattanooga. READ MORE