A roundup of some of our favorite articles from food blogs around the Web.
I Wish This Was: These vinyl stickers are an awesome idea for voicing your opinion about what businesses you wish would open in vacant storefronts. I would totally use them to pen my daydreams about restaurants I wish would open in my ‘hood. —Lisa
Delicious Days: I’ve been cursing my cheap T-shirts because of the tiny, mystery holes I keep finding along the midsection. Turns out I’m not alone: It’s just an occupational hazard of working in a kitchen. —Lisa
Homesick Texan: Chorizo and roasted poblano peppers add a nice twist to this potato salad recipe. —Amy
I’m Mad and I Eat: Making your own malt vinegar looks simple enough, but waiting around for four months while it ferments means it won’t be ready until about December—just in time for gift-giving. —Amy
Chocolate & Zucchini: The only time I’ve eaten fresh shiso leaves is with sashimi. But there’s a lot more you can do with the herb. In fact, here’s a list of 43 ways to use it in your cooking. Sign me up for a shiso Mojito! —Christine
Eater: Even with packed culinary schools, is it hard to find good young cooks to hire? Five established chefs give their perspectives. —Christine
Image source: I Wish This Was