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Midcoast Maine in Pain (and Big Score in Damariscotta)

Heading northward, I stopped at the legendary Red’s Eats (Main and Water streets, Wiscasset, Maine; 207-882-6128). They’re a landmark for lobster rolls, though opinion seems extraordinarily divided. READ MORE

Free Foie with Purchase

How to get around Chicago’s new foie-gras ban? Easy—just give the stuff away. READ MORE

“Top Chef” Check-in

What have last year’s two finalists, Harold Dieterle and Tiffani Faison, been up to since last season? READ MORE

White Meat’s Dark Side

Bacon lovers may reconsider their morning strip after reading a chilling Rolling Stone article about Smithfield Foods, the nation’s top pork producer. This exposé makes it hard to even think about a pork chop. READ MORE

The Hormone Hustle

The culture wars move to the dinner table as pundits debate the merits of soy. READ MORE


The Sight and Sound of Taste

A conversation with Heston Blumenthal. READ MORE

How Do They Get the Omega-3 in the Eggs?

It's all about diet. READ MORE

Ugly but Delicious

Here in the States, the recent foodie infighting over the relative benefits of organic and local agriculture has died down a bit. Now the UK is having its own row over organics—and this one, involving a government official, is much uglier. READ MORE

“Top Chef” Mikey’s Wisdom

Wisdom tooth, that is. Plus: Colicchio shows no respect. READ MORE

You’ll Never Look at Kitty Litter the Same Way Again

Cat poop coffee. ‘Nuff said. READ MORE