Our weekly roundup on tasty news from around the world and here’s what we are reading on…

DESIGN N FOOD

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“There’s nothing beige about these plates…”

Coffee. Eggs. Cigarette Butts? Feast On The Patella Bros’ Surrealist DISH Series via foodrepublic.com

FOOD & PHOTOGRAPHY

Una pratica ormai mondiale che, però, fa inorridire i maestri dell’arte culinaria d’Oltreoceano e d’Oltralpe… Qui è vietato fotografare: i cuochi aprono la guerra contro gli Instagrammer via Food24

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“Most of us consume our pizzas too quickly to truly appreciate their beauty…”

Pizza in the Wild: Jonpaul Douglass Photographs Our Favorite Food in Nature via The Daily Beast

TRAVEL BITES

For the love of bacon: Chef launches oinky recipe book… Why did you focus on bacon for your first book? via The Star Online

5 ways to decode a TripAdvisor review. And if they’re not complaining about too much sand at the beach, or too much Spanish in Spain, you may not know what they are… via CNN.com

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“These maps show how food has traveled the globe — transforming and becoming a part of the cultural identity of that place.”

Delicious Maps of Countries Around the World Created From Native Foods via Flavorwire

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Watch the various stages of a hot dog manufacturing process. And boy, it ain’t pretty… What’s really in your hotdog? via News.com.au

“The more you get away from all the technological buzz, the more freedom you have.” New Yorkers are hanging up cell phones and plugging into landlines… via NY Daily News

HEALTHY NOTES

The idea of the study was to see whether there are health benefits from chocolate’s ingredients minus the sugar and fat… Gut bacteria turn dark chocolate ‘healthy’ via BBC News

“Life… is like a grapefruit. Well, it’s sort of orangey-yellow and dimpled on the outside, wet and squidgy in the middle. It’s got pips inside, too. Oh, and some people have half a one for breakfast.”
~ Douglas Adams, “So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish”

Delightfully yours,
Orsola Ciriello Kogan @ Food Meditations