weekly round-up of our favorite finds from the front lines of food
- A piece of movie magic that you can eat, melting Wicked Witch of the West Cookies by Death by Cupcakes.
- On Point talks with New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik (radio link) on not just what we eat, but how we eat. The meaning of food and sharing is discussed in his book The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food which argues that "the real meaning of food lies in continuity" and that "we need to think more about what goes on around the table."
- A strange twist on equality: Real Life Swedish Chef Told to Scale Back on School Lunch Deliciousness
- Wine in a box, wine in fake designer handbags, now wine in a can. Hmmm.
- If the idea of wine in a can makes you want to reach for a beer, a Scottish company has unveiled a 65% proof beer called Brewmeister Armageddon, the world's strongest.
- Campus Farms are springing up all over and now will have help from a new resource called Campus Farmers. '“There’s a great new trend of students growing their own food on college campuses. They’re very excited, but they often have no idea where to begin,” Nicole Tocco, East Coast fellow for the Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation, tells TakePart. “This will be a place where they can post questions, blog posts, status updates and more. There will be a resource section to show them how to get started.”'