Every Sunday, we'll round up our favorite food reads (podcasts, and videos) from the week, so you can sit back with that cup of coffee and settle in to catch up on what's happening in the world of food.
Today: Why picky eating could be detrimental to your health (not to mention your friendships), a secret menu for ice cream trucks, and a detail-oriented method for preparing your morning coffee.
Here are 6 of our favorite things we read this week:
- A hunt for the definition of North American cooking, from Boston to Newfoundland. [New York Times]
- As of now, New York's food trucks are free of health inspections, but you may see letter grades popping up soon. [Grub Street]
- Never order vanilla again—these off-menu ice cream truck items are full of surprises. [Serious Eats]
- David Greene, the cohost of NPR’s Morning Edition, ruminates on the significance of the international cuisine served at his wife, Rose's, restaurant. [Food and Wine]
- Picky eating isn't tolerated in many French households—an example Pamela Druckerman argues many could learn from. [New York Times]
- Want to get the perfect cup of coffee every time? Don't cut corners. [Epicurious]
Did you read anything worth sharing this week? Tell us in the comments below!
Photos by James Ransom