Every Sunday, we 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: The ancient winemaking technique that's making a comeback, behind-the-scenes at a high-end restaurant, and arbitrary health rules that we still follow.
Here are 8 of our favorite things we read this week:
- As long as you eat your M&Ms in trail mix, they're good for you, and other "health rules." [The New York Times]
- Yes, this happened over two years ago, but we still can't keep from laughing (at least a little) over this sheep who avoided getting sheared by hiding in caves for six years. [Modern Farmer]
- We're asked all the time at Food52 if our styled food is edible—yes of course it is, it's directly from your recipes!—but that's not always the case at other publications. [Atlas Obscura]
- The world's oldest winemaking technique is making a comeback. [Fast Company]
More: Interested in trying orange wine? (You should be! It's delicious!) Here's what you need to know.
- Eight glasses of water a day may be a completely arbitrary number; in fact, the correct number may be closer to zero. [The New York Times]
- Robo-pancakes: It's what's for breakfast. [Quartz]
- Behind-the-scenes at a high-end restaurant reveals a set of characters more nuanced than the food itself. [The New York Times]
- The history of Jell-O salad is as fascinating as it is gelatinous. [Serious Eats]
Did you read anything worth sharing this week? Tell us in the comments below!
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