The sixteen-year-old cook taking Manhattan by storm, the true definition of a cappuccino, and the diets of ancient Italians.
Here are 7 of our favorite things we read this week:
- That cappuccino you're drinking may not be a cappuccino at all—at least not in the traditional sense. (The New York Times)
- On that note, the cappuccino—and all coffee—may be in risk of extinction, due to climate change. (Bloomberg Business)
- Is the gentrification of New York City chasing away the best food? (The Guardian)
- CAT scans show that Pompeii victims ate better than we do, thanks to lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. (The Local It)
- Action Bronson and Mario Batali walk into a bar. No joke. Great conversation ensues. (The New Yorker)
- The fifteen-year-old daughter of a reviewer attends a sixteen-year-old wunderkind chef's pop-up. (Grub Street)
- Michelin announced its New York City stars—for those of you who still take them seriously. (The New York Times and Grub Street)
Did you read anything worth sharing this week? Tell us in the comments below!
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.
Top photo by James Ransom; salad photo by Elizabeth Stark