The hunt for a billion-dollar apple, the real reason airplane food tastes so bad, and genetically-engineered fish.
Here are 6 of our favorite things we read (and watched) this week:
- This artist is putting vegetables on a pedestal, because to her, there's nothing more beautiful. [Mother Earth News]
- Hard cider is the fastest-growing category of alcoholic beverage in the United States—and at its heart is a search for the perfect apple. [The Week]
- Airplane food may taste so bad not because of the cellophane-y lasagna, but because of... cabin noise? That's what scientists are saying. [Grub Street]
- What do other countries consider "American food" to be? Burgers, Tex-Mex, and anything you can find at a diner, for starters. [Atlas Obscura]
- The F.D.A. has approved genetically-engineered salmon for consumption. What does this mean for you? [The New York Times]
- Is milk good for you? Or should you stop drinking it altogether? [Grub Street]
Did you read (or see) 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.