A killer watermelon farm, a juicer that might be smarter than you, plain-wrong carbonara, and more we read and loved this week.
6 of the best things we read this week:
- For writer and philosopher Franz Kafka, even beer came with emotional family baggage. [NPR's the Salt]
- Theft, death, and drama on watermelon farms. [Lucky Peach]
- Don't mess with carbonara—it's perfect as-is. [The Guardian]
- Just because a restaurant claims to serve local, farm-to-table fare doesn't mean it's telling the truth. [Tampa Bay Times]
- If a tree smells like almonds in the forest, is it really the tree that smells? [Ask MetaFilter]
- Would you pay $700 for a juicer? Silicone Valley investors are willing to bet the answer is "Yes." [The New York Times]
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.