Loving bread, the biggest pretzel we've ever seen, and more from our reading lists this week.

Around the web:

  • In 1976, a blind taste test of French wines and Californian wines changed the wine world forever. [NPR's The Salt]

  • Will the People's Community Market in Oakland succeed as a model for getting food into neighborhoods where grocery stores are few (and food deserts have, for decades, been shaped by racism)? [Civil Eats]

  • Is it okay to love bread again? [Wall Street Journal]

Some of this week's favorites on Food52:

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