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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 02/22/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: The dark side of food trends

By Tim Carman

The latest in food news, ideas and philosophy, just in time for your lunch break.

* Today's required reading: The dark side of food-trend mongering. (I guess I should admit that I ordered razor clams at BlackSalt this weekend. I will make restitution to my friends in Chinatown immediately.) (Salon)

* The domestication justification for meat eating. Does it work for you? (HuffPo Food)

* The beauty of heat, steam, corn kernels and Nathan Myhrvold's amazing high-speed camera. (Serious Eats)

* Man un-cures himself with salt. (New York magazine)

* Tom Colicchio is cooler than you. (Gothamist)

* Angry Birds for dessert. (YouTube)

* You can't watch the stars without these treats. (Chow)

* The origins of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival are not as clear as the founder suggests. (Miami New Times)

* Those with high blood pressure and high cholesterol can also have problems with...wait, what was I saying? (American Academy of Neurology via Newswise)

* What motivates cookbook authors? It's not sales or the number of Twitter followers they have. (Domenica Cooks)

By Tim Carman  | February 22, 2011; 12:20 PM ET
Categories:  Books, Media, Recipes, Television  | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman  
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Sounded like a high carb, high fat diet not just a high sodium diet...

Posted by: robinshuster | February 22, 2011 3:12 PM | Report abuse

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