A $5,000 Reservation for Rao's; Are Lobster Rolls the New Cupcakes?

This week in food blogs ...

Eater found out you can get a reservation at Rao's for $5,000 on eBay.

Grub Street discovered what "apologetic vegan" Moby would eat on death row: kale and tacos.

Midtown Lunch crowned Kwik Gourmet the winner of Meat Palooza 3: the best chicken and lamb over rice in the neighborhood.

The Atlantic Food Channel rounded up its favorite Memorial Day picnic foods. Vicksburg potato salad, anyone?

Feast named its favorite New York City chain restaurants that work: 'wichcraft, Le Pain Quotidien, Dos Caminos.

Epicurious posted a handy seasonal ingredient map of the United States.

Blondie & Brownie declared it first: Lobster rolls are the new cupcake.

Slice examined how to make a perfectly grilled pizza.

Eat Me Daily looked at South Africa's signature wine grape, pinotage.

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