The Recipe of Coke, Revealed?; Chef's Tables Are All the Rage

An Atlanta radio-show host recently revealed what he claimed was the original formula for Coca-Cola, a recipe that includes coriander oil and citric acid. [NY Times]

In Nigella Lawson's kitchen, mugs live in a drawer so as not to waste space in cupboards, and pegs are custom built for someone her height. [Wall Street Journal]

Hong Kong is home to a growing number of small, independently owned coffee shops, often with themes like board games or books. [Wall Street Journal]

Yet another piece on the eco-friendliness and healthfulness of insects as food -- plus, their nutty flavor. Archipelago in London and Toloache in New York both serve bug dishes. [Wall Street Journal]

An excerpt of Gabrielle Hamilton's Blood, Bones & Butter depicts brunch service at Prune, which she compares to the Indy 500 with 200 covers done in five hours with just 30 seats. [NY Post]

Joseph Leonard, Bell Book & Candle, and Aldea are among restaurants offering chef's-table meals, in which diners can get front-row seat to the cooking action. [NY Post]

Nearly a year after fast-food joints were kicked off U.S.-led coalition bases, Pizza Hut reopened a branch at Camp Phoenix on the edge of Kabul. [Wall Street Journal]

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