Yet Another Defense of Modernist Cooking; Macarons Are All the Rage

A New Mexico woman is suing Chili's after she says she pulled a needle about two inches long from her mouth while eating mashed potatoes. [Seattle PI]

A group of "feeders," people who indulge in the sexual fetish of bingeing on fattening food with a partner, weighed in on James Carter's play Feeder: A Love Story. [Observer]

Josh Ozersky is the latest to leap the defense of Modernist Cooking, saying that it's the book for people who want to "cook better food -- not weirder food." [Time]

Forget cupcakes. The colorful French sandwich bites called mararons are the latest hot treat in the world of sweets. [NY Post]

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