Park Slope Food Coop a Hot Ticket; Snooki to Dress Up as Pickle for Halloween


In the last few years, whole-wheat pasta options have expanded and gotten tastier, with varieties made of farro and spelt going for $10 a pound or more. [NY Times]

Wal-Mart has officially announced that it will source produce from local, sustainable small and medium-size farmers. [NY Times]

The former Tavern on the Green space reopens today as a $2.5-million visitor center, food court, and retail shop featuring fare from four food trucks. [Diner’s Journal]

It’s harder than ever to get into the Park Slope Food Coop now that a new policy limits new members to 70 per week and spots are snagged within minutes. [Wall Street Journal]

Numerous food fests and events in London are debating whether French food is becoming obsolete and dated, much to the Brits’ delight. [Wall Street Journal]

The Grand Hyatt Hong Kong has purchased a 600-gram white truffle for an undisclosed amount that guests can enjoy for $19 a gram. [Wall Street Journal]

Jersey Shore‘s Snooki will dress up as her favorite food for Halloween, in a green outfit called The Pickle covered in sequin-shaped pickles complete with sparkling green shoes. [Page Six]


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