Salts of the Earth; China’s Worst Food Scandals


Behind the storefront of Japan Premium Beef is Bohemian, a hidden and secret restaurant that has managed to stay under the radar since it debuted two years ago.
[NY Post]

Remember those 10,000 menus the New York Public Library acquired to turn into a searchable database? Well, they’re now being transcribed by thousands of volunteers.
[Diner’s Journal]

New York City might finally have a composting solution. GrowNYC has started collecting kitchen scraps at seven locations to truck to Delaware for composting.
[Wall Street Journal]

Welcome to the era of salts that hail from all over the world and “selmeliers,” who expound on the flavors, textures, and terroirs of these salts.
[NY Times]

Wegmans Food Markets and Walgreens have settled a trademark infringement lawsuit over the use of a specific-looking “W” in the logo.
[Wall Street Journal]

A roundup of China’s 10 worst food scandals includes the melamine milk scandal that killed six babies, toxic bean sprouts, and, yep, more bad milk.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 27, 2011

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