Chipotle Doubles Its Organic Produce Use; John Huntsman Digs Mexican Street Food


LA Weekly‘s Jonathan Gold scores the best assignment ever — comparing Copenhagen’s Noma, San Pellegrino’s top restaurant of the year, with Grant Achatz’s Alinea for GQ. [HuffPo]

The clear grape spirit pisco, originally from Chile and Peru, is making inroads into the crowded U.S. liquor market.
[NY Times]

Chipotle says it’s on pace to use more than twice the amount of local produce this year than it had previously expected, totaling about 10 million pounds of romaine lettuce, bell peppers, oregano, and more. [USA Today]

Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is a huge fan of Mexican street food. [LA Times]

The real driver behind this country’s renewed interest in home gardening? Uncle Sam. [The Atlantic]