Data Bites: Food Dice, Viral Milkshakes, and Eating Books

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HEEEEY OOOOO I GOTZ LOTTSA NEW FOR YA DIS WEEEEEK

Okay, that’s enough. Just being obnoxious over here. Nothing new.

But okay. There is so much cool stuff I have to share this week! Cool links, cool reads, cool social media finds, etc. etc. etc. Here we go:


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child comes out this weekend! Here are foodie ways to celebrate.

COOLEST NPR quiz: How much do you know about presidents and food. Me: basically nothing. (I got 5/12).

I think we can all agree that we HATE the phrase “Food Porn,” but this NPR article shares an interesting point: showcasing our extravagant food isn’t really a new practice.

The “Empty Plates of New York” Instagram, simple but brilliant. Doesn’t this tell us as much about our meals as the food itself?

Food for Thought: When will food issues be on policy makers minds?

Found: FABULOUS “I like you” cupcake sprinkles.

Blog you HAVE to read: Eating Books. It’s a website dedicated to the food found in books. This is perhaps the most brilliant use of web space ever. See also: Voracious. See also (2): Bruce Bogtrotter’s Chocolate Cake. 

Food Dice: the coolest product to make dinner more creative.

This is it: The NYT‘s Master Ice Cream Recipe

Food Book Fair: Yet another reason why I’m moving to NYC. And another.

The Runcible Spoon: The coolest and most haphazard food ‘zine.

Nineteen of Roald Dahl’s most important food inventions, according to Lucky Peach.

Fried Gelato and why cereal is actually the most wonderful thing to cook with ever. (See: Milk Bar Cereal Milk).

Here it is: How to make THE perfect burger.

Viral Milkshakes: The Instagram trend you can’t help but notice. (You know, that ones that seem to be defying gravity??)

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