Cookbook Bloggers Are Nuts; ‘Flavor Tripping’ With Miracle Fruit

Cookbook bloggers, those who tackle the challenge of cooking every recipe in a given volume and then write about it, are the craziest bloggers of all. [WSJ]

The Sex and the City movie includes scenes shot in notable restaurants like Buddakan and the Modern. [NYS]

After 1,300 phone requests on an online petition with more than 1,000 signatures, Kellogg is putting the Hydrox cookie an Oreo alternative back into production. [WSJ]

Miracle fruit, a red berry that alters taste perception for an hour or so, has resulted in people getting together for flavor tripping parties. Apparently, it makes Tabasco sauce taste like doughnut glaze. [NYT]

The number of local oyster growers is on the rise thanks in part to the locavore movement. [NYT]

Ricotta is finally coming out of the shadows and taking center stage in dishes around the city. [NYT]

One thing you perhaps didnt already know about Artichoke Pizza: The artichoke sauce is made on Staten Island. [NYS]

Bar Blancs Cesar Ramirez doesnt hang out with chefs, and he doesnt want to be called a chef. Instead, call him a craftsman, like his mentor David Bouley. [Gothamist]