Mediavore: Frango Mint Production Comes Home


• Frango Mints are now made in Chicago again; they’re back from Pennsylvania, where production had been outsourced since 1999. [Sun-Times]

• A German chef blew off both of his hands while using liquid nitrogen for a molecular gastronomy dish. [The Local]

• A shande! One of the accessories for new American Girl doll Rebecca Rubin, a doll meant to be a Jewish girl from 1914 New York, is a bagel - topped with American cheese. [The Food Section]

• The ridiculous bacon foodstuffs trend is still going strong, complete with products like skillet bacon jam and Spam with bacon. [A.V. Club]