Citizens Criticize Mayor’s Plan to Privatize Taste of Chicago; Top Chef Wins at Emmys

• Many are skeptical about the Mayor’s push to privatize the Taste of Chicago. [Trib]

Top Chef won this year’s Emmy for Outstanding Reality Show competition last night. [Eater]

• Eighteen Italians have died while searching for mushrooms in the past ten days. [Guardian]

• Foochebag (foodie/douchebag portmanteau) is the newest entry in the food lexicon. [NBC]

• Seasonal cooking is arriving in the Netherlands and bringing with it a rejuvenation of Dutch cuisine. [WSJ]

• A Jacksonville Winn-Dixie was the site of controversy after selling a Confederate flag cake. [News 13]