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Tastespotting Rules The World of Food Porn; How to Make A-Rod’s Kale Chips

• Sarah Gim is L.A.’s leading food pornographer, with her site Tastespotting getting over five million visitors a month. [LAT]

• Gluten-free diets are having a moment, but at least one chef has admitted to lying to abstinent diners and serving them full-gluten starches. [Foodista]

• The cookbook Diamond Dishes, coming out tomorrow, features recipes for A-Rod’s kale chips and other favorite manly dishes from baseball stars. [NYP]

• Despite our best efforts, Laurent Quenioux’s Bistro LQ is indeed closed, with the possibility that it could relocate. [Squid Ink]

• More than half of all Olive Garden restaurants will get a “Tuscan farmhouse” makeover. Guess OG execs have been doing a little travel memoir reading! [NRN]

• Philly is flipping for Randy Clemens’ Sriracha Cookbook. [Philly.com]

• In Italy, delivery services exist to help mamas send homemade food to their grown children living far away. Could they send us some too, please? [WSJ]

Tastespotting Rules The World of Food Porn; How to Make A-Rod’s Kale Chips