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Foragers Struggle to Find Ramps; Is It Safe to Eat Roadkill?

• Kenya and Uganda are the latest countries to see rioting on account of high food prices. [Commodity Online]

• This was bound to happen: The trendiness of ramps is making them harder for longtime foragers to find, and may even be affecting ramp populations. [NYT]

• We know the question has been nagging you: Is it safe to eat roadkill? This way for the pros and cons. [Slashfood]

• The L.A. Times is kind of pissed that no local chefs will be featured on Next Iron Chef. [LAT]

• Surprise surprise, not eating the foods you crave will reduce your cravings for those same foods, much like not shooting heroin probably reduces the cravings for heroin. [LAT]

• Pico Blvd.’s The Joint has been revitalized with new management including reggae industry “heavyweight” Sire Dhonie Johnson. [LA Snark]

• Would you pay $410 for a corkscrew? How about a basic model for $220? Neither would we. [NYT]

Foragers Struggle to Find Ramps; Is It Safe to Eat Roadkill?