South Shore Restaurants Grow Their Own; Belgian French Fries Face Peril


• South Shore restaurants are doin’ it for themselves: growing their own food, that is. [Patriot Ledger]

• In Belgium, the only thing the whole population can agree on is the French fry, and it’s in danger. [WSJ]

• Today is a momentous day, for Wendy’s at last rolls out its two-years-in-the-making Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy burger: extra cheese, a buttered bun, a thicker patty, and no mustard. [USAT]

Esquire’s “Eat Like a Man” cookbook is out, and it contains recipes from the likes of Eric Ripert, David Chang, and Michael Symon. Can a lady borrow a copy? [NYDN]

• New research suggests an apple a day is actually a pretty good idea — it may help ward off strokes. [Healthland/Time]