Spicy Curry Sends Two to Hospital; Are Petit Fours the New Cupcake?

• Evidently David Burke has a magazine. And a line of zero-calorie “flavor sprays.” Yikes. [Eater NY]

• Be careful out there, spice lovers: A spicy-curry-eating contest in Scotland sent two contestants to the hospital. [STV]

• Could petit fours be the new cupcake? Their onetime ubiquity suggests they’re the old cupcake, anyway. [WSJ]

• Paula Wolfert had no idea the Moroccan-food discussion group she started on Facebook would become one of the most active groups on the site. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Get ready: Apples, pumpkin, farro, and kale will all have a moment this fall. [NRN]