Smithsonian Receives 4,500 Historic Menus; Umami Burger Spreading South

• The Smithsonian recently received a donation of 4,500 menus, collected by agoraphobic Virginia Mericle, who never left the house but had the bills of fare mailed to her over the years. [Atlantic]

• Did you know the cereal box is one of the most widely read mediums? Evidently it is, and it’s about to get more fun with digital technology like augmented reality. [USAT]

• Umami Burger plans three more location in Orange County, with new shops coming to Costa Mesa, Anaheim, and Laguna Beach. [OC Register]

• Here are a couple of different chicken-wing-eating techniques you might want to try at this Sunday’s Super Bowl parties, including one-handed, and the “small-bone twist.” Might as well practice now! [HuffPo]

• East L.A. community leaders are angry about comments made by a Glendale City Council member trying to tackle out-of-control fast food signage. [LAT]

• If you want to jump aboard the barrel-aged-cocktail bandwagon without paying $13 a drink, Tuthilltown sells a DIY kit for ten bucks. [SE]

Smithsonian Receives 4,500 Historic Menus; Umami Burger Spreading South