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Wall Street Journal

  1. Rants
    The Wall Street Journal Skims L.A.’s SurfaceThe paper makes a few irrelevant picks while “finding a food Mecca in the West.”
  2. Pizza! Pizza!
    Farina Pizza Gets Some Journal Love
  3. Pizza! Pizza!
    Mozzeria Gets Some Journal Love
  4. How to be Tony Maws
    Want to Maw Like Tony Maws? Use Duck FatP.S. Badly cooked eggs “bum him out.”
  5. Beer Me
    Foster’s May Not Be ‘Australian for Beer’ for Much LongerThe company faces a hostile takeover, but more troubling is the fact that beer sales are down in Australia.
  6. Etiquette
    Restaurant Diners Agree With Pennsylvania Restaurant’s Kid BanIt seems an overwhelming majority would prefer that you leave your kids at home.
  7. Go Ask Alice
    Gourmet Live Loves Alice Waters; the Journal Grills Her onThe grande dame of locavorism gets some national media love on two fronts.
  8. Interviews
    Gary Danko Says Molecular Gastronomy’s Going to Go the Way of Kiwi on Meat“What happens with any sort of trend is after time passes, only 5% withstands the test of time.”
  9. Vegans
    Gather Is Doing Vegan ‘Caesar Salad’ NowThe vegans have a new faux item.
  10. Funnies
    René Redzepi Is Not a Fan of Polish FoodThe chef calls the country “not so gastronomically developed.”
  11. Truckin'
    JapaCurry Battle Makes the JournalThe upshot: Brick and mortar businesses are still upset about food trucks parking nearby.
  12. Sandwichland
    Naked Lunch Still Too Fancy for Tourists
  13. Trends
    The Journal Urges You to Cook in Your Living Room Fireplace ThisWe see this new how-to as fraught with potential for holiday disasters.
  14. The Real McCoy
    What We Didn’t Know About Quinn Hatfield, Our New Fitness GuruThe chef is also a gold medal-winning bike sprinter.
  15. Trends
    The Journal Thinks S.F. Just Discovered Comfort Food
  16. Ink-Stained Wretches
    The Journal Just Adores Quaint, ‘Funky’ Little S.F.The WSJ seems to think taquerias are called “burrito bars.”
  17. Locavores
    Foodshed Project Adds Middleman Between Farm and TableThe SF Foodshed Project provides a new link in the supply chain between growers and large food service operations like the St. Regis Hotel.
  18. Interviews
    Thomas Keller Rejects Celebrity Chefdom“We fall into this trap of having to have celebrities.”
  19. Oenophile
    Jay Sips JulianneJay McInerney’s new wine column debuts, with an intriguing reference to Julianne Moore.
  20. Mediavore
    Fire at Lao Sze Chuan; Farmers Fear GrasshoppersPlus: Nestle gets protested via Twitter, and an investigation into truffle genetics, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    WSJ Challenges Times Food Coverage; New Food Vendors in ConeyPlus: protesting Nestlé via Twitter, and asparagus season begins, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Other Critics
    Bright Lights, Big CabernetsJay McInerney is indeed the new wine guy at ‘The Wall Street Journal.’
  23. Mediavore
    Marcel Vigneron Gets a New Show; Adam Dell Seeks Time with Padma’s BabyTop Chef alumni Marcel and Padma are back in the news.
  24. Mediavore
    Ortiz Backs Off Salt Ban; Beekeeping Is LegalPlus: customize your Frappuccino and watch Marcel Vigneron’s new show, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    Chefs Work Their Way Up; Frappuccinos Go CustomPlus: Top Chef’s Marcel returns to TV, and Rocco tops the bestseller list, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Mediavore
    Bill Clinton Defends First Lady’s Obesity Fight; Tokyo Bowl of Ramen Costs $122Michelle Obama’s food initiatives get support from a former President and Japan puts a haute spin on noodles.
  27. Go Ask Alice
    Alice Waters Wants Celeb Chefs to Stop Cloning Their RestaurantsWe won’t be seeing a Chez Panisse Mandalay Bay anytime soon.
  28. Foodienomics
    S.F. Restaurant Staffs Are Costliest in the CountryWith the highest minimum wage in the U.S. and health benefits for all restaurant workers, SF beats out all other cities in staffing costs.
  29. Mediavore
    Sous-Vide Comes Home; Beer Collections DownPlus: no Stilton in Stilton, and lettuce prices soar, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Lists
    The Wall Street Journal Jumps on the Publican TrainYet another New York newspaper sings the praises of Paul Kahan’s beer-and-pork utopia.
  31. NewsFeed
    Can’t Get Into Ko? ‘Journal’ Suggests Dim SumFood critic Ramond Sokolov is skeptical about chef’s counters.
  32. Beef
    The ‘Wall Street Journal’ Tweaks Food Bloggers, UnjustlyThe Wall Street Journal, having discovered the existence of food bloggers, raises the usual question about them over the weekend, namely: Given that chefs know who they are, and frequently feed them for free, how can their posts be trusted? (The article’s other point, about restaurants shilling themselves in online forums, is valid and then some.) But from our point of view, straddling the line between old media and new, we think the bloggers are getting a bad rap.