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MP: Boston fanned the flames of Guacamole-gate, went David Blaine on soup dumplings and still had time for a road trip to the birthplace of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

MP: Chicago immersed himself in the melamine controversy (we’re not quite sure what it is, but kidney stones and cancer don’t sound ideal), took a detailed look at a cookie and its attendant coffee and did some investigative reporting on grocery taxes. He is also responsible for unearthing that chocolate milkshake madness seen above.

MP: Philly got into the mint julep, found a place to play crossword games and renamed the City of Brotherly Love.

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