Cookbook Bloggers Are Nuts; ‘Flavor Tripping’ With Miracle Fruit

• Cookbook bloggers, those who tackle the challenge of cooking every recipe in a given volume and then write about it, are the craziest bloggers of all. [WSJ]

• The Sex and the City movie includes scenes shot in notable restaurants like Buddakan and the Modern. [NYS]

• After 1,300 phone requests on an online petition with more than 1,000 signatures, Kellogg is putting the Hydrox cookie — an Oreo alternative — back into production. [WSJ]

• Miracle fruit, a red berry that alters taste perception for an hour or so, has resulted in people getting together for “flavor tripping” parties. Apparently, it makes Tabasco sauce taste like doughnut glaze. [NYT]

• The number of local oyster growers is on the rise thanks in part to the locavore movement. [NYT]

• Ricotta is finally coming out of the shadows and taking center stage in dishes around the city. [NYT]

• One thing you perhaps didn’t already know about Artichoke Pizza: The artichoke sauce is made on Staten Island. [NYS]

Bar Blanc’s Cesar Ramirez doesn’t hang out with chefs, and he doesn’t want to be called a chef. Instead, call him a craftsman, like his mentor David Bouley. [Gothamist]

Cookbook Bloggers Are Nuts; ‘Flavor Tripping’ With Miracle Fruit