The Chron Discovers Off the Grid; Padma’s Kid Doesn’t Eat Baby Food

• The Chronicle’s Janny Hu visits Off the Grid and offers her picks of the best bites to be had there. [Chron]

• Bread basics, courtesy of Outerlands. [Bold Italic]

• CUESA is hosting a Goat Festival tomorrow at the Ferry Building, featuring cheese tastings, cooking demos, and the petting of baby goats. [Bits & Bites/7x7]

• A baker in Vienna is trying to make amends after it came to light that he made cakes (featured in a binder of his previous work for customers to see) featuring frosted Nazi symbols, including swastikas and raised hands. [AP/Chron]

• Padma’s baby does not eat baby food! The idea. Little Krishna only dines on “mushy” Indian food. [Ok]

• First there was Elvis on a potato chip, now it’s Kate Middleton on a jelly bean. Can this wedding please just happen already? [NPR]

• McDonald’s Canada is now accepting Monopoly money to promote the return of its Monopoly game. We’d insert a joke about the Canadian dollar, but it’s actually on par with the American dollar right now. [Consumerist]

• Researchers found that 47 percent of supermarket meat and poultry contained Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, much of it antibiotic-resistant. Awesome! [AZ Central]

• You could go vegetarian, but know that VegNews magazine has such a nonexistent photo budget it’s using stock meat photos to represent fake meat. [Slashfood]

• She might be kind of annoying yapping on about her culinary endeavors, but poor Gwyneth Paltrow had no choice but to publish that cookbook: Food media is the next logical step for over-the-hill actresses these days. [WSJ]

The Chron Discovers Off the Grid; Padma’s Kid Doesn’t Eat