Learn to Shoot Food Porn Like a Pro; Ben & Jerry’s has ‘Schweddy Balls’

• These days everyone’s a critic, and a food photographer, but not necessarily a good one. To get those food porn skills up, the’s got 10 tips for shooting food like a pro. []

• Yesterday we told you about hybrid fruits, and now it seems that rare breeds of apples are also quite fashionable. That’s it, we’re quitting this gig to go grow fruit. [AP via HuffPo]

• Speaking of the fruit, Apple Computer’s lawyers are pissed that a Chinese tech company has a logo they claim is too similar to their own. Wait, they’re cracking down on this over those fake Apple stores? [GMA News]

• Burgers over Baghdad? Smashburger has announced it will be the latest burger chain to hit the Middle East. [NRN]

• Spud crusader: One Maine Republican senator is claiming the potato has been “unfairly singled out” in the government’s quest to improve school nutrition. [NPR]

• That rumored “Schweddy Balls” Ben & Jerry’s flavor is now confirmed, so go watch some vintage SNL to celebrate. [NYDN]

• More food-safety drama for China: This time 300 schoolchildren have been sickened by unsafe food. [AP]

• If you fancy yourself truly cool, here are the hot spots you’ll want to hit this Fashion Week. Naturally, the Crown is one of them. [NYT]

Learn to Shoot Food Porn Like a Pro; Ben & Jerry’s has ‘Schweddy Balls’