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  1. the dish
    Momofuku Nishi’s Whole Salt-Baked Turbot Is Bo Ssäm for Fish LoversThe textures of the turbot vary from firm and meaty to an almost pork-belly-like richness around the fins.
  2. Grains Of Salt
    FDA Urges Food Companies to Use Less SaltFor the first time, it’s urging companies to reduce the amount they cram into food.
  3. Healthy Eating
    Here’s Your Cheat Sheet for the New Federal Dietary GuidelinesIn a nutshell: Eat less sugar, red meat’s okay, and go crazy with coffee.
  4. Seasoning
    5 Salts for Every Type of Home ChefA long way from Diamond Crystal.
  5. Studies
    Your Table Salt Probably Has Tiny Pieces of Plastic in ItApparently, people eat about three particles per day.
  6. Health Concerns
    Alarmist Watchdog Group Sues the FDA Because It Won’t RegulateIt wants sodium’s “generally recognized as safe” status revoked.
  7. Unsalted
    An Avalanche of Morton Salt Just Totaled 11 AcurasWhen it rains, it pours, and when it pours, watch out.
  8. The Chain Gang
    Pizza Hut’s American Pies Are Somehow 70 Percent Saltier Than Their1,080 milligrams of sodium for every 3.5 ounces of pie.
  9. Salt Licked
    FDA Says Enough With All That Salt AlreadyThe agency will introduce “voluntary” guidelines to lower Americans’ sodium intake.
  10. Shaker Furniture
    Do Restaurants Without Salt Shakers on Tables ‘Smack of Arrogance’?Salt, wounds, and chefs with some complaints of their own.
  11. Wontons
    Philly’s Health Department Teaches Chinese Restaurants How to Cut the SaltEgg foo yung never gets old, but its sodium levels can be lethal.
  12. The Taming of the Stew
    Official Panel Says Cutting Salt Intake Won’t Do You Any Big FavorsAdding a spoonful of sugar, on the other hand, will mess you up.
  13. Bad Taste
    New DOH Subway Ads Salt-Shame YouThanks, Bloomberg.
  14. Boston Market
    Should Salt Shakers Be Banished at Restaurants?Boston Market thinks so.
  15. Mediavore
    Koreatown Building Inspector Probed by FBI; U.S. Gets More Salt From Bread ThanThe accused was observed taking an envelope of cash with his cup of tea at a hotel-restaurant.
  16. Mediavore
    Acme Markets to Cut 800 More Jobs; Say Hello to South African Fried ChickenPlus: savoring every bite keeps French woman from getting fat; and people are still leery of genetically modified salmon, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Mediavore
    Infant Diets Predict Future Taste for Salt; North Korean Food Aid DelayedKim Jong Il’s death might have derailed the resumption of U.S. donations.
  18. Mediavore
    Whitey Bulger’s Holiday Diet; Why Kids Grow Up to Love SaltPlus Olive Garden courts a foodie clientele and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  19. Mediavore
    World’s Fattest Mom Changes Course; Salt Raises Its ProfileDonna Simpson vows to lose weight, as long as the cameras stay on.
  20. Closings
    Salt to Shutter ‘Soon’The Soho restaurant has lost its lease.
  21. Mediavore
    Cape May Farmers Focus on Growing Beach Plums; Cheesecake Factory Rolls OutPlus: Chewing food longer helps people consume fewer calories; and Justin Bieber punks fast food drive-throughs, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    Despite Bar Rescue’s Best Efforts, Downey’s May Not PullPlus: Fallout from Japan’s nuclear meltdown still threatens the country’s food supply; and Red Lobster’s new ad campaign features ‘real’ people, all in our morning news roundup.
  23. Food Politics
    ‘National Nutrition Database’ Should Exist, Says DOHTo prevent disease, the Health Department would like all nutritional information to be in one searchable database.
  24. Mediavore
    Lohan Laps Up Jell-O in Jail; Snack Food Chases Chelsea’s WeddingRumors fly about an incarcerated actresses’ diet, while Chelsea Clinton busts out the junk in the wee hours.
  25. Mediavore
    Foss Catches 4,500 Pounds of Asian Carp; Top Chef Expands to CanadaPlus: KFC’s Double Down hurting its image, Annoying Orange gets a TV deal, wine education heads to college.
  26. Mediavore
    Voluntary Salt Reduction Spreads; NYC Wine Debuts in MayPlus: The Empire Diner will close, and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Soda Tax Dead; Companies Volunteer Salt CutsPlus: the Double Down might hurt KFC, and Top Chef comes to Canada, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Health Concerns
    FDA Plans Salt LimitsThe Food & Drug Administration wants to change your palate.
  29. Health Concerns
    Could Cutting Taxes Lead to Cutting Salt?One local psychologist thinks so.
  30. Mediavore
    Chicago Keeps its Salt; Chinese Wines Aim HighPlus: the immortal McDonald’s happy meal, and a teacher blogs about school lunches, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Health Concerns
    Insane Bill Would Ban Salt in Restaurants, Impose $1,000 FinesYes, this is what it has come to.
  32. Back of the House
    Dan Barber Loosens His Apron at Monkey Bar“I used to watch the Food Network obsessively when I was a line cook and I’d get home at 2 in the morning.”
  33. In the Magazine
    The Storm Over Salt; Platt Goes to the MuseumsAlso in the magazine: a blood-orange salad recipe, and a chili con carne cook-off in Brooklyn.
  34. Mediavore
    Absolut Collaborates with Spike Jonez; Sundance Gets a Food TruckThe filmmaker received funds for his new love story and the famous film festival has a new food vendor.
  35. Waltham Food Pantry Closing; Fake Buffalo Mozz?Plus: low-calorie menus, and the Reagle Beagle, all in our morning news roundup.
  36. Fast Food Restaurants Promote Healthy Meals; Fake Buffalo Mozz?Plus: Naha’s cocktail dinner, and Hershey’s retreat from Cadbury, all in our morning news roundup.
  37. Health Concerns
    S.O.S.! These Salty Dishes May Be on the Endangered MenuSausages and cucumbers are among the ingredients we demand get thoroughly salted.
  38. Mediavore
    Food Network Back on Cable; Chef Stabbed at AlgonquinPlus: fake buffalo mozz and low-calorie menus, all in our morning news roundup.
  39. Health Concerns
    Michael Ruhlman Ends the Salt DiscussionHe’s talked to Thomas Keller about the issue.
  40. Mediavore
    Emeril Lagasse to Host Talk Show; Hot Sauce Stunt Lands Teens in HospitalA celeb chef ditches the pan for a microphone and ten teens drink a spicy solution 200 times hotter than Tabasco.
  41. Mediavore
    Four Seasons Loses GM; Emeril Lagasse Gets a Talk ShowPlus: how cutting salt could save the U.S. billions, and Duvet is gone forever, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Food Politics
    Curtis Sliwa’s Disgusting Salt Protest“You’re gonna have to pry this salt out of my cold, dead hand,” the noted loudmouth told New York 1.
  43. Health Concerns
    And Now We Know How David Chang Feels About Salt“Wait a minute, has anyone asked that Momofuku guy to weigh in on this?”
  44. Health Concerns
    City’s War on Salt: Who’s for It, and Who’s AgainstWhat the “experts” are saying about the Health Department’s latest crusade.
  45. Foodievents
    What to Eat When Sona Welcomes David Myers HomeSona will be the last stop on a famous chef world tour.
  46. Blogston Proper
    Farewell to Icarus; Lunch at ToroPlus: the perils of being a food writer, and Salts’ delicious duck, all in our weekly Boston food blog roundup.
  47. Mediavore
    Bacon Cures Hangovers; Thomas Keller Will Tie the KnotPlus: Chris Santos’s next project, and the French government’s party fund, all in our morning news roundup.
  48. Health Concerns
    Health Commissioner Goes After SaltWill ‘Top Chef’ judges be banned from eliminating contestants because they didn’t use enough of the stuff?