Best Food News on the Web: 10/19/2012

Second servings of great food and drink stories from The Daily Meal that you may have missed this week
You missed them the first time, so grab a helping of these great stories on their second time around.

Sure, it's been a busy week. So you may have missed some of the great stories put out by The Daily Meal's talented editors and their fantastic special contributors. But you wouldn't want to head into the weekend having missed some of the best food stories on the Web. So here's a second serving of some of the great food and drink stories that you definitely shouldn't have missed.

 

TOP NEWS/HOT ITEMS

Somebody Paid $9,995 for a Gallon of Expired McJordan Sauce An unnamed Chicagoan bought the jug of expired McJordan McDonald's sauce... Read about it here. 

Pizza Hut Realizes Presidential Debate Deal Was Just Wrong They decided to just randomly choose a winner, instead of getting somebody to prank the presidential debates this Tuesday.
 

EAT/DINE

Ludo Lefebvre Joining Anthony Bourdian and Nigella Lawson on 'The Taste' More details emerge about Bourdain and Lawson's cooking show.

Spike Mendelsohn on Possible Philadelphia Restaurant, Pretending to Be Pirates We spoke with the celebrity chef about his partnership with Captain Morgan and what's next.

Barbecue Temple Fette Sau Spawns Philadelphia Location Another example of restaurateur Stephen Starr doing what he does best.
 

TRAVEL

25 Best Restaurants in Italy The Daily Meal presents the most exemplary epicurean endeavors in Italy. (Read on.)

10 Fast-Food Restaurants You Haven’t Heard Of From Wimpy Burger to Secret Recipe, The Daily Meal has compiled 10 fast-food joints to try on your next trip.
 

COOK

10 Easy Recipes for America’s Favorite Cookies There are only a handful of cookies that Americans can’t live without, and we have best ways to make them.

What Are… Persimmons? Chef Art Smith reveals one of his favorite fall foods and teaches us something new about the South.
 

RECIPES

Baked Southern Fried Chicken with Barbecue Sauce Recipe A delicious and slimmed-down version of everyone's favorite — fried chicken.

Fiery Pork Dumplings with Hibachi Barbecue Sauce Recipe Think dim sum with a fiery twist.
 

ENTERTAIN

Amazing Caramel Apples These apples have taken the traditional sweet to a whole other level.

Host a 'True Blood' Bash in Honor of Halloween Embrace your inner vampire, fairy, or werewolf for a party that’s sure to spook your guests.
 

VIDEO

Shaquille O'Neal on His Diet and 'Shaq 'n Cheese' The basketball player and Tupperware spokesman opens up about what he eats.

How to Eat Thai Food Andy Ricker of Pok Pok teaches you how to eat Thai food like a local. 
 

DRINK

Dogfish Head and Grateful Dead Make Collaboration Beer The "American Beauty" pale ale will hit stores in October 2013.

America's Best Sports Bars Beer, memorabilia, TVs, and team cheers make up the country's best places to watch the game.

 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

SippitySup gives us a recipe for "Alaska Scallops — Seared Hot and Fast."

Prevention RD brings us "Slow Cooker Beef Stew."

 

Last week's Week in Review: 10/12/2012

 

Tyler Sullivan is the Assistant Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @atylersullivan

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