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.
Preteen Wants Easy Bake Ovens to Target Boys, Too She 'found it quite appalling that boys are not featured in packaging or promotional materials for Easy Bake Ovens'.
Fast-Food Workers Continue to Rally for Living Wages They're joined, this time, by workers from retail, car washes, and airports to demand higher wages and the right to unionize.
Eataly Launches Online Store Mario Batali’s grand New York Italian food emporium (by way of Italy) now ships across the globe.
Top Chefs Review — and Rate — America's Food Critics Revenge is a dish best served… by chefs.
15 Best Restaurants in Russia and Its Neighbors The Daily Meal presents the most exemplary epicurean endeavors in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Russia.
10 Famous Cuisines in Unexpected Places With these famous foods in unexpected destinations, your next culinary adventure may just surprise you.
How to Make a Perfectly Cooked Scallop Executive chef Didier Montarou of InterContinental Hotel Boston explains the basic rules of thumb for cooking scallops to produce not-so-basic results.
How to Dress Up Your Holiday Gingerbread Man Run, run as fast you can — you can’t catch him, he’s the gingerbread man.
Easy Crab Soup Recipe A little bit expensive, but worth it.
Potato Chip Cookies Recipe Reminiscent of shortbread, with a crunch factor.
25 Party Foods Worth Your Attention Get a little visual inspiration for your bash with these fantastic dishes.
The Ultimate Holiday Treats Guide Give a sweet gift this Christmas, from chocolates to macarons and more.
Spruced Up Cocktail Get into the Christmas spirit with this drink from Aquavit.
Holiday Chocolate Gift Guide We found the best of the New York Chocolate Show.
New Starbucks Gift Card for the 1 Percent The Starbucks Metal Card is priced at $450 for elite coffee drinkers.
3 'Tea-Tails' to Warm Up with This Winter Tea-infused cocktails for chilly nights.
FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK
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