Best Food News on the Web: 4/26/2013

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Second servings of great food and drink stories from The Daily Meal that you may have missed this week
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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

Culinary Institute of America Provost Responds to Protest We chatted with provost Mark Erickson about the possible changes in the future, and what he felt was misrepresented.

Yes, This 'MasterChef Australia' Teaser Is Super Sexist Right down to the men carrying baguettes. Seriously.
 

EAT/DINE

Taste Test: McDonald’s Egg White Delight The healthier alternative to the Egg McMuffin just hit the market.

Next Iron Chef’s Duskie Estes to Close Zazu, Re-Open in Nearby 'Makers Sanctuary' The Barlow The chef’s renowned restaurant opened in 2001 and is one of the state’s best.
 

TRAVEL

5 Bites: Asheville, North Carolina's Sweet Spots This Blue Ridge city offers a variety of desserts, pastries, and chocolates.

Seattle to Grow a One-of-a-Kind Food Forest Beacon Food Forest will grow less than 3 miles from the city center.
 

COOK

How to Make Taco Bell’s Crunchwrap Supreme at Home While mind-blowing in taste and flavor, the popular fast-food item is actually easy to make at home.

How to Make the Perfect Pigs in a Blanket Stop buying the popular appetizer frozen and make it, perfectly, from scratch at home.
 

RECIPES

Roast Pork Loin with Rosemary and Porcini Mushrooms Recipe This recipe takes a little time, but is definitely worth it. 

Nougatine with Almonds and Honey Recipe This French recipe serves 16...
 

ENTERTAIN

Entertain Power Panel of Experts: Signature Appetizers Our stellar panel shares which go-to dishes work for them every time when hosting a party.

10 Essentials for a Spring Picnic Enjoy the ultimate warm-weather pastime with these great tips.
 

VIDEO

At the Chef's Table: René Redzepi Part 1 To start our series we discuss the Noma chef's childhood influences in Copenhagen and Macedonia.

Inside Restaurant August On a journey to visit all of this year's nominees for the James Beard Outstanding Restaurant Award, we head to New Orleans.
 

DRINK

Sugary Drinks Can Raise Diabetes Risk by 22 Percent, Study Says If you drink soda and sugary drinks daily, beware.

10 Influential Bartenders From the Past, Present, and Future The makers and shakers: how these bartenders and mixologists have influenced the cocktail world today.
 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

Looky Tasty brings us a "Guide to Chicago Beer Festivals 2013."

Spirals & Spatulas whips up a recipe for "Blueberry Muffin Cookies."

 

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

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