Best Food News on the Web: 6/29/2012

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

Ladurée to Open Second New York Location The Parisian macaron brand will launch a tea salon in SoHo. Keep reading. 

Meet the Guy Who Went Skydiving with Anthony Bourdain Duncan Dee jumped off a plane with Bourdain, 10,000 feet in the air, last Saturday... and lived to tell the tale. 

 

EAT/DINE

15 Cheapest Ways to Eat at the Ballpark Tips and tricks for saving on food at MLB stadiums.

Best Restaurants for Watching the Fireworks A roundup of prime restaurants across the country for viewing fireworks this Fourth of July. (The best holiday ever.)

 

TRAVEL

Andrew Zimmern’s Top 9 Most Bizarre American Foods To mark the 100th episode of Bizarre Foods America, Zimmern dishes on America’s weirdest foods. (And they're awesome, per usual.) 

How to Eat Like Olympian Misty May-Treanor While on the Road Misty May-Treanor shares her trip tips for eating healthy on the go.

 

COOK

Summer Barbecue for Beginners Let Dr. BBQ be your wingman (literally).

How to Read a Recipe Recipes are great… as long as you know how to follow them.

 

RECIPES

Roasted Eggplant with Cilantro Yogurt Recipe Greek yogurt is spiced with garlic, cilantro, lemon juice, and jalapeño, bringing strong contrasting flavors to top the roasted eggplant. A perfect summer dish.

Corny Bean Dip Recipe A versatile dip, seasoned with Southwestern seasoning, lime juice, and salt, that can be used as a salsa with tortilla chips, topper for salads, or even a zesty addition to rice.

 

ENTERTAIN

Remembering Nora Ephron’s Best Food Moments in Film The iconic writer, director, producer, author, and true romantic died at age 71. 

Food-Focused Engagement and Wedding Ring Photos Oh, the world of food. Are you and your fiancé huge food lovers like these couples?

 

VIDEO

How to Eat Like an Olympian Video coverage on how these world-travelers eat to stay fit and healthy.

Marcus Samuelsson Discusses Yes Chef The Daily Meal ventures to Red Rooster to talk about Samuelsson's recently published memoir. Don't miss this.

 

DRINK

Fourth of July Cocktail Recipes Time to get patriotic with red, white, and blue drinks. (Although we believe it should be a year-round thing.)

Best Boozy Milkshakes How to perfect the perfect summer alcoholic treat. 

 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

Girlichef gives us, "A Trio of Tropical Pops," featuring Creamy Coconut, Spicy Pineapple and Roasted Banana & Cinnamon flavors.

Pepper Lynn delves into ice cream, providing her own exotic flavor: Fresh Ricotta Ice Cream with Roasted Grapes and Toasted Walnuts.

 

 

Last week's Week in Review: 6/22/2012 

 

Tyler Sullivan is The Daily Meal's assistant editor. 

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