Best Food News on the Web: 8/10/2012

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

Just Thinking You're Fat Could Make You Gain Weight A new study found that teens who thought they were fat tended to gain weight later on. (Well, that's depressing. Read on.)

Guy Fieri May Be Giving Mario Batali Some Grilling Tips We chatted with Fieri about his upcoming Kendall-Jackson charity dinner and his new New York restaurant.
 

EAT/DINE

15 Mind-Blowing Bacon Dishes The most amazing article, ever. Bacon. 

America’s Healthiest Fast-Food Breakfasts The most nutritionally sound breakfast dishes at the nation's most popular fast-food chains. 

7 Essential Foods That You Can't Camp Without The skinny on energizing and essential foods for the outdoors. 
 

TRAVEL

10 Money Saving Travel Tips Bob Diener, co-founder of Hotels.com and Getaroom.com shares his money-saving tips.

5 Bites of Southern California Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor shares her favorite California eats.

Tyler Florence's 9 Favorite Restaurants Around the World Chef Tyler Florence gives TDM his favorite places to dine across the globe.
 

COOK

Chef David Burke’s Perfect Olympic Menu The whimsical chef creates an ideal menu for the culturally diverse sporting event.

Our Favorite Julia Child Moments on Pinterest How our virtual friend helps us remember the great cooking legend during her centenary year.

Olympic-Inspired Recipes 'Miss in the Kitchen' blogger Milisa Armstrong shares what the Olympics inspire her to cook.
 

RECIPES

Sweet Corn and Clam Chowder Recipe Signature fall chowder served with wild Alaskan halibut, manila clams, and sautéed spinach.

Pasta Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes Recipe Cold pasta in a bowl: delicious, crunchy sweet corn; earthy pan-roasted zucchini, refreshing fresh herbs, salty feta cheese, and amazingly flavorful heirlooms.
 

ENTERTAIN

10 Easy DIY Edible Arrangements Centerpieces you can eat? Perfection. 

91 Disney Food Moments TDM revists some of our favorite Disney food moments. 91 of them, to be exact. 

13 Fast-Food Themed Party Menus Guilty pleasures that don't have to be so guilty. 
 

VIDEO

Melissa D’Arabian on Ten Dollar Dinners The Food Network Host dishes on her new book. 

How to Grow Rosemary Elements' Scott Anderson gives tips for growing the flavorful herb. 
 

DRINK

Chef Michael Schwartz Makes Florida-Grown Beer Michael’s Genuine Home Brew, made by the James Beard winner, uses local brown rice and sugarcane.

VIDEO: What is Pisco? The 101 behind the popular Peruvian spirit.

Scientists Find Evidence of First Caffeinated Drink in US The 'black drink,' also known as the 'vomit drink,' was found near the Mississippi River.

 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

Cookistry whips up a lighter creamy cole slaw.

Everyday Maven brings us "Bulgur, Beans, Asparagus + Sun Dried Tomato Salad."

 

Last week's Week in Review: 8/3/2012

 

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