Best Food News on the Web: 8/17/2012

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

Anthony Bourdain Going on Tour Titled 'Guts and Glory' Bourdain will be traveling around North America; tickets are on sale or pre-sale now.

Top Chef: The Cruise to Lure All Food Fans Into a Boat Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, and other 'Top Chef' characters will be hosting a cruise April 2013. Read on. 
 

EAT/DINE

24 Places to Get Drunk On Your Food Our list of who's serving the most scrumptious spiked foods. 

Which Came First — the Movie or the Restaurant? Think you’re a film and TV buff? This quiz will test your skills.

Inside the Food of Outside Lands Check out what festival-goers drank and ate (hint: oysters are involved) at San Francisco's Outside Lands.
 

TRAVEL

Mapping Julia Child’s Milestones Around the World Visit 13 places the culinary icon lived — and see how she's being celebrated in some of them.

Kosher Options in Phoenix Our special contributor brings you kosher restaurant recommendations for Phoenix, Ariz.
 

COOK

Chef David Burke’s Kid-Friendly Recipes Some easy and simple recipes for kids, with an elegant edge. 

10 of Our Favorite Julia Child-isms My favorite: "I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate."

A Chat with Julia Child’s Biographer The Daily Meal's Cook editor Anne Dolce talks with a man who knows her life better than most.
 

RECIPES

Grilled Pineapple Mango Salsa Recipe A lovely hint of smoke with lime balancing the sweet and sour citrus, and jalapeño for a spicy punch. 

Classic Lemon Tart Recipe A classic lemon tart is perfect any time of year. Top with a little whipped cream, berry coulis, or as we suggest, a warm apricot glaze.
 

ENTERTAIN

10 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Dessert Party Keep It Sweet Desserts' owner Lauren Lilling shares her successful sweet secrets.

Kitchen Fantasies: No-Budget Dream Kitchens of the The Daily Meal Staff The TDM staff dreams big — this time, on kitchens.

Too Many Friends and Tight on Space? Make It Work! You never want to leave "that person" out of your party plans, but space can be the deciding factor.
 

VIDEO

How to Spin Pizza Dough Via Tribunali's master pizzaiolo, Nico Calzone gives his tips for spinning like a pro.

At the Chef’s Table with Jose Andres Part 3 The Jaleo chef discusses his influence on Spanish cuisine in the US and he needed a food truck.
 

DRINK

The Wine Julia Child Drank Celebrating Julia Child turning 100, even if just in spirit.

Usain Bolt Celebrates Olympic Wins with $125,000 Champagne Don't worry, the Jamaican runner got the bottle for free at a London nightclub. Read on.

 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

She Makes and Bakes brings us her recipe for making your own cake flour.

Vegan Yack Attack presents a "Blueberry Peach Chia Parfait" recipe.

 

Last week's Week in Review: 8/10/2012

 

Tyler Sullivan is The Daily Meal's assistant editor. 

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