Second Servings: The Daily Meal's Week in Review 5/26/2012

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

Pat LaFrieda Shares the Next Meat Trend Associate editor Jessica Chou chatted with the New York meat purveyor about what's next in meat, and what his new memoir will be about.

Why We Eat When We're Depressed, and Why We Get Depressed When We Eat
Researchers are examining how the vicious cycle of food and depression works in our brains.
 

EAT/DINE

Restaurant Pet Peeves The most annoying restaurant practices.

The Best (and Worst) Hot Dogs to Buy Which brand-name hot dogs are best, and which are not?

The Inside Scoop on Café Fanny's Replacement Suzanne Drexhage shares the details of her upcoming new venture with Eat/Dine editor Molly Aronica.

Restaurant Critic Roundup: Le Bernardin Gets 4 Stars Again The week in reviews from the nation's premier food critics.

 

TRAVEL

NBA Playoffs 2012 Food Fight: Round Two Which NBA team's hometown treats are tops?

5 Bites of Cannes, France Where to find the best food at the Cannes Film Festival.

 

COOK

10 Grilling Tips for Beginners What to know before you get started this summer.

Guiltless Grilling Tips Easy and healthy tips to keep backyard barbecues light and tasty.

 

RECIPES

Best Seafood to Eat — 10 Choices Because figuring out what kind of fish to eat is practically rocket science.

7 Healthy Frozen Desserts Beat the heat with these light, refreshing treats.

 

ENTERTAIN

Must-Haves for Summer Entertaining Get yourself ready for the beach, sun, and fun with these goodies.

Summer Vegetarian Entertaining Kick-start National Vegetarian Week with tips on how to host with a healthy mentality.

 

VIDEO

Chamomile Sazerac Demo from The Daily A summery version of the classic New Orleans cocktail:

An Interview with Tucker Taylor The Culianary Gardener at the French Laundry talks about how he procures seeds for new and interesting produce for the restaurant.
 

DRINK

More iPad Fun: How to Pour a Beer From an iPad A magician baffles beer-drinkers by pouring beer from his Apple product.

New Bar Technology SceneTap Scans Faces, Raises Privacy Concerns The tech company assures the public that the software doesn't identify faces.

 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

I Breathe... I'm Hungry serves up "Cheater's" Tandoori Style Chicken Thighs

Fake Food Free takes on Tamarind Beef Satay

 

Last week's Week in Review: 5/19/2012

 

Arthur Bovino is The Daily Meal's executive editor.

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