Second Servings: The Daily Meal's Week in Review 6/2/2012

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.



First Look at Graham Elliot's g.e.b. Menu The Michelin-starred chef will serve buttermilk chicken and oxtail lasagna to the sounds of vintage vinyl records.

This Is the Most Complained-About Ad (in the UK) It's KFC's Zinger salad emergency hotline ad.



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

America's 28 Most Expensive Restaurants When it comes to jaw-dropping prices, these restaurants top the list.

Restaurant Critic Roundup: Brasserie Pushkin Disappoints The week in reviews from the nation's premier food critics.



NBA Playoffs 2012 Food Fight: Round 3 Which NBA team's hometown treats are tops?

10 Food Vacations to Take in 2012 The youngest American to have visited every country in the world shares his top 10 food spots.


The Funniest Ice Cream Book Ever Recipes and notes about Humphry Slocombe's cookbook

Healthy and Easy Chicken Recipes Try these recipes for lighter fare this summer



Magnolia Bakery Vanilla Cupcakes Make Magnolia Bakery's most popular flavor at home! The vanilla cake is rich and buttery with a light crumb.

Fish Vindaloo Try this Mangalorean twist on vindaloo, a spicy curry with a tang traditionally made with pork.


8 Couture Donuts Across the Country These 8 chefs have created truly fashionable eats

MTV Movie Awards: The Food Moments Whether you’re watching from the audience or hosting a viewing party at home, check out these tasty moments.



Breaking Down Beef Grades Certified Angus Beef’s meat scientist Dr. Phil Bass explains how beef is graded and what the differences are.

How to Make Crepes Michael Laiskonis gives the recipe for making perfectly cooked crepes.



To Juice, or Not to Juice? Chatting with founders, plus our take on a popular juice cleanse.

Scientists Explain Physics of Guinness Bubbles After years of studies, scientists prove why stout bubbles fall.

How to Brew the Best Cup of Coffee Owner of Joe Coffee demonstrates the pourover method.



Kilbeggan Finest: Whisk(e)y Wednesday bite and "Irish Whiskey's bratty cousin."

Singapore Mei Fun Noodles from an edible mosaic (everyday fare with extraordinary flair) The great thing about making your own version is that you can make it how you like it, which I did by significantly increasing the vegetables.

Last week's Week in Review: 5/26/2012

Week in Review: 5/19/2012


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