The Digest

Our weekly round-up of the best food writing on the web

The Meals That Make Us & Other News – The "invention" of veganism, the gender politics of kitchenware, and a beloved soft drink regains its fizz: all in this week's food media round-up

The Appetites of Phantom Thread & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food writing: the myth of quick-browning onions, feeding 10 billion people, and the voice of America's food culture

Wine Rivalries & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food writing: comfort food with a difference, the origins of avocado toast, and a filleting of food snobbery

The Complexities of Soviet Food & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: the allure of military rations, understanding food deserts and in praise of the all-you-can-eat buffet

The Comfort of Tamales & Other News – In our first food writing round-up of 2018: when your childhood food becomes trendy, odd kitchen gadgets, and a problematic take on sexual harassment in restaurants

The Restaurant Reckoning & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food writing: two takes on the Mario Batali case and a dish that contains multitudes

The Restaurant That Wasn’t There & Other News – In this week's online round-up: the best food writing of 2017, the eventful marriage of ham and pineapple, and the lengths restaurants go to impress critics

The Sandwich Revolution & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food media: the shape of bread, Japanese noodle history, and Native American culinary customs under threat

The Natural Wine Explosion & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food writing: in search of lost flavour, the art of tinkering, and culinary nostalgia in the age of Trump

The Ultimate Peach & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food writing: a restaurant manifesto, meeting "Pakistan's Martha Stewart" and a reappraisal of MFK Fisher

In Search of Grissini & Other News – In this week's round-up of food writing from around the world: blood soup in Los Angeles, the meaning of food memoir and a stereotype-busting chef

Kale Through The Ages & Other News – In this week's global food writing round-up: the perils of high-altitude food, a tomato scam, and very, very expensive coffee

The Tao of Percy Pigs & Other News – In this week's food writing round-up: making it nice in restaurants, an appreciation of ghee, and floating fish farms in China

The Myth of Easy Cooking & Other News – Also in this week's food writing round-up: finding refuge at a California watering hole, a forgotten TV chef and a cultural history of restaurants

The Pumpkins Are Coming & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: a celebration of gastronomic oddities, the recipe video goes widescreen, and a cookbook for starving artists

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