Journal

Items of interest – including a few regular series – concerning food, life, et cetera

The Gannet Q&A: Stephen Toman
The chef at Ox in Belfast on "mindblowing" meals in Copenhagen, his grandmother's vegetable broth and the tune that gets things going in the kitchen

In Parts Unknown & Other News – Remembering Anthony Bourdain, the comfort of processed food and the security of lobster rolls in this week's food media round-up

The Gannet Q&A: Korsha Wilson – The food writer and podcast host on her cookbook conversion, Maryland blue crabs for dinner, and a deep-seated hatred of peanut butter

Fine Dining Goes Junk & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food media: fine dining meets junk food, Helen Rosner on The David Chang Show, and a quick scoop of gelato

Back To The Garden: Carla Tomasi On Life After Restaurants – Once a key fixture on the London restaurant scene, Carla Tomasi has devoted the last 15 years to her bountiful garden outside Rome. Over lunch, she recalls her food adventures and shows us the fruits of her labours

How To Close A Restaurant & Other News
Also in this week's food media round-up: the rise of Laotian cuisine, breeding a new apple from scratch, and a new food temple gets a hiding

The Gannet Q&A: Enrico Vignoli – The chef and food impresario talks about memorable Easter lunches at his grandmother's house, a failsafe pasta dish and his favourite Italian salami producers

The Melody of Hot Sauce & Other News – Saving dying cuisines, restaurant recommendations and the story of a treasured condiment in this week's food media round-up

The Church of Umami & Other News – The best of this week's online food media includes nostalgia for a luxurious chocolate, the politics of restaurant reviewing and the problems with killing fish

Fast Food Symbolism & Other News – Burgers, fries, shakes and American nostalgia join natural wine, disappearing hot sauce and feeding on film in a global selection of food writing

Disappearing Desserts & Other News
The politics of cheese, a sandwich both remarkable and unremarkable, and a definitive guide to fast food desserts

Cookbook Diversity & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food media: Puerto Rico's bars, imitation fast food in Iran and a MasterChef mess-up

Egg Spoon Wars & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food media: 101 dishes that changed America, fear of a bulging can, and the insensitivities of katsu pie

The Gannet Q&A: Mayukh Sen – The food writer on disappointment and joy in Indian restaurants, the evils of cardamom pods in rice, and the discontinued cookie that haunts his dreams

All About Whisk(e)y & Other News – In this week's special edition we're gathering the best online writing about whisky to tie in with our upcoming feature documentary, "The Amber Light"

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