The Digest

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

If The Cork Fits & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: the supernatural forces lurking in sushi, the delicate art of eating on holiday with kids, and memories that live in a bowl of soup

Salad on the Windowsill & Other News – In this week's food writing round-up: the pleasures of urban gardening, Chinese food in the Mexico-US borderlands, and a different view of tripe

A Life Through a Bottle of Gin & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: the mythology of the Big Mac, the dilemmas of modern-day whaling, and the rise of the technical cookbook

The New New Nordic & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: dumpster-diving with freegans in New York City, pairing cheese with apple pie, and late-night ice lollies

Cooking for Critics & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: a uniquely British controversy, eating in the sky and a style guide to food and drink

Where Food Intersects & Other News – The intersections between race and food, mental health and baking, and whisky and detective fiction

The Meaning of Cheese & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: chefs vs TripAdvisor, eating far away from home and the lunacy of brunch

In Search of the American Orange & Other News – In this week's food media digest: recipe sharing through the ages, the enduring nostalgia of ice cream and coffee in the face of climate change

The Street Food Disconnect & Other News – In this week's look at the best food media on the web: queer safe spaces in bars & restaurants, a great dumpling feud and flatpack pasta

The Myth of the Family Meal & Other News – In this week's survey of the best food media on the web: robots at the table, a distiller's race against time and food fraud on a grand scale

Damn Fine Cherry Pie & Other News – In this week's food writing round-up: Trump's cookies, the cultural capital of cupcakes and Manchester's relationship with curry

Herbs in the City & Other News – In this week's food writing round-up: the sociology of mac 'n' cheese, culinary phobias and the origin of cloud eggs

The Birthplace of Soy Sauce & Other News – In this food writing digest: the dilemma of chef worship, the elusiveness of umami and the politics of food photography

Feasting on Oysters & Other News – In this week's food-writing survey: hunting for ramps, the reinvigoration of Maori cuisine and wolfing down pasta in Naples

Cracking the Egg & Other News – This week's food writing survey goes behind the curtain at KFC, seeks out military rations in India and explores the rationale behind a great new cookbook