In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"Groundbreaking begins next Thursday, Dec. 16, with the Chick-fil-A cows kicking off the festivities at 10 a.m." [Updated] Chick-fil-A Coming to Hollywood at Sunset & Highland.
"When all was said and done, the fight was one of flavored syrup versus flavored syrup." Food Fight: Starbucks vs. Coffee Bean's Gingerbread Latte.
"Hydrocolloids. Hervé This. Dr. Dre. Jell-O." More Fun With Twitter: In Which Jonathan Gold and José Andrés Debate Molecular Gastronomy & Semantics.
"Maybe somebody can send Amanda Hesser a really big Christmas present." Christine Muhlke Heading to Bon Appétit
"Because if you're nerdy enough to spend your dough on this, you're definitely rolling out and baking your own pizza dough." Top 5 Absurd But Adorable Kitchen Gadgets.
"All of the sudden it turned up on my Wikipedia page." Q & A With Joan Nathan, Part 2: Kosher Wines, "Newish Jewish" + How Tom Colicchio (Literally) Saved Her Life.
"Sounds less like a research study and more like prehistoric porn, but hey, to each his own." Research Study Finds The Sight of Meat Calms Men Down.