The Food Pages October 22nd

It is a good thing that soft pretzels require so much steam/effort to make. Otherwise I would probably eat an entire batch every day. So instead of stuffing my face, here is recent food news to stuff in your brain.


Last week it was restaurants in NYC, this week it’s a great piece on some DC restaurants considering doing away with tipping.



  • Good for the planet; happy to eat. A Swiss study says consumers are willing to be more environmentally conscious about their food choices.


  • This is an amazing bit of retro  packaging:






  • Whether you are planning some international adventures or just love a bit of escapism, here’s how to order coffee in several prime travel destinations and NOT sound like a tourist.