After a summer hiatus, Read Up On It returns to Passable, delivering some of the best and most interesting food stories found online. Take a bite into the news with these links:
- A little buzz for you: Esquire reports on five ways that science is improving your coffee.
- Watson, the super computer created by IBM, concocted a cocktail called, what else, The Big Blue Hurricane. (via Gizmodo)
- The New York Times explains the history of the cocktail shaker.
- Modern Farmer keeps putting out interesting stories in their magazine and website. Check out this piece on the mad honey of Turkey, and cow tipping: myth of bull?
- In case you haven’t, you really should read Adam Leith Gollner’s Globe and Mail profile of Jeremy Charles chef/owner of Raymond’s in St. John’s. Why? Because he is arguably one of the most interesting names in Canada’s culinary realm.
- This story has been getting a lot of traction: diet soda isn’t as good as you think it is. In other words, if you’re on a diet, ditch the diet soda. (Via HuffPo)
- The Pacific Standard reports on a study that says that comfort food is a myth.
- And finally, why we eat what we eat, and what is says about you, as a person, and as a member of a culture. (via HuffPo)