5. – Boston Globe Contraband Foodstuffs Make a Most-Wanted List Think you can smuggle in those sausages and prosciutto from your trip to Italy? Think again, the customs officials at Logan know exactly what flights are most likely to have food smugglers. And watch out, because the fines (starting at $300) are hefty!
4. – Washington Post Someone Belched, and a Club Was Born If you have been toying with brewing your own beer at home, this one’s for you.
3. – LA Times We Tasted Chocolate – so you don’t have to If you are looking to find what chocolates are perfect for your holiday baking this year, read this as the LA Times Food staff tasted 23 dark chocolates to determine the bests!
2. – San Francisco Chronicle Caterers Divulge Their Top Tips and Crowd-Pleasing Recipes “The trick is to combine lavish and homespun, homemade and store-bought, and to have lots of fun while doing it.” Read this for more ideas on how to throw a fab holiday party and not kill yourself doing it.
1. – NY Times Is the Entree Heading for Extinction? With the rise of restaurants serving tapas, plates and sides the entree section on menus is getting smaller and smaller. Tom Colicchio said, “Eating an entree is too many bites of one thing, and it’s boring.”