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Sampler Platter: Jell-O, poutine, fugu & more

November 10, 2008 |  3:43 pm


  • Details about Muse, its casual counterpart Parq and the rooftop Conservatory Grill, the three eateries in Montage Beverly Hills, which is scheduled to open Nov. 17. Eater LA
  • Lindsay Lohan's potential brother-in-law helps make Jell-O molds cool again?! DJ Mark Ronson quivers with delight. Times Online
  • Blu LA cafe opens tomorrow in downtown in the Pacific Electric Lofts. Angelenic
  • Canadians debate who invented poutine the way Angelenos debate who invented the French dip. The poutine issue may finally have an answer. Toronto Star
  • Subtle changes in packaging means you spend the same amount of money for less food. LA Times
  • Want water at McDonald's? You'll have to pay for a bottle. Consumerist
  • A look at documentary "Food Fight," which screened this past weekend. Eating LA
  • Jonathan Gold eats a Korean version of Japan's deadly blowfish (fugu) and thankfully doesn’t die. LA Weekly
  • Even the Grim Reaper deserves a birthday cake. Cake Wrecks
  • Blogging about Great Chefs of LA, a fund-raiser for the National Kidney Foundation of Southern California. Gourmet Pigs
  • Enough cheese will make anything palatable, even Turnip Gratin. The Pioneer Woman Cooks
  • Forget Comme des Garçons designing for H&M. This crocheted hamburger tube dress is all the rage. Joy Kampia via A Hamburger Today
  • From the "path to hell is paved with good intentions" department: new regulations eliminate bake sales at many California schools. NY Times

-- Elina Shatkin

Photo: Peach sorbet in a bed of peach Jell-O. Credit: Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times