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Sampler Platter: Pork brains, green custard and doughnuts

March 6, 2009 |  4:24 pm

Krispykremedonutsandwich It's a long one, to tide you over for the weekend....

  • On the heels of a New York Times story about kids who are too obsessed with healthy eating (bonus invented disorder: "orthorexia"), Slate says kiddie chefs must be stopped.
  • San Francisco's Pizzeria Delfina takes quotes from negative Yelp reviews and makes them into T-shirts for its staff: "This place sucks." 7x7
  • In plenty of time for Easter, the Washington Post's third annual Marshmallow Peeps Diorama Contest. (Registration required for access.)
  • Obama Foodorama predicts that Michael Osterholm will be named head of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, and it's not happy about it.
  • SEC warns Krispy Kreme execs to stop cooking the books, stick to cooking doughnuts. The Daily Bread
  • Potatomato checks out the uni dinner set at Gardena's Tsukiji restaurant, "known for their cheap and big portion sushi lunch set."
  • British Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has green custard thrown on him by a protester campaigning against a third runway at Heathrow. In America we use rotten tomatoes. BBC
  • What has 1,170% of your RDA of cholesterol? Pork brains in milk gravy. Worst food ever? Probably. Consumerist
  • How to make oden (fish-cake stew), Japan's ultimate comfort food. Umami Mart

-- Elina Shatkin

Photo: A Krispy Kreme chicken sandwich served with honey and a slice of cheese (optional) at the 2006 L.A. County Fair. Credit: L.A. County Fair

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