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Sampler Platter: Macadamia mash, choco-bacon, Twitter's downside

July 30, 2009 |  6:36 pm

Photo: Singer Jónsi Birgisson of Sigur Ros plays his guitar with a bow. Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesMacadamia mash, choco-bacon and the dark side of Twitter lead our Friday food roundup.

  • Raw cooking with Jónsi Birgisson of Sigur Ros, who makes a macadamia mash.
  • Glenfiddich Distillery will release a 50-year-old, single-malt Scotch whisky that will sell for about $16,500 a bottle. BBC
  • Terroni to expand into large, new space. Eater LA
  • If you're going to host a luncheon for sufferers of celiac disease, make sure the food is free of lactose and gluten. The Local
  • Dan Akroyd and Jon Bon Jovi briefly take over the kitchen of "East Hamptons hot spot" Georgica. New York Post
  • Cheripan: the best Argentinian food in Tijuana? Gastronomy
  • What beer will the White House serve at Obama's "summit" with Professor Gates and the police officer who arrested him? New York Times
  • Chocolate-covered bacon for $1.27 a slice in Colorado. Cafe Society
  • File under Tortured Logic: When new food trucks move into a neighborhood, there is often conflict as they compete for business against long-running food trucks and bricks-and-mortar businesses. (We call that capitalism.) Since many of these new food trucks use Twitter to market themselves, the (occasionally violent) conflicts are Twitter's fault. Midtown Lunch


-- Elina Shatkin
Photo: Singer Jónsi Birgisson of Sigur Ros plays his guitar with a bow. Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

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