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Sampler Platter: Turkey, melting cheese, nude nymphs

July 29, 2009 |  5:58 pm

TurkeyladyAn ode to the turkey, a makeover for Atkins and a French fry showdown lead the midweek food news...

  • The Pantheon of Animals, Part 10: why the turkey delights us at the table. Food GPS
  • Alabama says "No!" to to nude nymph on wine bottle label. NBC Los Angeles
  • A life-size cheese sculpture of Neil Armstrong melts when museum air-conditioning switches off. LimaOhio.com
  • The other other K-town 24-hour option: Al Be Ne. Sinosoul
  • The Atkins diet gets a makeover. Hint: It now looks like Courtney Thorne-Smith. Ad Week
  • Of the major fast food chains, Wendy's has the best French fries, says Consumer Reports.
  • It's a waffle house. It's a reality show. It's... both? Waffle Shop
  • Rate-a-Restaurant doesn't love Angelique Cafe.
  • Join the Great American Bakesale Twitter chat tomorrow from 9 to 11 p.m. EST. Topic #SOSFood

--Elina Shatkin

Photo: Karen Dawn pets one of the turkeys she rescued from a factory farm. Credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times