Sampler Platter: Meatballs, Cadbury chocolate and healthy soul food
A "bacon-flavored" vending machine? Here's hoping that headline is accurate and not a beautiful error.
--The Meatball Food Marathon: Al Gelato vs. Larchmont Larder vs. Mozza 2 Go.-- Elina Shatkin
--"The contestants on Iron Chef have it easy compared with Dan Coudreaut, director of culinary innovation at McDonald's." Business Week
--Highfalutin Americans shun Hershey, flock to Cadbury. Wall Street Journal
--Cruzin' Cooler is a drink cooler that you can ride. Consumerist
--Heritage Link Brands promotes varietals by black winemakers. Los Angeles Times
--"Audit slams bacon-flavored school vending machines." Albany Times Union
--Soulful and healthy? Sinosoul visits Ella Mae's in Compton.
--Jamie Oliver and Heston Blumenthal pay tribute to recently deceased British food show host Keith Floyd. BBC
Photo: Spaghetti and meatballs at Little Dom's. Credit: Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times