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Combo Plate: Skull crazy, underground supper clubs go legit, cooking school chronicles and more

Skull --Ever wonder what's inside a jack-o-lantern? A skull, of course. Courtesy of Skull-A-Day, which has got to be on the craziest niche blogs out there. We're putting it on our favorites list. Happy Halloween weekend, everyone!

--Trends: The underground supper club has hit the mainstream, even making it into an episode of this season’s “The Next Food Network Star.” Now that its outlaw allure has somewhat faded, what’s the next phase in its evolution? Going legit. Elina Shatkin has the scoop over at Toque.

--Food fight: South Korea's seafood-crazy culture is up in arms over a culinary controversy: Some say eating octopus heads is hazardous to your health. And in South Korea, them's fighting words.

--One smart cookie: Our colleague Krista Simmons is hitting the books. And the stoves. And the spatulas.... She's going to cooking school. Specifically, the Ecole de Cuisine in Pasadena. She's also posting weekly updates on what she's learned and what she's botched. So come along for the ride!

--Blogspotting: Do you think "gluten-free" is a fancy way of saying "healthy" or "boring"? Check this out: Candy-filled chocolate doughnuts. Oh, and they're gluten-free. Courtesy of Tartelette. (You can follow her on Twitter @sweettartelette.)

Got any links for Combo Plate? Email me at [email protected]

Photo credit: Skull-A-Day

 
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It's great to see underground dining hitting the mainstream. It's time to end some of the overbearing food regulations. You can be a part of the movement at www.bigstove.com!


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