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Food FYI: What Mark Zuckerberg's guests ate at his wedding

May 21, 2012 | 10:29 am

Zuckerberg wedding
THE BIG DAY 

At the backyard wedding of Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, the food was from "budget friendly" local Palo Alto restaurants Fuki Sushi and Palo Alto Sol. Dessert was Burdick chocolate mice, which the couple had shared on their first date. [Forbes]

THOMAS KELLER CONTROVERSY  

Thomas Keller's comments (including: "Is it really my responsibility to worry about carbon footprint?") in a New York Times interview spark criticism.  [Grist]

'ETERNAL NEON'

During the renovation of Clifton's Cafeteria in downtown L.A., the "oldest existing, continuing operating neon in the world" is discovered behind a wall. [blogdowntown]

EDIBLE MOVIES

The Electric Cinema in London screened Guillermo del Toro's Pan's "Labyrinth" for a sold-out edible cinema night. Pine-scented popcorn, a pipette of gin cocktail, shortbread with chile, mint "chalk" and carbonated elderflower were among the snacks accompanying various scenes. [The Guardian]

CRITIC WATCH

Besha Rodell, the LA Weekly's new restaurant critic, on the importance of anonymity: "I reject the notion that anonymity doesn't matter." [Creative Loafing]

PASSION FRUIT GROWS

The Fountain Avenue Community Garden's passion fruit vines are exploding with fruit. Finally. [Los Angeles Times]

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-- Betty Hallock

Photo: Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg. Credit: Facebook

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