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Food FYI: 'Raw milk has become the new pot'

April 30, 2012 | 12:34 pm

Raw milkRAW DEAL?

The New Yorker explores the feds' battle against raw milk, delving into the raid of Venice food co-op and raw-milk purveyor Rawsome. Among other advocates, Vincent Gallo shares his two cents. 


In The Times, a family follows a 1927 guide to coffeehouses in Budapest, written by a relative, to find Gilded Age cafes. What ensues is a hunt for "the city's best flodni, a semi-sweet cake whose layers of poppy seed, apple filling, walnut paste and plum jam are separated by thin strata of dough."


The Washington Post wonders whether the Pepito de Iberico -- a sandwich from José Andrés' Pepe food truck (seared Ibérico pork, Serrano ham and aioli on a crusty roll from Panorama Bakery) -- is worth the $20 it costs.


Laylita's Recipes blog makes llapingachos de mote -- griddled hominy patties stuffed with pork and cheese, then topped with peanut sauce, pickled red onions, aji criollo (hot sauce) and avocado slices. Laylita also highly recommends adding a fried egg, so why wouldn't you? 


5 Questions for Scott Conant

A Getty dinner, putting on the Ritts

A Spot of Tea pops up at Spice Station

-- Betty Hallock

Photo: Karen T. Bochers/MCT.