An abbreviated version of Small Bites as Food in a Nutshell goes on hiatus for the next week. Hopefully I shall return with some Parisian posts.
- Kit Kat candy bar flavors expand when you head to Japan. There, you can get a taste of Intense Roasted Soybean or Soy Sauce. NPR taste tests several of them.
- Is the increasing presence of the Internet and social media in people's lives having an effect on the way we eat? A Salon essay explores the idea, such as the fact that it has encouraged the small plates trend.
- Slate holds a showdown between recipes from Cook's Illustrated and food52, a Web site cofounded by New York Times Magazine food writer Amanda Hesser.