Food Media Omnibus #559: On Food Safaris, Diva Reviews & Making Awesome Marmalade

by Claire Lassam | Presenting Scout’s weekly Food Media Omnibus, a collection of links to the local and international food stories of the day…

Melissa Clarke thinks rainy days call for mushrooms and barley in The New York Times

Disney shuts its controversial fat-fighting heros at Disneyland.

Diva at the Met gets a rave review in The Globe and Mail.

The Smithsonian gives the history of the American Food Truck.

Vancouver Magazine goes to Richmond and eats well.

Thomas Keller gives us a lesson on cooking eggs in the LATimes

The Guardian smokes their own vodka.

Do you read a lot of food blogs? Vote for your favourite in The Homie Awards.

Andrew Morrison gets ready for food safaris in the WE.

Mia Stainsby gets excited about donuts in theVancouver Sun.

One Pot Wonders get facelifts at Saveur.

Bon Appetit talks to the people who are revolutionizing food this year.

En Route talks hot dogs.

Design*sponge makes carrot cake, Brazilian style.

And lastly, at Beta5 we make really good marmalade and so we made a pretty cool video showing how we do it (above).


Claire Lassam is a baker, blogger, and freelance writer based in East Van. She has been cooking and baking her way through the city for nearly five years, working in restaurants ranging from Cioppino’s to Meat & Bread. She currently toils at Beta 5 Chocolates and runs the baking blog Just Something Pretty.


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