Weekly Distractions

Currently reading...

An old profile of food writer Betty Fussell from the New York Times

Shane Mitchell doesn't like grits. And so she writes an amazing peice on how the foodstuff got to be such a Southern staple for The Bitter Southerner. 

The FDA could ban trans fats as early as mid-June, says a story over at Grub Street.

Currently craving...

Along with that Fussell profile came this recipe for a Brown Sugar-Cured Salmon that I need to try, stat.

A Dole pineapple whip float sounds amazing right about now. Too bad the best are in Disney World.

Another slice of the way-above-average pizza happening at Deluca's in Hot Springs.