The Origins of 10 Food Phrases

Food News for Monday, October 11

In today's food news, via our friends at Food News Journal: A fun piece on the origins of some common food phrases. Plus, the Scots reclaim the Golden Spurtle, a look at the current level of government spending on food stamps, and a food fight in Australia.

Read on for more news of the day via Food News Journal.

Food firms get kids to do the talking - Forbes Advocate
Alain Ducasse's Weapon Against Poverty: Cooking Classes - TIME
Food stamps keep climbing - The Christian Science Monitor
Midnight grocery runs capture economic desperation - USA Today
Scotland wins back world porridge prize - thanks to innovative Spoon - Scotsman
Study finds causes of Colony Collapse Disorder in bees - The Telegraph
Talk of the town turns into a food fight - Sydney Morning Herald
On This Farm There Was Animosity - NY Times
The trend: prohibition cocktails - Financial Times
The Origins of 10 Food Phrases - Mental Floss

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