This Week in Food
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This Week in Food

Learn how to make skull-shaped cake pops just in time for Halloween and read up on more of what you missed this week in Stick a Fork In It after the jump!

Gustavo shares some consumer reactions to Campbell's decision to start

producing halal products

, tells us whether we can get our hands on any

Nicaraguan food

in OC, encounters some queer



Taco Bueno

, shares

five authentic Mexican dishes

sure to make Rick Bayless scream, recounts the latest

Taco Bell crime

and reports on a

recent murder

near the Santa Ana Artists' Village.

Edwin digs into some spicy Tobasco-brand chocolate in "Wacky Snacks," announces that an Anaheim restaurateur is to receive the first ever "Humanitarian of the Year" award, does happy hour at Cucina Alessa, gets Kris Kirk of Ecco Restaurant on the line for an in-depth interview and reminds us that the Long Beach Street Food Fest is arriving this Saturday at Rainbow Lagoon.

Shuji announces the start of local spiny lobster season, shows us how to cook up a delicious Asian pear grilled cheese sandwich, battles new school gourmet sausages, shows us where to get fresh, local eggs and meat in OC and tells us where we can score a signed copy of the new fact-filled book, Cooking for Geeks.

Dave announces the arrival of The Bruery Provisions to Old Towne Orange and laments the departure of one-half of the Reg's "Food Frenzy" blogging duo.

Finally, we get the second half of Ted's Colombian food adventures, find out where we can get a signed copy of Angie Dudley's wildly successful Cake Pops cook book and continue the countdown of our top 100 favorite dishes!


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