Friday, August 19, 2011 at 3:30 p.m.
Ah, America. Much of the world may see us as a country all about burgers, beer, pizza and
fast food chains. And you know what? To a certain extent we are. This is illustrated well in this week's recap of all the food news fit to print. We have classy burgers (read: overpriced), pizza autentico,
beer flavored ice cream and good ol' corn whiskey. Of course, we threw in a little French news for good measure.
Read our stories demonstrating our national culinary offerings, and faux pas, as pointed out by Gustavo, after the jump!
Artificially caffeinated beers such as Four Loko will be off the shelves come Jan 1. So Anne Marie showed us a more classy way to get your double buzz on
with the help of locals Portola Coffee Lab and TAPS brewery. She also went On The Line with chef Jon Blackford of A Restaurant
Edwin spoke to Daniel Shemtob of the Lime Truck
about their new semi-permanent home in Costa Mesa (and the Great Food Truck Race). Anthony Bourdain, announced a new show
, The Layover
, set to be more fast-paced and accessible than No Reservations.
Edwin also reported another story with those wacky French. They've created 24 hour baguette vending machines
for those times when a Frenchman gets the midnight munchies.