Here are some of our favorite food links from around the web this week. We hope that you like them, too.


The 10 best food cities in America, ranked.

The best cookbooks of 2015: One of many versions of this list. (Ours is coming soon!)

The best new spirits of 2015.

The most scathing restaurant reviews of 2015.

You can maybe blame antibiotics for making you gain weight.


Mast Brothers chocolate bars

File under upperclass problems that 99.9999% of the world does not care about but is still kind of interesting: Brooklyn hipster chocolatiers, Mast Brothers, outed for questionable practices and labeling.

The Mast Brothers responded.

Here’s a quick recap of the Mast Bros. response, if you are actually still as interested as the food press seems to be.

However if all you really care about is being able to get your hands on great chocolate, here are 11 truly acclaimed chocolate producers that aren’t Mast Brothers.


MoGaurd: A guard for your mustache while drinking beer, of course!

MoGaurd: A guard to protect your mustache while drinking beer and perhaps the most hipstery of all hipster things.

Nestlé to use 100% cage-free eggs for all U.S. food products by 2020.

Seafood restaurants cast a wider net for sustainable fish.

French power station generates electricity from cheese.