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


The value of a mess: You should let your kids totally botch household chores from an early age.

New federal dietary guidelines: cut sugar, eat more vegetables.

A cheat sheet for the new federal dietary guidelines.

And some smart, practical commentary on the new dietary guidelines from food expert, Professor Marion Nestle.

Starbucks added the Latte Macchiato to their core menu of espresso drinks.

Starbucks turned it’s ‘Coffee Passport’ into a new app.


Sensorwake: An alarm clock that wakes you up with the smell of croissants, coffee, chocolate, or more! | Cool Mom Eats

The future is here! Wake up to the smell of fresh croissants, coffee, chocolate, or more.

Campbell’s will be the first major food company to label GMOs.

Hello Kitty Shabu-Shabu restaurant is real!

How intermarriage created one of the world’s most delicious foods.


Star Wars tableware: Tatooine Dinner Set at Think Geek | Cool Mom Eats

Awesome Star Wars tableware sets, via our affiliate partner Think Geek.

Branding gone awry? 11 Star Wars foods that should not exist.

Abstracted kitchen tools to make you think outside the box.

Blue Bell warns its factories still have some listeria in them.