What we're reading: February 28

A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

What we're reading:

Ludacris: Rapper, Actor, Soft Taco Maker

(Bon Appètit) Ludacris talks about his restaurant in Atlanta, Straits, and how he wanted to make its menu a mix of classic southern flavors and Singaporean twists. Apparently his favorite foreign food is French cusines, he craves spinach salads and tilapia while touring, and he loves soft shell tacos—who knew?


(frites & fries) Many of us have described the most indescribable dishes as tasting "like chicken," but have you ever wondered why certain foods taste like our favorite piece of polutry? Here's a hand phylogenetics chart that shows the flavor relationships of certain foods. Some foods tend to taste like others, however other foods, such as shrimp, stand alone. I mean really, how often do you hear someone say, "This tastes like shrimp!"

Taming the Breath of a Wok

(Serious Eats) Quite possibly the coolest photo of a wok ever taken. How did they do it, you ask? By cutting a wok in half and throwing noodles in it... no, seriously, that's what they did.

Google Rolls Out New Search Tool for Recipes

(Mashable) Google has finally categorized and optimized the world of recipes out in cyberspace to explore. This new tool allow you to search recipes by ingredients, chef, calories, cooking time, and more. No more excuses about not knowing what to make for your next dinner party with this handy-dandy recipe finder!

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