Some of my favorite finds and reads for this month:
~ Ever wanted to get a food-related tattoo? Here are a few temporary ones you can test-drive.
~ Who makes the best pain au chocolat in Paris?
~ What kids’ school menus look like in Japan.
~ How to make chocolate chip cookies exactly how you like them.
~ The Eater site publishes its list of banned words.
~ You have until January 3 to go and see this Paris exhibition on the fascinating history of the spoon.
~ I love the tip at the bottom of this post on how to properly dip chocolate-coated shortbread.
~ Why you are better off refrigerating your tomatoes — in some cases.
~ How about a little photo tour of my neighborhood?
~ “Just so you know, food arrives when it’s ready.” This service trend has yet to arrive in Paris, and it’s one I hope doesn’t.
~ I should make temaki sushi more often.