Link Dump: 05.22.11

Either The Rapture was a hoax or it’s running late. Either way, I always expected the world to end with me in somewhere like Buffalo. Instead, I’m here in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pa. metroplex. Anyhow, this week’s link dump is not brought to you by After The Rapture Pet Care, because what will happen to your pets when the world ends?

Tom Colicchio: The ESQ+A (Esquire)
A newfound respect for the Top Chef host.

Foodily now offers nutritional info. But how good is it? (WaPo)
When PC’s and food meet, the results are not always accurate.

In-N-Out vs. Five Guys vs. Shake Shack: The First Bi-Coastal Side-By-Side Taste Test (Serious Eats)
They say Shake Shack. I call bullshit.

Infographic: School Cafeteria Food vs. Prison Food (Good)
It’s possible that prisoners eat better than schoolchildren.

Which milk does a growing body good? (Chicago Tribune)
“Milk does a child’s body good, but choosing the right type can make a parent’s head ache.”

Best Gifts for Foodies Who Have It All (And Some To Avoid) (The Kitchn)
“Unless specifically asked for, we’d avoid giving kitchen equipment or appliances. There’s too much of a risk that your gift recipient might already own it, prefer a different model, or simply not want it at all. I find that the same is also often true for cookbooks. Unless I know for a fact that the person really wants a certain cookbook and hasn’t already bought it for themselves, I tend to choose a different food-related gift.”

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