Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of November 25, 2019)

Pyttipanna: Swedish for “small pieces in a pan.”

  • Blackout-related spoilage has pitched many low-income Californians into food insecurity
  • Meanwhile, a program in Maryland seeks to get catering leftovers to food-insecure citizens
  • Fueling discontent: The Indian city of Patna has banned cow dung, and street food vendors who burn it worry their food will lose its appeal
  • The Thanksgiving feast isn’t quite the windfall  to farmers that you’d think it would be
  • Bad prison food in the hands of one French inmate become gourmet delights
  • Delicious irony: New D.C. fast-casual eatery “Immigrant Food” occupies a spot near the White House
  • More and more adults are asking “Why eat meals when you can snack,” study finds
  • Social media’s impact on Japan’s food trends over the past decade
  • The quotidian anarchy of a Trader Joes’s parking lot, as told by the lot itself
  • Proposed change to food labeling in Ireland would add miles the item traveled alongside calories and nutritional values

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