Welcome to the weekend. Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all this week’s food news on the web. For your perusal, here’s a curated selection of stories that we’ve been reading this week.
- Sam Beall, proprietor of the food-centric Tennessee luxury hotel and resort Blackberry Farm, died Thursday night in a skiing accident in Colorado. [Eater]
- File under “unlikely pairings”: Rapper Action Bronson stops into Condé Nast headquarters to teach editor Chloe Malle how to make lamb köfte and homemade hummus. They don’t seem destined to be best friends. [YouTube]
- File under “did you know?” Castmates Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow ate the same salad every single day on the set of Friends. Here’s what was in that beloved salad. [Self]
- One could argue that Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant by Rene Redzepi that put new Nordic cuisine on the world map, is one of the best restaurants in the world today. So how come it’s never received Michelin’s top rating of three stars? [Grub Street]