Cheers to the weekend! Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all the best food news on the web. For your perusal, here’s a thoughtfully curated selection of stories that we loved reading this week.
- Can you swap unsalted butter with salted butter when baking? The short answer is yes, sort of—but with slightly different results.[Food52]
- With long days and nights, fast-paced physical demands and a surplus of food and drink, the chef life can often be an unhealthy one. Learn how four restaurant chefs turned their health around with a few key lifestyle changes. [Tasting Table]
- Is the best way to address rising food, labor and real estate costs to eliminate tipping altogether? One prominent California food personality thinks so; here’s her argument for why all-in restaurant pricing is the most honest solution. [Los Angeles Times]
- Why are women grossly underrepresented in restaurants? There are many theories, but here’s a pretty convincing one: The business makes it nearly impossible to both work and have children. [Eater]