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.
- When a recipe calls for a creamy, sweet blue cheese, or a crumbly, sharp blue cheese, which variety should you ask for? This awesome blue cheese matrix should help you decide. [Bon Appétit]
- A single bunch of grapes just went for nearly $11,000 in Japan. That comes out to $350 per grape. And we thought foie gras was expensive… [Eater]
- Soaring raw material prices, problems managing labor: these are just a few big food issues the UK faces following Brexit. What’s going to happen with the way the country grows, buys and sells food? An investigation. [BBC Radio 4]
- Jane and Michael Stern, America’s foremost experts on road food, share their exhaustive list of regional U.S. dishes worth trying. [Serious Eats]
- Even if you just ate, you’ll probably find yourself hungry again once you lay eyes on these 29 gloriously cheesy recipes from around the world. [Saveur]