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. Here are the high-level highlights of the food stories we’ve been reading this week.
- French bakeries are grappling with the grim fact that a nationwide butter shortage may be on the horizon. [The Guardian]
- We can’t think of a better way to start the weekend than with this chile relleno breakfast casserole. [Tasting Table]
- Might coffee soda be the next big thing in the beverage world? [Grub Street]
- In Northern California, the original location of Locol, the socially-conscious fast food chain from Daniel Patterson and Roy Choi, has shuttered. Some are speculating it might’ve been the result of a harsh New York Times restaurant review. [Eater]
- Seven years after BP’s massive oil spill, oyster farmers in the Gulf of Mexico struggle to keep their tradition alive. [NPR]