Cheers to the weekend! Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all the best food stories on the web. For your perusal, here’s a thoughtfully-curated selection of stories that we loved reading this week.
- It’s time to bring back the lost art of cooking salmon, halibut, and other fish à la nage, a.k.a. poached in a flavorful broth. [Serious Eats]
- Food delivery services aren’t showing any signs of slowing down: a new company, Supper, is the first-ever delivery service for fine-dining restaurants. The London-based startup delivers food from Michelin-starred restaurants, and even has its own in-house sommelier. [Eater]
- Ever been curious about the difference is between caramel, butterscotch, and toffee? Wonder no longer. [Mental Floss]
- Tracing the sudden rise of shakshuka, the Israeli breakfast of eggs cooked in tomatoes and peppers, to increasing interest in Middle Eastern food and the dish’s adaptability. [Moment]
- Beverage companies are suing the city of San Francisco, which just passed an ordinance to put warning labels on sugary drinks. They claim the soda warning label laws violate the First Amendment. [SFist]
- If you’re short on patience for long waits at mealtimes, Google’s here to help: it has a new functionality that shows you when to avoid eating at popular restaurants. [Grub Street]