Side Dish: More Food on the Web

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How does your garden grow? (Note: garden pictured is not in New York City)

NYC’s Homesteaders Live Off the Land…The land in their own backyards and on their own rooftops. The Post takes a look at hardcore urban farmers, who raise chickens and bees, butcher their own rabbits and forage for greens in New York City parks. The trend isn’t without its backlash, but these hillbillies have one up on the non-farming population, says Brooklyn’s Brandon Hoy, who co-owns a restaurant that grows its own produce: “We’re set up for the zombie invasion.” [nypost.com]

Study Supports Possibility of Food Addiction: Food-a-holics may rejoice at the findings from a recent Yale study, which suggests that food addiction might be a real-life neural affliction (as opposed to just an excuse to eat a few more cupcakes). “Scientists watched the brain activity of women tantalized, and then rewarded, with a chocolate milkshake. Their neural activity was similar to that of drug addicts.” [latimes.com]

Really Important New Food Gadget Introduced: There are classic food marriages (peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, ham and cheese) and then there are the orange-juice-and-tooth-paste, oranges-and-apples (wow, oranges don’t go with anything) combos that make us go “huh”? Will a kitchen scale with an iPod dock and speaker make it on any of these chefs’ must-own kitchen gadget lists? [wired.com]

Here’s our round-up of food news, trends and happenings across the web. Check back for more, and tell us what else you’re loving in the comments

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