This Week's Best Food Stories & News

Everything you might have missed this week

We get it, you're busy. We're swamped, too—busy combing the Internet to keep you in the loop amid this fast-moving world, that is. Head into the weekend with these articles, food-related deep dives and Tasting Table reads stored away as dinner party conversation fodder.

All About Food

The restaurant industry has (finally) reached its "Harvey Weinstein moment."

Ever wonder how the Michelin Guide actually chooses its restaurants?

Is this NYC's worst new restaurant? Eater critic Ryan Sutton seems to think so, in what might be his most, ahem, honest review yet.

Meanwhile, NYC's most iconic restaurants are closing left and right.

You've never seen Julia Child like this before.

You couldn't have picked a worse country for a butter shortage to happen. 

L.A. might not have the Michelin Guide, but the city does have something even better: LA Times critic Jonathan Gold's annual 101 Best Restaurants list.

Around the Web

Time answers man's most contentious debate of all: How old is too old to trick or treat?

What's better than getting the whole row to yourself? Getting the whole plane to yourself.

This Week on TT 

Why John Besh stepped down from his restaurant group—and ignited an industry firestorm. 

San Francisco's Michelin Guide is finally here, and the city officially has more stars than New York.