Best Food News & Stories Of The Week

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

• After 13 years, Bobby Flay is closing his iconic NYC restaurant, Bar Americain.

Saveur, one of the country's most esteemed food magazines, is the latest to fall prey to shifts among publishing giants.

• This account of making Mario Batali's (infamous) apology cinnamon rolls is a must-read.

• Switzerland's latest law makes it illegal to boil lobsters alive.

• The somewhat (OK, highly) questionable bar concept that combines ax throwing and booze is gaining traction.

• After you've had breakfast at Tiffany's, make your way to Florence for dinner at Gucci.

Around the Web

• Justin Timberlake and chef René Redzepi: the unexpected collaboration we can truly get behind.

• Cancel your weekend plans, because all 15 seasons of this critically acclaimed show are now on Hulu. 

This Week on TT

• More details about Pitbull's Miami restaurant are here, and they're very . . . Pitbull. 

• We don't blame you if you're too scared to try the Grand Canyon's newest attraction.

• Ben & Jerry's just made your favorite flavor that much more exciting.