Best Food 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

• These are the 40 photographs that changed the way we eat.

• After the closing of his Chicago three-Michelin-star restaurant, Curtis Duffy is fighting back.

• One thing the Internet is united on? A hatred of pull-out microwaves.

• When you're Jay-Z, dropping an $11,000 tip at the bar isn't out of the question.

• What it's like grocery shopping during an Alaskan winter.

• A major chicken shortage causes hundreds of KFCs in the UK to shut down.

Around the Web

• After being misused for lattes, avocados are now the latest trend in wedding proposals.

• Only women are allowed to vacation on this island off the Finnish coast.

• Just be sure to double-check that you actually want tickets to the Red Hot Chilli Pipers.

This Week on TT 

• José Andrés is named Humanitarian of the Year.

• Forget avocados: Gin and tonic toast is the new breakfast of champions.

• This might be Netflix's best new food show of all.