Gin & Tonic Toast, the Internet's Most-Hated Microwave & More

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.