Everything Wrong with The World's 50 Best Restaurants List

All the news and stories you 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 

•  Everything wrong with this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants list.

• Why American home cooks just can't quit the paper towel.

• Gabrielle Hamilton continues to defend her decision to partner with restaurateur Ken Friedman, who's been accused of sexual assault.

• Anthony Bourdain might be getting his own food trail in New Jersey.

• First lettuce, now cereal: the latest salmonella outbreak spanning 31 states.

• The James Beard Awards are getting their own TV documentary.

• Pretty soon, you're going to be paying a lot more for that lobster.

• Buying cans of rosé through Venmo is the most millennial move of all.

• The latest Bill Gates-backed start-up is for an avocado that lasts twice as long.

Around the Web

• That Airbnb reservation you booked might not even exist anymore.

• What it's like to eat a home-cooked Italian dinner with the cast of Jersey Shore.

This Week on TT

• See all the winners of The World's 50 Best Restaurants.

• This is America's favorite grocery store—and it's not Trader Joe's. 

• The director of Pixar's Bao just revealed her mom's dumpling recipe

• Frankly, this beaver-flavored whiskey doesn't give a dam.

• The biggest red flags to look for when dining out, according to chefs.

• Study finds millennials are the worst when it comes to tipping.

  Alcoholic push pops are the most fun way to get your drink on this summer.