Best Food Stories: World's 50 Best

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.