Huckabee Skips Sushi; Super Bowl Snacks Abound

Finally, the presidential candidates “respond” to the sushi crisis. Mike Huckabee’s stance? “Nowhere does the Bible mention sushi in the Garden of Eden.” [NYT]

If you’ve ever dreamed of being a Michelin Guide inspector, consider first that in a year “each inspector evaluates 240 restaurants, spends 130 nights in hotels, carries out 800 inspections, writes 1,100 reports and drives 18,000 miles.” [Guardian]

The international conservation group Oceana has issued a report saying that it found mercury levels in tuna sushi throughout the United States to be just as high as in New York’s supply. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez’s switch to a vegan diet may not have made him a better player, but it sure did feel better than steak, eggs, burgers, and beer every day. [WSJ]

New York is a great city for a lot of reasons, not least because the Super Bowl spread you can put together from local markets and restaurants induces drooling. [NYDN]

Or if you’re looking to keep Super Bowl snack costs low, you might consider this dual-flavor bag of Doritos. [NYDN]