Food Blogs ‘Finally’ Get Respect; a Look at Our Country’s Flawed Food-Inspection Process

The traditional food world is "finally" taking food blogs seriously. Maybe it's because all the food magazines are closing? [WSJ]

As if all the food recalls and salmonella outbreaks weren't evidence enough: The food-inspection process in this country is pretty messed up. [WP]

Starbucks is full of professionals so focus on the image they're projecting while waiting in line. [BusinessWeek]

In Iowa, people can now pay bus fare simply by making food donations. [Des Moines Register]

Chipotle customers who order Halloween night (wearing a costume, obviously) can get a burrito for two bucks the proceeds will go to Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution fund. [Toronto Star]