| Gazpacho. Photo: Emily Farris, Fifty Bucks a Week.
Pervaiz Shallwani boards a bus with a stripper pole alongside a bunch of bartenders to harvest rye in upstate New York ... for Gourmet ... really.
"Mad Men" fiend Eric Diesel reveals his recipe for perfectly "clean" martinis -- a 2-to-1 gin-to-vermouth concoction at his Urban Home blog.
Mike Pomranz on the phenomenon of a cat opening a jar of food at Comedy Central.
Bruce Watson reports at sister site DailyFinance that the United States may "run out of sugar" in the next year!
Cook and film buff Monika Bartyzel notes that Michael Moore might be done with the documentary style that made him famous, for Cinematical.
Gretchen Roberts, our savvy sommelier-in-training, offers freebie gourmet treats at her wine blog Vinobite.
CoffeeMeister Erin Meister makes peace with the five-second-rule over at her culinary blog, the Nervous Cook.
Joshua M. Bernstein visits Scores, a Manhattan strip club, to eat steak (again, really!) for the New York Press.
Emily Farris tries to toe the budget line with a basic, beautiful gazpacho at Fifty Bucks a Week.