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Last Call: Food Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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Written by Korsha Wilson

With lots of food articles and restaurant reviews being posted every day it can be hard to keep up with everything that’s going on. We’ve rounded up some of the best and most interesting topics for this new column, “Last Call”.

Each week, I’ll share a few food and restaurant articles that you may have missed this week. Perfect for reading during the commute to work or for discussing over a post-shift drink.

Why Award Winning Chefs are Still Looking for Unpaid Internships
via Munchies
More and more, chefs want to understand the food system on a deeper level. Munchies talks to chefs who work for free and learn how to bartend or farm so that they can bring that knowledge to their own businesses.
http://munchies.vice.com/articles/why-award-winning-chefs-are-still-looking-for-unpaid-internships

Inside Salvador Dali’s Unknown Wine Book
via Punch
If you like wine and art, then you’ll love looking through Dali’s gorgeous paintings honoring two of his favorite things: wine and women. 
http://punchdrink.com/articles/inside-salvador-dalis-unknown-wine-book/

Barcelona’s Mom and Pop Tapas Bars Take on the Big Tourist Chains Screen shot 2015-06-26 at 10.08.50 AM
via NPR’s “The Salt”
The story of rising rent negatively impacting family-owned businesses is not new, but in Barcelona small businesses are pushing back against the big chains that threaten their livelihood.
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2015/06/20/415550778/barcelonas-mom-and-pop-tapas-bars-take-on-the-big-tourist-chains

Best salted butters taste test
via Epicurious
As someone who used to subsist off of salted butter and rolls at the end of (and sometimes during) my front of the house shift, I can say that the butter you serve with bread makes a difference. Check out Epicurious’ picks.
http://www.epicurious.com/ingredients/best-salted-butter-taste-test-article?mbid=social_twitter

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About the author

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Korsha Wilson

Korsha is a contributing editor for the Industry Press and a freelance food writer. She loves hospitality and is obsessed with the restaurant world and the people that work in it. She loves salt cod, Old Bay seasoning and french fries.