Above: From The Huffington Post: The "Fat Map," per capita calorie consumption on a nation by nation basis, compiled and produced by the World Food Program in 2006 but never released until now. It "shows where the world's calories go. Nations grow or shrink based on how much the average person eats."
The Boston Globeinterviews Coolio. On cooking for the ladies: "If I can get them to eat my food, I can [seduce them]. Probably. Most likely. Most of the time. Seventy percent of the time. People like to say nine times out of 10, but most of the time you know they be lying."
The Atlantic: When Sarah Palin came to New York, she wanted to cancel interviews and "spend the morning cooking with Rachel [sic] Ray... The response from McCain's headquarters was firm: absolutely not." [via Animal]
Brooklyn chef is proud he threw lobster at customers, tells Gothamist: "If you're not happy, you have the right to complain, and I have the right to throw you out."