Boulder, Colorado: America’s Foodiest Town

According to Bon Appétit, this years award for the foodiest town goes to Boulder, Colorado. The criteria for the award are as follows:

Our criteria for the annual report on “America’s Foodiest Town”: Small (fewer than 250,000 people), quality farmers’ markets, concerned farmers, dedicated food media, first-rate restaurants, talented food artisans, and a community of food lovers.

Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Portland, Maine were the winners of the 2008 and 2009 awards respectively. Boulder restaurants mentioned in the article include:
Dish Gourmet
The Kitchen
Salt
Frasca Food and Wine
Pizzeria Basta
Mateo
The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse
Leaf
Café Aion
Kim & Jake’s Cakes
Happy
Sushi Tora
Boulder County Farmers’ Market
Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

The Twitter Of Recipes

Mark Bittman has another “101” recipe list out. This time it’s 101 Fast Recipes for Grilling.

These recipes are excellent for their simplicity and ease. You’re not going to open a restaurant or win any cooking contests with these recipes, but they they will satisfy your taste-buds, tummy, and busy schedule. Previous 101 lists from Bittman:
Simple Salads
Head Starts on the Day
Inspired Picnics [previously]
Simple Appetizers[previously]
Quick Meals (10 more) [previously]

If you enjoyed any of the recipes linked above, I have been told that Mark Bittman’s “How To Cook Everything: Simple Recipes For Great Food” is a worthwhile cookbook.