In Pursuit of the God Shot by Tim Hayward (UK Guardian). Life lesson: Do not spend 1,000 pounds on home espresso devices, or pay too much attention to coffee geeks on the Internet.
Care for Body, Spirit by Colette Jenkins (Akron Beacon Journal, via the Food Times). Life lesson: After-service doughnuts do not make for healthy church goers. Kick-boxing classes do.
The Fat Pack Wonders if the Party’s Over by Kim Severson (NY Times). Life lesson: Eating too much in the name of extreme gourmandism makes you fat. This apparently comes as a surprise to some prominent gourmands.