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Our cultural foodie moment means that there are heaps of food-related news stories, info pieces and commentaries that appear on a daily basis. Here are our favourites of the week.

Although Cream is a big fan of Anthony Bourdain and admittedly a food snob, Frank Bruni’s Op-Ed piece this week in the New York Times on the culinary elitism Bourdain displayed in his spat with Paula Deen last week is pretty persuasive.

Want another view on this debate? Read the concerns the Village Voice raises about Bruni. Also persuasive.

Change your Saturday night cocktail party plans: wine and cheese aren’t the best of friends.

If you’ve never experienced the adventures desk eating at an office, please read all about how obnoxious some people can be. Cream raises her hand on being highly offensive on the apple eating front…

In the eloquent words of Tina Fey, Sugar says, “I want to go to there.” David Lebovitz reflects on forty years of Alice Waters’ famous Chez Panisse.

Gordon Ramsay’s sprinklers try and put out the hell fire in his new Montreal chicken joint. Ramsay as the new Canadian comfort food king? Alrighty.