A Tour of America's Regional Candies

America's Regional Candy [Serious Eats]


A Guide to Modern Flatware

Modern flatware guide [Design*Sponge]


Products to Perfect Your Pantry

Fishsauce The San Francisco Chronicle recommends 10 versatile items -- from fish sauce to dark chocolate -- that every modern cook should keep stocked in his or her pantry.

Kitchen Essentials: 10 versatile pantry items [San Francisco Chronicle]


Breaking: MUJI to Open May 30

Breaking: MUJI Times Square, the new 4,350 sq. ft. U.S. flagship store of MUJI will open at 12:00 p.m. noon on Friday, May 30, in the New York Times Building at 620 Eighth Avenue. From the press release: "The store will offer over 1,750 household items and 420 apparel items at the opening." Earlier: MUJI Mania.


Eat an Internet Sensation

Wedginald, the 44 pound English cheddar cheese that has matured live on the Internet (at cheddarvision.tv), is up for auction at eBay, with the proceeds going to the charity BBC Children in Need.


Go Dutch

Not Martha's guide to Dutch ovens.


Bread by Mail

House & Garden provides an international guide to buying artisanal bread that can be shipped to your door.


Imaginary Candies

Shopping List: What if? Nestle Crunch with Ketchup, Snickers with Bacon, and other imagined confections. Via sf.


Bling for Your Bubbly

Shopping List: Bling for your bubbly.


Holiday Gift Guide Update

Shopping List: Two more for the TFS Holiday Gift Guide: Nerd chic for oenophiles and mugs for literate coffee drinkers.