Trash on the Tasting Menu; $2K Dish of Pasta; Deceptive Calorie Counts + More

pasta Trash on the Tasting Menu; $2K Dish of Pasta; Deceptive Calorie Counts + More
The only way I could afford to order a $2,000 plate of pasta is if it came with a side of $1,970.

Food and dining news from around the web and the world…

* One man’s trash is another man’s tasting menu. Ingredients that would have wound up on the compost heap are being heaped onto diners’ plates. [Washington Post]

* A pasta dish that’s seriously rich. And at $2,000 a plate, it ought to be. [NYPost]

* Counting calories? You may not want to count on the posted counts at restaurants. [ABC News]

* Food allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Find out how to dine out without falling ill. [TimesFreePress.com]

* Iron man. Salt Lake City chef Viet Pham of Forage defeated Bobby Flay on Iron Chef. [Standard-Examiner.com]

* Worst. Tip. Ever. A disgruntled taxpayer passes the buck to a server. [Gawker]

 

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