In case you missed last night's post: This week's review, Keep It Down and Drink of the Week are now available online.
Concerns about food safety could hold up passage of the new farm bill in Congress. (Washington Post)
Rats prefer the organic biscuit and other cool notes on why organic food should taste better from the great Harold McGee. (New York Times)
An interesting interview with food researcher Brian Wansick, who believes we can reduce how much we eat simply by serving meals on smaller plates (and other tricks). (Wired)
Servers at Thomas Keller's Per Se in New York City must carry a $100 Mont Blanc pen. Oh, and they have to buy that pen themselves. (Chowhound)