The Morning Brew: Monday, 8/6

The very latest on the outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease in Great Britain. This doesn't really affect us, of course, but the larger issue -- the food supply possibly contaminated by work in a medical lab -- is more foodie nightmare fuel. (Guardian)

Why you should pester Chinese chefs to give you true Chinese cuisine -- and a taste test you can try at home. (New York Times)

(Check out my former colleague Randy Roberts' excellent story on one source for authentic Chinese cuisine in St. Louis.)

The growing trend of ordering meals online. Will someone explain to me why this is in the "Fashion" section? I've been ordering pizza online for years, and I don't feel particularly fashionable. (New York Times)

-Ian Froeb

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