A full 14 percent more men cook now than did in 1965 (and the number is climbing). Where will this paradigm shift take us? [via Esquire]

Grilling tips and tricks, courtesy of celeb butcher Pat LaFrieda. [via The New York Observer]

Critic Robert Sietsema on the future of food journalism, his favorite New York deli, and what he really thinks of gefilte fish. [via The Forward]

Bootay’s House of Soul, a Southern comfort food restaurant in Virginia, wins for best restaurant name of the year. [via Eater]

Books worth buying: June’s best food and drink releases. [via Saveur]

Mainlining Montreal: Eating and drinking on the Boulevard Saint-Laurent [via Bon Appetit]