Austin chef and Top Chef winner Paul Qui lists 10 things he can’t live without. [via GQ]

Paula Deen finally makes an appearance on the Today Show[via FWF]

Andy Ricker: What is New York Cuisine? [via JBF]

Josh Ozersky writes about James Gandolfini and the lives of fat men. [via Esquire]

Find out where NYC’s best oysters come from. [The Village Voice]

A group of terrible xenophobes in Ohio are selling pork-laced bullets to kill Muslims. [via Gawker]

City Grit’s Sarah Simmons on why she wishes there were more girls in the kitchen. [via The Village Voice]