The much-anticipated City of Gold—a documentary about Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold—premieres today. It's a heartwarming portrait of a food writer who has dedicated his career to tracking down the most memorable culinary experiences off the beaten path, and made an incredible difference in the lives of countless mom and pop businesses across Los Angeles. It's playing in select theaters nationwide.
Catch up on the other important food headlines of the week, ICYMI:
•Obama stops his motorcade to eat at Torchy's Tacos in Austin. [Eater Austin]
•Vast bay leaf conspiracy suspected among chefs. [The Awl]
•New device sprays pure butter anywhere you need it. [Contemporist]
•New study links carbs to lung cancer. [Daily Mail]
•American buffet restaurants are struggling to survive. [Eater]
•Joe's Crab Shack in Minneapolis is under fire for displaying a photo depicting a lynching. [Foodbeast]
•The indestructible Big Mac can actually be conquered with molten copper, kinda. [Grub Street]
•And here's how to make an Egg Mug Muffin. [TipHero]
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