Cheese smuggling, pork snatching and other food crimes
October 5th, 2012
12:45 PM ET
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Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.

Is it my imagination or is food-related crime on the rise?
 
Not that criminal activity involving food is a brand new thing. The Chicago Tribune reported in July 2004, on the activities of Michael Monn, who was arrested on his 23rd birthday in Maryville, Tennessee, while drunk, nude and covered with nacho cheese.
 
According to Maryville Police Department officer Scott Spicer, "The male had nacho cheese in his hair, on his face and on his shoulders."

The report went on to say, "The nude male had a strong odor of alcohol and was semi-incoherent. Investigators said someone climbed an 8-foot fence, broke into the pool snack bar through a window, threw nacho cheese on a wall and scattered chips on the ground. About $40 in chips and $7 in nacho cheese were stolen."

Here, a few more recent crimes - some much more serious than others—from the culinary world.
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Box lunch: Horse Meat Gate and advice to a young chef
October 5th, 2012
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into this week's top stories from around the globe.

  • A New York City restaurant has taken horse meat off the menu after animal rights activists deemed the decision unstable thinking. - New York Times

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National apple brown betty day
October 5th, 2012
09:00 AM ET
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.

It's a good bet that we'll be celebrating October 5, otherwise known as National Apple Brown Betty Day.

An apple brown betty is a cross between a cobbler and a bread pudding. This popular, colonial-era baked pudding is made by alternating baked apples with buttered or sweetened bread crumbs.
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Coffee klatsch
October 5th, 2012
05:00 AM ET
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