Sink your teeth into this week's top stories from around the globe.
People in the path of Superstorm Sandy stocked up before the storm with nonperishables. After the storm, they stocked up with vanity pounds now known as the "Sandy Five." - New York Times
Behold the cheesiest of cheese biscuits, native to eastern North Carolina. - News & Observer
For the first time in nine grease-stained years, sales at McDonald’s dipped in October. - Bloomberg BusinessWeek
"It was a timely guide to Chinese-American food that could be appreciated by those on both sides of the hyphen": A look at the famed 1945 cookbook How to Cook and Eat in Chinese. - Asian American Writers' Workshop
New Jersey residents may be left with dry glasses after Sandy flooded a liquor distributor’s warehouse. - Bloomberg