Weekly Roundup of Science and FOOD

Week of November 28-December 4, 2011

Less talk, more links!

***Update: I totally forgot to include Naveen’s wacky story about how he passed his PhD quals using chocolate. Click!***


  • Ferran Adrià and José Andrés are going to be at Harvard tonight, December 4th. Naveen has been busy helping the chefs prepare and also brainstorming future awesome projects ^_^. Be sure to check out a video of the event once it is out. In the meantime, here is a goodwriteup of why this will be an awesome talk.



  • Think MSG is bad for you? “people who vociferously claimed to be MSG-sensitive have proven unable, in double-blind studies, to reliably tell whether food has MSG in it.” Here’s the proof.



About Kevin Liu

Kevin Liu is a hopeless food geek obsessed with bacon, kale, and cocktails (but not usually all at once). You can follow him at @kevinkliu. Kevin is an editor at Science Fare.
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