There’s a lot to read and watch out there on the internet. In short, here are some notable links that are on our radar this week.
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Can the next mayor take a chunk out of obesity?
On Wednesday night, at Guastavino’s under the 59th Street Bridge, we tasted the new face of Italian food in New York, like salumi from Cesare Casella of Salumeria Rosi. What tied all these dishes together wasn’t just their Old World inspiration, but their locavore sensibility: They were all made from mostly New York grown ingredients: In fact this batch of sopressatta was Casella’s first made with Empire State meat.
For those seeking a way to use Occupy Wall Street as a way to discuss much-needed shifts in public food policy, be sure to head to the entrance of Zuccotti Park at 140 Broadway tomorrow at 1 p.m. for “Occupy Against Big Food.” With help from Food Democracy Now, local food activists are organizing a series of speakers that will include some serious heavy hitters in food policy and reform.