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Lunch Room Chatter: Google prefers liars

The latest in food news, ideas and philosophy, just in time for your lunch break.

* New York’s green carts are this year’s food trucks in their ability to annoy brick-and-mortars. (WSJ)

* The FDA wants to shatter your suspension of disbelief over movie popcorn. (CBS News)

* Google’s new recipe search favors Web sites that lie. (Food52)

* The cantaloupe industry is about to take a serious dive. (Food Safety News)

* Stuck at Grand Central? Here’s what to eat. (Village Voice)

* Grow veggies like a founding father. (Obama Foodorama)

* Yes, but will they be sustainable? (Twitter)

* Menthol cigarettes and their dangerous connection to African-Americans. (Atlantic Life)

* Francis Lam crashes Taco Bell’s yacht party to sample the new shrimp burritos. (Salon)

Tim Carman serves as the full-time writer for the Post's Food section and as the $20 Diner for the Weekend section, a double duty that requires he ingest more calories than a draft horse.


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