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

* When in Istanbul, eat, eat eat. (WaPo)

* How a giant fork can help you lose weight. (WSJ)

* What is the signature flavor of Washington? Mumbo sauce, perchance? (WaPo )

* Mmm, chicken toenails. (The Guardian)

* Whole animal feasts — the next big thing? (NY Mag)

* How environmentally friendly is your meat? (LA Times)

* Worker falls into a meat grinder. (Gawker)

* The town with local food in its soul. (NPR)

* Radioactive beef worries in Japan. (WaPo)