Breakfast Links: Spam Now A Thing in Hip NYC Restaurants

Spam Is Making A Comeback At Hip NYC Restaurants (Gothamist)
Yes, Spam. Are you surprised? WELL YOU SHOULDN’T BE.

‘What I Eat: Around The World In 80 Diets’ Shows Stunning Portraits Of Daily Meals (HuffPost)
An updated version of those cool photos of people showing what they eat on a daily basis in different countries — but also with caloric intake numbers. (Inuit stone carvers can eat 4700kcal a day. We should all be Inuit stone carvers.)

Five Years In, Trader Vic’s at LA Live Serves Tiki No More (Eater LA)
It’s a sad, sad day when an icon of 1950’s tiki bar culture must close, and thus it must happen with Trader Vic’s. (Except it’s just a mall version — the real Trader Vic’s lounge is still open, and probably will remain open as long as it’s a lucrative franchise. So, uh, we’re not crying anymore.)

Taste Test: We Try Every SodaStream Soda Syrup Flavor (Serious Eats)
Is it a gimmick? Or is it a viable alternative to buying a bajillion cans of soda? The Serious Eats team finds out.

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