Maybe it’s the fallout from the long weekend, but this week’s assortment of culinary news seems a little … odd. With everything from lighting-influenced food choices and bacon bookmarks to recycled food scraps and a diner that looks like an explosion of 90s-era Trapper Keepers, here are the stories that we were digging into this week.
- Children of the 90s, rejoice! You can now eat at a Saved by the Bell-themed pop-up diner. [Vogue]
- Proof that your local hipster craft brewery WASN’T doing it before it was cool. [CNN]
- The bacon bookmark? Yes, it’s a thing (just don’t eat it). [Nerdist]
- That restaurant IS too dark. Learn how lighting affects our food choices. [Munchies Channel on Vice]
- In the quest to reduce food waste, a Redmond inventor gets funding for food-scrap-to-fertilizer machine. [Geekwire]
- Oprah has filed the paperwork to start her own food line. [New York Daily News]