Read Up On It For October 17th, 2014

First and foremost for this edition of Read Up On It, kudos and congratulations to Renée Lavallée for taking first place at the 2014 edition of the Gold Medal Plates competition. And happy 40th!


Photo by Doug Townsend

Renée Lavallée reacts to her win at the Gold Medal Plates on October 16th. Photo by Doug Townsend.


  • Also in the Times: Anna North talks about how the latte is an example of how people view conspicuous consumption, as well as politics. North also spoke with KCRW’s Evan Kleiman on Good Food.