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What We’re Reading: November 2, 2013

What are the hidden benefits of food stamps? How are some Native Americans attempting to decolonize their modern diets? Our editors explore the answers to these questions and more in this week’s “What We’re Reading” roundup.

And The Winner of the Travel Cover Contest Is…

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you to help us choose our next cover for our upcoming travel issue of Edible Manhattan. Between shots like idyllic olive harvests in Tuscany, playful PacMan dumplings from RedFarm, and plump Romanian sour cherries, let’s be real — each of them could have graced the front of our print edition! Nonetheless, there can only be one cover.

A Saga Worth Telling, and Visiting

We love locavore stories, but for our travel issue we go father afield—sometimes much farther. In fact our writer Nancy Matsumoto just returned from Japan, where she was reporting a story about Union Square Café’s Tokyo outpost. She also spent a few days in Saga City, the capital of Saga prefecture, on Japan’s southernmost island of Kyushu, visiting people who make ingredients both traditional and innovative.