Every Sunday, we round up our favorite food reads (podcasts, and videos) from the week, so you can sit back with that cup of coffee and settle in to catch up on what’s happening in the world of food.

Today: The culinary wonder that is Italian rest stops, Los Angeles’s culinary transformation, and the hidden beauty in imperfect fruit.

Here are 8 of our favorite things we read this week:

More: Learn how to make Pocket Coffee, the candy sold at every Italian rest stop.

Did you read anything worth sharing this week? Tell us in the comments below!

Photos by James Ransom

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