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Weekend Roundup

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Miss Info Investigates Why the Jamaican Beef Patty Is a NYC Icon
We still don’t care about this “Miss Info” person(ality?). But we still like this documentary series, particularly when it covers topics as near and dear to our hearts as Jamaican Beef Patties. [First We Feast]

Jones Soda Celebrates 21st Birthday by Introducing New Alcoholic Soda
Remember Jones Soda Company? Remember how you totally knew that they’re still in business, and how 100% fresh and still modern their black and white photo-based labels are? To celebrate their totally real longevity, they’re launching their first hard soda. [Brand Eating]

I Tried Trader Joe’s New Birthday Cake Bar And It Was Underwhelming
We’re including this link mostly on account of how hysterical we find the headline. Man, headline-writing is entering a real golden age. [Spoon University]

Trix Is Naturally Colored Now, But It Doesn’t Make the Cereal Healthier
Trix is sporting a new, more muted color pallet, thanks to their new all-natural colors, so that sound you just heard is your imagination dying. [Extra Crispy]

Written by Malcolm Bedell

Malcolm is the author of “Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road,” as well as a frequent contributor to Serious Eats, Down East Magazine, The L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and more. When not poisoning his body with garbage and then posting sardonic commentary about it on the Internet, he also owns and operates the ‘Wich, Please food truck, named Eater.com’s “Hottest Restaurant in Maine” for 2015.

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