Lucky Dip – Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Could the Calgary Stampede be considered a preview for the CNE? Because who isn’t fully expecting to see a donut-burger this year? [National Post]

Warning – do not read this piece by Jay Rayner if you do not plan to have fish and chips for dinner. Because you will crave them immediately after completing the article. [The Guardian]

If you’re one of those people who set up a mini-office in the local coffee shop, follow some basic etiquette, as laid out by coffee shop owners. [Mashable]

Is this the year of beer? It’s sure looking that way with craft beer exploding in popularity. Even NOW is getting in on the action with a sleek pull-out beer guide. [NOW]

And Wayne Roberts sees craft beer fitting in with themes of terroir and local food. [Wayne Roberts]

Remember how Campbell’s reduced the sodium in all their soups? And remember how you didn’t like it and didn’t buy it anymore? Well, the salt is coming back, your blood pressure be damned, because Campbell’s says that: “Our central mission and overarching priority is long-term value creation for our shareholders.” Screw you and your stupid blood pressure – these old rich white guys aren’t making enough money.  [Food Navigator USA]

A preview of all the tasty treats you’ll find at this weekend’s Night Market. [The Grid]

How to save the bees that are disappearing? Could it be as easy as buying more free-range (aka grass-fed) beef? [The Atlantic]

Better berries? Do California berries even compare with local? [Food With Legs]