Lucky Dip – Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Beer lovers have said for years that beer goes better with food, particularly cheese, than wine does. Josh Rubin has the proof. [Toronto Star]

Okay, I’m all about espousing crazy junk food eating at the fair, but deep-fried and on a stick or not, if you wouldn’t normally eat the food plain, why would you eat it battered and fried? To that point – deep fried stick of butter? Come on. [Bites/Today]

Why you’ve never really had a “sugar high”. [Food Republic]

Candy freaks, this will frustrate you if you’re Canadian (most of the bars are not available here), but how many candy bars can you identify by cross-section? [Jezebel/Slashfood]

It’s the sincerest form of flattery, right? Burger King gets all “I wanna be like you” at McDonald’s. [Nation’s Restaurant News]

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