Weekend Reading

Lobster roll from Red Hook Lobster Pound at Smorgasburg

Another week, another batch of reads. Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!

Outdoor market season is soon beginning and Zagat kicks things off with a huge preview of the 20 new vendors hoping to make it big at Smorgasburg, making its return next Saturday. Which are you most excited to try?

For their debut sweets column on Eater, food writers Charlotte Druckman and Gabriella Gershenson visit the baklava specialists at Gravesend's Mansoura. In other dessert news, the New York Times ponders whether the race to make the next hybrid hit is a real treat or half-baked.

Slate has a fascinating look at the female abalone divers of Japan, while Serious Eats gathers some very interesting stories from the diner's most essential player: the short order cook.

Matcha fans, head over to Gotham magazine for an emerald-colored round-up of the best green tea drinks in New York City.

Finally, Bon Appetit pokes fun on all those studies claiming to reveal exactly what it is that millennials love to eat and drink. Hint: it seems to be everything.