Wednesday mailbox -- tasty posts from before and after 1:51 p.m.

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August 23, 2011|By Richard Gorelick | The Baltimore Sun

Pre-quake material

The New York Times had this story about the underground practicd of paying for positive reviews on Amazon, Yelp, Citysearch and Trip Advisor.

The New York Times Sam Sifton gives two stars to Roberta', a "rural-urban-hippie-punk food Utopia" in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Smurfs Cake Pops on Angry Asian Creations

A story in the Sidney Morning Herald (not sure where I found it) about chef's who remove a menu item only to have customers demand its return. I bet I can find a local angle on this one. And here's Grub Street on Yelp's corporate response.

The City Paper's Michael Byrne visits Edmart in Pikesvile.

Post-quake material

Grub Street got back up at 3:20 p.m. with this tone-perfect post -- Everoyone okay out there?

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