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Humboldt crack?
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  • Humboldt crack?

Cake maker cracks wise about violence in Humboldt Park. Offenderati overreact. Cake maker caves in, apologizes. Nobody's happy. All look silly. Grub Street Chicago breaks it down.

More local food news from around the web, after the jump.

Remember Ted Cox's piece on Lincoln Park salmon snaggers? Drive-Thru has a nifty mini doc.

A Rockit Ranch culinary director quits to open a Philly cheese steak joint in a shuttered Cincinnati chili joint, Eater heard.

Baconfest sold out in minutes.

The James Beard Foundation announced chef semifinalists for its 2012 awards. The Stew posted the local nods.

Dish unravels Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali's scheme to open a Chicago Eataly.

Time Out Chicago was on hand for day-one doughnuts at ex-L2O chef Frances Brennan's Do-Rite Donuts.

Serious Eats drank up and broke down the interesting cocktail menu at Acadia