Chick-Fil-A Gives $2 Million to Anti-Gay Groups; Jonathan Gold Loves South L.A.

Chicken chain Chick-Fil-A donated more than $2 million in 2009 to gay-intolerant groups. It does always seem to favor the right wing. [HuffPo]

Mister Jonathan Gold spends some time on the radio speaking of his love for his native South L.A. and its restaurants. [Intersections South L.A.]

In case you were curious, here are Ruth Reichl's favorite U.S. cities for dining. It might surprise you that she's into Vegas. [Jetsetter via HuffPo]

An experiment to turn four East L.A. corner stores into suppliers of healthier food options is now underway. [Newsroom UCLA]

KABC looks at a few places around town to "get figgy with it." They said that, not us. [KABC]

Drink.Eat.Travel relaunched on Halloween with a nice new look and an exploration into L.A.'s top Taiwanese street dishes. [Drink.Eat.Travel]

Like they do every year, operators at the New York Times are standing by to talk turkey: the Thanksgiving help line is now open (figuratively, anyway). Tweet @nytimesdining or leave a comment on the post to get questions answered. [Diner's Journal/NYT]

Roadkill is not just something your hick cousin would put in a stew, it's a growing problem for wildlife populations. [Car and Driver]