Links We Love: iPhone Food Photography, Power Lunches, and more

A look at what we're reading, cooking, and clicking this week.

James Oseland

• The new iPhone, redesigned with people like us in mind. YouTube

Pictured: You may know that our editor-in-chief James Oseland is a judge on season 4 of Top Chef Masters; what you may not know is that he co-starred in a B-movie called "Liquid Dreams" and sported bleached blonde hair circa 1978. Bravotv.com

• An expert on eating watermelon has tips for us in this instructional video. Fight the fork cartel! YouTube

• There are so many new cookbooks to covet for fall that it's impossible to choose a favorite. Eater has a gargantuan fall cookbook preview (in two parts) to satisfy your cookbook hoarding tendencies. Eater

• From writers' circles at the Algonquin to business lunches at Delmonico's, the Power Lunch is a longstanding tradition in New York. The Paris Review

• You'll have to head all the way to Milwaukee for a taste of the oldest cheddar in America — discovered in the cooler of a Wisconsin cheese shop, it had been aging, unaccounted-for, for 28 years. Grubstreet Chicago

• The quintessential summer treat, ice cream has quite the history. Food52 takes a look at its evolution, from egg sorbet in 1778 to microwave ice cream in the '80s. Food52

• We never get tired of seeing the process behind some of the mind-bending techniques used in molecular gastronomy; in this clip, cooks from Moto restaurant in Chicago construct an avocado out of surprising ingredients—then mash their carefully-composed creation into guacamole. Chicagoist