Tag Archive for Food

Theater Hummus and Reclining Seats

I love this story about the new reclining seats in some movie theaters. I’ve been to one of these theaters twice and it’s a game changer, not hype. The movie experience is much more enjoyable. I would never have guessed…

The Milkman Cometh, Again

Fun and interesting story. We were getting milk delivered to our door as recently as maybe 1995. The Milkman’s Comeback Means Dairy At The Door And More : NPR: “All over the country, trucks are now delivering fresh milk, organic…

But It’s Natural!

Flesh-eating bacteria, hurricanes, halitosis, ebola, malaria, typhoid … all “natural” things. Soap, antibiotics, pasteurization, refrigeration, iPhones … all man-made things. RealClearScience – The Biggest Myth About Organic Farming: “The majority of Americans believe that organic foods are healthier than food…

On GMO Oats and Cheerios

I thought this was kind of interesting. Though I’m not necessarily convinced about the “never will be” angle. Why There Are No GMO Oats (and Probably Never Will Be) – Modern Farmer: “Nevertheless, demand for oats has been falling for…

I, Nutella …

In the spirit of Leonard Read’s I, Pencil. A map of all the countries that contribute to a single jar of Nutella: “Some 250,000 tons (227,000 tonnes) of Nutella are now sold across 75 countries around the world every year, according…

The Ways We Describe Food

I’m not convinced a few of them ever had any real meaning. I’m looking at you “local” and “artisanal.” 10 Common Food Terms That Have Lost All Meaning: “Fancy some sustainable, artisan chicken with a side of seasonal, gourmet greens? Such…

Kinder Eggs As Contraband Update …

I’ve ranted a few times before (here & here) about the ridiculousness of Kinder Eggs not being available in the U.S. thanks to bureacrat decree. (pic via Wiki) Here’s an update on the story. Choco Treasure Eggs Avoid U.S. Ban On Toy-Filled…