Tag Archive for Food

Berlin / Istanbul Stat Of The Day

Interesting article. There’s Nothing More German Than a Big, Fat Juicy Döner Kebab – WSJ.com: In fast food, Germany is better known for wurst. But few German street snacks are more appreciated than the Turkish döner kebab. Brought to Germany…

So That’s Why They Call It Welsh Rarebit?!

Interesting. I’ve always wondered what it was, and what the deal was with the name. Via Wikipedia: Welsh rarebit - Origin of the names – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: The first recorded use of the term Welsh rabbit was in 1725,…

Markets in Everything: Candwich, The Sandwich In A Can

Love it. (ht: BB) (pic via Candwich) Candwich – The Go Anywhere Sandwich: Candwich™, the official “Sandwich in a Can”, is the perfect food for people on the go. Busy moms, school kids, and outdoor recreationists love Candwich™. The unique…

Art Carden on Regulating Sugar

Great column. A snippet. Should We Regulate Sugar Like Alcohol or Tobacco? – Forbes: First, the non-communicable “lifestyle” diseases they discuss are generally diseases of affluence. Lustig, Schmidt, and Brindis correctly note that increasing incomes in poor countries increases access…

Buy Local To Save The World?

One of the most pervasive, misguided, economic beliefs I encounter is the religion of “buy local.” And it is nearly always profoundly wrong. More annoyingly, those who scream the credo the loudest appear to be the most confident. The article…

How A Burrito Is Like Your iPhone

Fun article, with some interesting facts. For what it’s worth, we’re huge Chipotle fans. The prices are decent, the food is always fresh and tastes fantastic. I go there often. Chipotle is Apple: How the burrito chain is revolutionizing fast…