Taiwan is looking to mend trade ties with the U.S. after recently repealing its decision to import U.S. beef products. A change to Taiwan's food safety laws made some U.S. beef products no longer eligible for import.
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Over at the Moment, the Times's Christine Muhlke recounts her trip to Shopsin's with Heston Blumenthal. Or sort of does: When she attempted to photograph and interview the Fat Duck chef, Kenny Shopsin's son, Zack, rather bluntly demanded th ... More >>
The Observer reports that Times' executive editor Bill Keller will announce Bruni's replacement by the end of the week (he hopes). A source says that the candidates were narrowed down to a short list--three from inside the Times, one from outside--and that the editors will likely go with a replaceme ... More >>
Frank Bruni's gig at the Times is coming to an end in about three weeks. That means that his replacement has likely already been chosen--Bruni writes in his memoir that each critic is given several weeks of preparatory time, basically to fly all over the world and eat in the best restaurants.
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