1 A nice, meaty economic history of the martini that includes one of my favorite clips from The Thin Man (you know the one: "The important thing is the rhythm. Always have rhythm in your shaking."} [The Awl]
2 An anthropologist looks at why humans are hardwired to adore crispy foods. The word is ap ... More >>
The USDA has launched a new campaign entitled Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, that includes a close to $65 million handout to help connect small -- especially sustainable -- farms to people seeking local food.
To help fight obesity, universities are posting caloric information i ... More >>
Eater, Grub Street, NY Journal, and Joe Dobias of JoeDoe were embroiled in a melee this past week when Dobias lashed out at NY Journal "and other shithead bloggers" for posting a negative review of his restaurant. When Eater picked up the story, Dobias shifted his disdain to that blog, although he ... More >>