In the mid-1980s, Ariane Daguin, then working at a charcuterie purveyor, went to upstate New York to sign a contract with a farm that would allow the market to begin carrying American-raised foie gras. The trip fell apart, and her bosses opted out of making the deal. And at that moment, the Gascony ... More >>
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AMERICAN MEAT TRAILER from Leave It Better on Vimeo. Since the release of Food, Inc. three years ago, the film industry has taken a holiday from the national food debate (HBO's Temple Grandin biopic not withstanding). That's about to change thanks to American Meat.
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We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
Jason Koski/Cornell UniversityTemple GrandinTime has spit out its annual Time 100 list, and managed to make room on it for a few people concerned with what we put in our pie holes.
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