A New Hampshire lobsterman caught a rare, cobalt-blue lobster last Wednesday. The 1 1/2-pound lobster will not be boiled alive, but will instead live out its days at the Seacoast Science Center. Only one in 5 million lobsters are blue.
[NY Daily News]
In these times of do-it-yourself cooking and gardening, the proliferation of food bloggers and twitterers can make it hard for diners and grocery shoppers to get what they traditionally sought from food writing: advice on what to eat.
Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child is topping the bestseller list for the first time since it was published 48 years ago. Thanks to the movie Julie & Julia, more copies of the book sold in one week than in any full year previous.
Nicholas D. Kristof waxes sentimental about his family farm, claiming that food now produced industrially has lost its soul — but has gained new super-strong pathogens due to widespread antibiotic use.
According to a new study, in times of change we don’t crave comfort food but, in fact, crave new and unfamiliar foods. The study was conducted among undergrads — those whose lives were in flux chose foods they didn’t know.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 25, 2009