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Rachel Laudan is wise about food

The still-underrated Todd Kliman interviews her: I’ve been given special powers, and I appoint you czar (funny, isn’t it, how we have so many appointed czars in this unaristocratic country) of food in the US. What is your first order … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan’s “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation”

Here is the bottom line: The premise of this book is that cooking — defined broadly enough to take in the whole spectrum of techniques people have devised for transforming the raw stuff of nature into nutritious and appealing things … Continue reading

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The food culture that is Canada

When author Anita Stewart first heard about the Canadian government’s new food truck parked in Mexico City, she laughed so hard she cried. The new Canada-branded, taxpayer-funded venture, which kicked off its three-week pilot project last week, is serving up … Continue reading

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Againn (British Gastropub)

Againn (British Gastropub). I’ll go back. Continue reading

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Aroma

Aroma, Shirlington, on the main street there, 4052 28th St S.  and no, I won’t give you the phone number. This has to be the worst ethnic meal I’ve had in the last five years (and yes because of a … Continue reading

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How to eat well in Berlin

Paris has dozens of restaurants which are better than any in Berlin, and then hundreds more better than the rest. Yet it may be the case that you have, overall, a better food life in Berlin than in Paris. Berlin … Continue reading

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