New Jersey foie update

Or non-update.  A correspondent in the NJ political world who cares about food issues emailed today: "Yesterday, after a long summer hiatus, the General Assembly resumed their normal business.  However, Assemblyman Panter did not introduce his Foie Gras...

When not blogging here, apparently, I’m blogging elsewhere: Why I learned to cook.  This blogging business may be getting out of hand.

A Review of Sorts

A discussion with a friend up the street, a professor of biology at CWRU, about what regular folk could do effect environmental change simply by altering a few every day default choices compelled me to do what I’d been meaning to for a while: read two books, The Way...

More good Pollan in the NYTimes mag yesterday, which many others will note, surely.  But I want to underscore one of his most important points.  That eating locally is not a romantic mandate from the Alice Waters camp, and that its impact goes beyond the...

Questioning the Zagats

Good story find on Eater.com. Ed Levine calls out Tim Zagat, who’s influential in the NY restaurant world, for the Zagat Guide’s naming Telepan the best newcomer restaurant in NY.   The Zagats live five minutes from the restaurant, according to Levine, a...