In the past decade, sales of the humble Oreo are up 60 percent, passing $2.5 billion a year. Its success defies two major food-world trends: toward the healthy and unprocessed, and toward the pumped-up and Xtreme. Somehow, this ancient brand has taken off in its second century.
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In my humble opinion it should always be the year of the bagel.
Highly recommended. Tasty, satisfying, and even including the dressing supposedly just 220 calories.
If you'd rather make it at home, here's a recipe.
I wasn't overly concerned, but I was still glad to read this.
Related: "Don't believe that viral Diet Coke infographic".
The article's subhead is "The city’s devastating affordability crisis has an unlikely villain—its famed progressive politics."
That needs an adaptation of an old joke: "What's unlikely, Kimo Sabe?"
Related: "How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained)". It's long and complicated, but part of the explanation is this: ". . . parts of the progressive community do not believe in supply and demand." (Another big part, as usual in articles of this type, is allegedly Howard Jarvis.)
Even worse news for California: it is "so hard to get a great bagel" there.
Among other things, to be called "bourbon" it has to be made in the U.S. and a supposedly excellent substitute for the "near impossible to find" Pappy Van Winkle.
"Use our interactive map to see what's fresh in your area . . ."
Answer to this burning question here.
I love the Internet.
Just one man's (informed) opinion and maybe more than you'd want to know, but for longtime bagel fans like me, quite interesting.
This certainly matches my impression. Some folks aren't trying to eat better and be a little healthier so much as they're looking for a religion.