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Food and Drink

April 17, 2014

Yes, Quebecois, you can get--supposedly--poutine in the U.S.

I'm not really sure, however, the KFC version would be up to par

April 14, 2014

"Drunken Passover grilled cheese? Yes, please!"

Passover starts tonight and this sounds good

April 12, 2014

"33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes"

When cooking I tend to like recipes with fewer ingredients.

"Which gum Americans are chewing on these days"

Mint gums are big

UPDATE: link fixed now.

March 28, 2014

"The Real Reason Americans Eat So Much Pizza"

Not a complete explanation by any means--it just tastes really good--but this piece does identify a factor not often reported.

But in recent years, the USDA's dairy checkoff programme has spent many millions of dollars increasing pizza consumption among US children and adults.

March 27, 2014

"How Taco Bell's Lead Innovator Created The Most Successful Menu Item Of All Time"

The interesting story of the Doritos Locos Taco.

March 24, 2014

Protein in the diet

Maybe you saw one of the many articles discussing the results of recent studies that purport to show that there is a "Risk of High-Protein Diets". Before you cut down on steak, I strongly recommend you read Paul Jaminet's analysis of one of those studies, "The Case of the Killer Protein".

He's not convinced.

Related: "8 Ridiculous Myths About Eating Meat".

March 22, 2014

"We Tested Taco Bell's New Breakfast Menu — Here's The Verdict"

They like it

March 16, 2014

"These Are America's Best 21 Steakhouses"

I've only been to one of these--Bern's--and it was great.

March 15, 2014

"12 Things You Didn't Know About Tastykakes"

Butterscotch Krimpets were an important part of my childhood. They should be an important part of every kid's childhood. 

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