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Food and Drink

February 01, 2015

"Hard Cider Is Having A Moment"

My wife's a fan.

Every company and industry dreams of bagging the kind of growth rates that could make such pie-in-the-sky talk possible. The basic principles of math make it easy at first. If you sell 10 widgets in your first week of existence and 50 in Week 2, you can invent all kinds of billionaire fantasies — all bound to happen in a matter of months if you keep growing that fast.

Right now, there’s a product growing at an astronomical rate. In the past three years, its market share has surged more than fivefold.

January 28, 2015

"Stone-Cold Boxes: Frozen Food Is Looking Good"

"Here are four top picks".

I endorse three of the four. (I haven't tried the other one.) I would have added Amy's, especially their Light in Sodium Macaroni & Cheese which is excellent for just 400 calories and 290 mg. of sodium.

January 21, 2015

"Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores"

Guess. Go ahead, guess.

January 20, 2015

"Botched environmental predictions for 2015"

This is a great project for somebody: keep track of the Left's record on predictions.

You’ve heard the warnings: Global warming could doom humanity. Overpopulation and deforestation will destroy the planet. We’re going to run out of energy.

It isn’t happening right now, experts say, but it could happen in a few decades.

Yet, decades ago, experts warned that many catastrophes would happen now – by the year 2015. Yet they have not. found five predictions that went astray.

January 15, 2015

"The Real Reasons Trader Joe's Wine Is So Cheap"

What you suspected seems to be true: at $2/bottle, a couple of corners have to be cut.

January 08, 2015

"The 100 Best Restaurants In America, According To OpenTable"

Three in Raleigh, one in Cary, and one in Pittsboro.

December 28, 2014

"Americans Are Eating a Lot More Berries. Here’s Why."

Guess why. Go ahead, guess

December 24, 2014

"India just can’t get enough pizza"

I believe it. Who can get enough?

December 23, 2014

"What I learned about America by eating my way around the country"

A "West Coast liberal" discovers good fellowship and truth at the Redneck Riviera:

“It’s very hard to have an argument when you have a mouthful of ribs.”

December 13, 2014

"The secret of New York City’s mythic bagel-making water"

Apparently, it's all about the calcium and magnesium.

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