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Food and Drink

Table for one

Frankly speaking

Enough with the fast-food experiments already! I'm as adventurous as the next guy, and some of the innovation efforts have hit the mark. The Stand, out on Bluffton Road, for example, has something called the Waynedale Dog, which is basically a chili dog with cole slaw on top. And whoever at Taco Bell who thought up the taco with the Doritos crust is a genius.

Posted in: Food and Drink

The ketchup wars

Take a bite for the planet

Race is over

Starbucks is apparently ending its silly  Race Together campaign in which people who can get only service jobs attempt to engage us in serious conversation, so guess we can go back to enjoying our high-price coffee in peace:

You may be a left-wing knucklehead if…

Three squares ain't magic

Commitment to eating three meals a day is "racist." So The National Review says an article in Mother Jones says:

Butler offered excerpts of an e-mail interview with Abigail Carroll, author of the book Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal, as proof of this point.


No beef here


In the U.S., the country that made the hamburger a global icon of American fast-food cuisine, beef is about to fall another spot on the meat scale.

Bell, unrung

You can't unring a bell. You can't call back the arrow. What's done is done. Measure twice and cut once. Our language is full of phrases urging great though before we act, because once we've acted there is no turning back.

But, well . . .