Category Archives: food

Entry 882: A Tribute to Adventurous Eaters

Let me begin by saying that the “adventurous eaters” referred to in the title of this post are not the people who try out the new Danish-Ethiopian fusion restaurant before there are any YELP reviews. (“☆. I didn’t like having … Continue reading

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Entry 864: When General Tso Was Just a Private

I really only remember one of my grandparents. My father’s parents were both dead by the time I was born. My mother’s mother died of an aneurism when I was around eight. All I recall about her was her addiction … Continue reading

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Entry 857: Good New Food

I have written often about my distrust of new food–that is, food that wasn’t around when I was growing up, or that you never saw in restaurants until a couple of decades ago. Some of it, like Chilean Sea Bass … Continue reading

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Entry 848: Stop Poisoning My Food

Restaurants in New York City are getting dangerous. This was demonstrated to me when my wife took me on an overnight excursion for my birthday. We drove into the city from our home in the suburbs, had dinner, saw a … Continue reading

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Entry 827: Today’s Special–Tuna, Just $4,900/lb

By now you’ve probably heard about the big auction news of last week. The sale did not occur at Sotheby’s or Christie’s. It did not involve a David Hockney painting selling for $90 million or a pair of Hitler’s underwear … Continue reading

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Entry 782: The Farmer is Out Milking the Lab Technicians

I’ve been trying to lose some weight, so I decided to eat more salads. Unfortunately, I don’t much care for salads unless they’re drowning in dressing. By the time I get finished dressing a salad, it looks like it’s wearing … Continue reading

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Entry 727: Just Eat the Damned Thing

This may come as a shock to you, but I don’t care what you are eating. So stop putting your food on Facebook. From my early days in advertising, I remember occasions on which I had to pace around a … Continue reading

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Entry 713: Eggstremely Gross

Well, it’s been a foul month for fowl. You had the whole Thanksgiving thing, of course, which doesn’t do much for the turkey population. But chickens have had it even worse. In fact, they should start a movement to protest … Continue reading

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Entry 641: World Peace Through Chick Peas

Welcome to the Food Network’s new show, Restaurants That Haven’t Closed Yet. It’s where we take you to new and trendy eateries that people can’t wait to get into because they’re new and trendy, but will close as soon as … Continue reading

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Entry 583: Four Reasons to Just Stop Eating

Welcome to The Food Network’s new series, “YUCCK!”, the show that brings you up-to-date on all the horrible things people are eating these days. This episode begins with fake meat! I’m not talking about the kind of fake meat I … Continue reading

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