Monthly Archives August 2006

Not Another Food Blog

I recently read this excellent roundup of food blogs on Cravings. Included are a few I read somewhat regularly, one I read regularly (The Food Section), and a bunch I’d never heard of before. Nine are listed in total. Of course, this is just a drop in the bucket in the world of food blogs. [...]


Pair of maps showing the global reach of Starbucks and McDonald’s. A cup of coffee at Starbucks may involve the input of about 19 countries. Also interesting: the coming water wars.

Coffee Will Save Your Life

It’s true. A couple of weeks back we learned that 4+ cups of coffee a day lessens a heavy drinker’s chance on getting cirrhosis of the liver. Now, the NY Times reports, it turns out that the benefits don’t stop there. Indeed, coffee is a veritable medical miracle, lowering the risk of Type 2 diabetes [...]

typical park slope kids

Great photos, really summing up the Park Slope experience.

Pork Four Ways With Veal on the Side

Feast at Bobolink Dairy, August 7, 2006

This past Monday, Kari and I attended a farm dinner at Bobolink Dairy in NJ – along with a few dozen other friends of the farm. The meal was hosted, of course, by Jonathan and Nina White, cheesemakers, farmers, bakers, and my former bosses. The meal was prepared by [...]