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‘A Short History of Caffeine’ by Daniel Gee Husson

Caffeine and I go way back. In England as a kid, I remember drinking tea for the first time and feeling like an “adult.” In my first go-round of undergrad in Chicago, I had to make the decision between milk for my Cheerios or coffee for my brain. Coffee won. Hot chocolate will forever remind […]

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Book Review: Defending Beef; The Case for Sustainable Meat Production

Should We Really Be Defending Beef? by Maeve McInnis While I thoroughly enjoyed and agreed with much of the contents of Defending Beef; The Case for Sustainable Meat Production, in the back of my mind there was the niggling thought that the author, Nicolette Hahn Niman, is married to Bill Niman—the owner of Niman Ranch, […]

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Book Review: The GMO Deception

The GMO Deception: A Review by Maeve McInnis Do we want to live in a world where all of our food has been at one point genetically altered, where synthetic chemicals are sprayed on our food, and the corporations have complete control over all aspects of our food? Or, would we like to buy vegetables […]

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Book Review: Fashioning Appetite

Fashioning Appetite: A Review by Samantha Felix In the three years my husband and I have owned and operated a small neighborhood restaurant in the East Village of New York, I have found that the single most important thing I can do to ensure our success is to properly train the front of house staff. […]

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Book Review: Offal — A Global History, by Nina Edwards

Nicole Brownstein As a vegetarian, owning a book about edible entrails may seem unusual, but nonetheless, Nina Edwards’ Offal – a Global History rests conspicuously on my bookshelf. This book is hardly a tome at 108 pages, yet it manages to give a very comprehensive history of one of the world’s more controversial cuisines. The book begins with […]

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