Category Archives: food

Europe vs. America

I spent the first 27 years of my life in the United States, most of it on the East Coast. I had never been across the Atlantic. I’d never been farther west than Texas. The East Coast, I’d covered. I … Continue reading

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Random reads: Healthy Chipotle, life-crushing Tweets, astrology, creepy houses

“Chipotle unhealthy!” screamed the headlines this week. As Slate points out, that’s wrong. Chipotle simply gives you the option of eating a lot of food. And that’s not an option you have to take. You can go for the bowl instead … Continue reading

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How out of touch am I?

Are my tastes completely out of line with everyone else’s? Consider the following: Music: No, I don’t know much of the current Top 40. But in today’s fragmented media landscape, that’s not so unusual. The days of a band like … Continue reading

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Attention Athenians: Good food alert

I see in your local paper that you now have Five Guys. I shouldn’t be surprised. This place is so staggeringly popular in the D.C. metro area that I think several localities are considering laws requiring that any new office … Continue reading

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