How the ancient tradition of smoking meat over charcoal grew into a distinct form here in the U.S.A.
Food & Drink
I almost don’t want to share this, as Valentina’s is my favorite “secret” barbecue spot in town.
Great (and sad) piece on Blue Bell. I learned a lot from it, including their support of Ted Cruz.
The story of how avocados went from being an obscure West-Coast cash crop to the juggernaut of the Midwestern produce section is one of extreme feats of marketing and major shifts in ideas about nutrition. It is a story of a desperate renaming, a PR Hail-Mary, and of the changing nature of the Super Bowl. It is a tale best enjoyed with a squeeze of lime and generous sprinkling of cilantro.
Yeah, this link directly follows the one discussing diet and exercise.