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Stolen Eggs

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by Sophie Kipner

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If I stole it, it would undoubtedly taste better. Ever since I was a little girl, despite the food on my grandpa’s plate being absolutely identical to the food I had before me, I would try to steal his. His food was tastier, stronger, more courageous and intelligent than my boring food. The bacon was crispier, the sausage was juicier, and the egg yolks were sunnier. 

Role Reversal

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by Christopher Lowe, David K. Israel

The Tokyo Stock Exchange

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by Amy Ephron

I don’t understand why Japanese sushi restaurants sometimes put that green plastic thing on the sushi plate as decoration.   My friend John thinks it looks like the dow jones ticker on a particularly up-and-down day.

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New Media

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by Lisa Dinsmore

These strangely cool photos of food came to us through the ether and we just had to share them. Turns out they are from various childrens' books written and created by Joost Elffers and Saxton Freymann, all of which use creatures made from food to tell their stories.

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Vegetable Nursery Rhymes

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by Judith Gingold

peapods.jpgMost of you would find it odd,

Lining up inside a pod.

But in fact it wouldn’t be,

If you were a baby pea.

 

 

mushroom.jpgHush little mushies,

Lay your caps and heads

Gently on your cozy mushroom beds.

The loam’s soft and spongy,

The light’s right for fungi,

So hush little mushies, hush.
 

Restaurant News

French Fries and Martinis
Los Angeles
by Maia Harari

fries1_sm.jpg My dad’s ex-girlfriend has hair like Billy Idol. If Billy Idol were a really hot art gallery director that knows everything about anything.

When she and my father split up, everyone thought it...

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Cambria's Best: The Black Cat Bistro
Southern California
by Maylynn Morales

blackcatlogo.jpgWith my weekend plans suddenly cancelled, I got to drive up my beloved Central Coast  for a second visit to Cambria in a month.  Both times, I had one place in mind at which to dine: Black Cat...

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Food Feud: The Great Dumpling Debate
New York
by Ilene Amy Berg

ImageI recently saw a new show on the Food Network called “Food Feuds”. I like it – I get it. It’s a simple premise: in towns all across the country there are passionate disagreements about “the best”...

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Can I have a cappuccino with a Panda face?
New York
by Libby Segal

panda1It is not every day that I meet a furry friend on my travels through coffee shops. Normally, I find a heart shape design or a leaf, or a flower in the foam of my cappuccino-- a symbol of my...

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