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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

The Great Greek
Los Angeles
by Lisa Dinsmore

greatgreek.jpgEverybody has them. Those neighborhood joints you walk/drive by a million times but never go into. For no good reason. The place looks nice enough and clearly has customers, but you always just...

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Nathan's
New York
by Diane Sokolow

NathansHotDog.jpg My dad was a two job guy.  We lived in a representative, working class neighborhood in Brooklyn, which was to me, the paradise of the world.  Representative I learned years later meant not just...

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Oysters and Pearls
Northern California
by Bruce Cormicle

41-french-laundry.jpg I went to the French Laundry restaurant located in the Napa region (specifically, Yountville, California) in 1996 and haven’t been able to get a reservation since – at least until a week ago.  Of...

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Dr. Cabbage Patch
Los Angeles
by Maia Harari

ImageHeadaches are the worst. And if you don't catch them right when they start, they're hard to cure. I've had one for four days. My mom told me to drink lemonade.

Lemonade?

I've taken naps, sat in...

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