Category Archives: eating

The Restaurant “Scene” in DC

We have eaten at a lot of restaurants in our lifetime, be it in NYC or other places around the world. I wouldn’t call us picky or high rollers, but we definitely know what we like. After moving to DC, … Continue reading

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Can’t we all just get along?

There is scientific debate on what the ideal diet is for a healthy lifestyle and what nutrients are important in mitigating disease. An interesting article just came out in Nature about how confusing vitamin supplementation recommendations are. The writer basically … Continue reading

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Business case for Sustainable Diets

This is a repost from the Guardian’s Sustainable Business Blog. See original post here. Making the business case for sustainable food Scrutinising the issues around diet, disease and poverty will allow us to make informed choices about how to tackle … Continue reading

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We are what we eat

Very cool infographics (all the rage) on who eats what, where and when. See them here.

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First food photograph taken?

According to the NYTs, this photo was taken in 1832 by Frenchman, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce.

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Forget “From Farm to Fork”! What about “From Farm to Flush”? Visuals not included.

The overly used motto, “from farm to fork” often refers to the idea of thinking more holistically about where our food comes from, how it is processed and how we cook and consume it. Or put more simply, what is … Continue reading

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Yearning for a good bagel

My buddy Jeremy, a bagel lover and baker himself, sent me this very cool, old video from the Brooklyn Public Library’s collection showing how they made bagels in the old days in Brooklyn. Those days are gone unfortunately, but there … Continue reading

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