the nytimes has had some pretty cool articles about food and farming and eating these days.
1. "In New Food Culture, a Young Generation of Farmers Emerges." young farmers are the new thing. the old new thing.
2. "Have It Your Way? Purist Chefs Won’t Have It." i love david chang. his restaurants are rarely vegetarian-friendly, so i don't go to them (except for the milk bar). i don't think i am so very special that he'd just cook me whatever i wanted. that's not the point of going to a restaurant.
3. "A Tasty Fungus, Stirring Dreams and Lawsuits." hillsborough, north carolina gets famous for truffles. or tries.
4. "My Unhealthy Diet? It Got Me This Far." some older folks, including BLACK PANTHER BOBBY SEALE, talk about their fatty diets and attempts (or lack thereof) to shape up.