Instant Coffee is Still Big Business. Just not here.

July 7, 2014

  [Nescafé ads of the world  l-r:  India, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Russia, China, Turkey] [...]

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You Had Me At Goodbye: Candy at the Cash Register

July 1, 2014



Everyone Wants to Walk to the Coffee Shop

June 26, 2014

Urbanologists call it The Great Inversion. The last half century was spent fleeing the blight [...]

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From Dot-Com to Dot-Whatever

June 24, 2014

  The internet is too big to be contained by .com, .net, .org, and .gov.The organization in charge of [...]


What’s The Pig Idea?

June 19, 2014

  Before garbage disposals and Hefty trash bags; before street cleaners, incinerators, sanitation departments, and [...]

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Is ‘Orange Is The New Black’ really just a cooking show set in prison?

June 17, 2014

    The question was first posed on Digg, further probed on Slate, and is hotly debated in fan [...]


Let’s All Play the “Would You Rather” Game

June 12, 2014

            It’s a party game, a conversation starter, and an [...]

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If You Only Get One Fart App

June 10, 2014

  Go on, search for fart app. You’ll be stunned by what you find (assuming you’re [...]


Oh, The Things You Can Do with Marshmallows

June 9, 2014

Imagine a world without marshmallows.  It would be a world without Moon Pies, Mallomars, or Rocky [...]

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Will Fast Food Ruin the Bánh Mì ?

June 6, 2014

  The buzz on Bánh Mì is that it’s going to be the next big [...]


Detroit: From Food Desert to Food Sovereignty

June 4, 2014

      There aren’t enough jobs, enough people, or enough tax revenue, but one thing [...]


Naming and Shaming the Food Brands

June 2, 2014

 Who’s Behind the Brand?     The average American supermarket carries nearly 40,000 products. It sounds like [...]


Maya Angelou: A Multi-Hyphenated Life

May 30, 2014

Author-poet-teacher-filmmaker-actor-activist-cookbook author Yes, cookbook author.It’s really not so surprising. Food is art, communication, nourishment, connection. [...]

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Skincare Company Launches First-Ever Drinkable Sunscreen

May 27, 2014

  Just in time for summer, Colorado-based Osmosis Skin Care is promoting its drinkable sunscreen.Take [...]


Your Next Nosh: The Best New Treats from the Sweets & Snacks Expo

May 23, 2014

  There were plenty of smiles when the annual Sweets & Snacks Expo wrapped up [...]

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