The Pleasures of Mustard Oil; The Beauty of Having a Butcher


According to a new study, fast food is most popular among the middle class. [CSP]

On that note, researchers say overwhelming evidence shows fatty foods are as addictive as cocaine. [Bloomberg]

New York chefs like Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Alex Raij have discovered the pleasures of mustard oil. [NY Times]

Breadfruit could be the food of the future: It grows in huge quantities and is high in nutrients. The only problem is that it’s terribly bland. [Wall Street Journal]

A new breed of wine bar has great bottle lists without the pomp and pretension that used to accompany wine bars. [NY Post]

Occupy Wall Street protesters are being blamed for shutting down Milk Street Café and getting staff fired. [NY Post]

Buying from a butcher is more than just purchasing cuts of meat you’ll never find at the supermarket. It’s about the human interaction. [NY Times]