Category Archives: Food and health

Working Out at the Gym in 2014

Paleo Retiree writes:

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Linkage (Deep-Fried Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: The cronut is so last year. Now there exists a “Ramnut”, a confection made out of ramen noodles. (And don’t tell me you didn’t have one fleeting dirty thought at the sight of the word “Ramnut”, because … Continue reading

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Beer Day Out

Eddie Pensier writes: If you were imagining an ideal way to spend a warm spring Saturday, it might involve dozens of beers and tasty ethnic nibbles. Such was the case at Beer Day Out, a festival of craft beers sponsored by … Continue reading

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Food-and-Eating Smackdown: Bobby Flay’s Gato vs. Madison Square Eats

Paleo Retiree writes: In one corner: Gato, located in NYC’s NoHo, and the latest creation of celebrity chef Bobby Flay. The Question Lady and I have been eating Flay’s food since the days of his pre-Food Network restaurant Miracle Grill. We … Continue reading

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Linkage (Chocolate Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: One unexpected consequence of the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa: cacao prices are skyrocketing. There’s an entire chocolate-themed hotel in the UK. Friend-of-blog Bruce Hill taste-tests chocolate made from South Pacific origin beans, on Radio Australia’s Pacific … Continue reading

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Belcampo Meat Co. at Grand Central Market

Blowhard, Esq. writes: L.A.’s Grand Central Market has been undergoing a renaissance over the past few years. When a friend and I were there three years ago, the food offerings ranged from mediocre to lousy. While the middling places we ate … Continue reading

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Blowhard Esq.’s Tea Chronicles: Boxwood Cafe at The London West Hollywood

Blowhard, Esq. writes: If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ve probably developed a certain image in your mind of how I am in real life. No doubt you think of me as a mega-Alpha male not unlike a … Continue reading

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