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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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Gluten-Free: Surging? Peaking? Declining?

Paleo Retiree writes: Back when I worked for a major media outlet, we staffers would sometimes joke that there was no better guarantee that a trend had gone past its peak and begun its decline than being chosen by our magazine … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Paul Elam interviews JudgyBitch. Death by Butoh? The latest thinking about Neanderthals and us. Steve Sailer delivers a wonderfully concise HBD intro to race. JayMan gets ready for Nicholas Wade’s new book. Kids at many colleges are … Continue reading

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Pizza, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: The best pizza in the world, as everybody knows, no longer exists. It is the pizza of your childhood*. That first magical bite sets the flavor, which you spend the rest of your life attempting to recapture. … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Find Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: One of the big pleasures for me of spending a lot of time in SoCal is the availability of cherimoyas, a fruit that looks like a hand grenade, whose flesh tastes like mango-pineapple-vanilla custard, and that was … Continue reading

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Jeepney Redux

Paleo Retiree writes: Back here I raved about Jeepney, a funky-chic Filipino restaurant in NYC’s East Village. Fun to see that Vice magazine has also discovered the pleasures of Jeepney: I’m patting myself on the back for having visited several … Continue reading

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