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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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Linkage (Sweet Things Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: The Crumbs cupcake-bakery chain, which closed all its stores last week, may be resurrected in some locations as early as next year. Think cupcakes are passĂ©? Try cake cups instead. (I tried these at Bee’s Knees Greenwich Village … Continue reading

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Linkage (Fermented Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: The FDA will soon ban cheese aged on wooden boards, which is to say, most of the good ones. In more cheesy news, you can now “finally” visit a vegan cheese shop in Brooklyn. Looking for the … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Explore Angkor Wat. Racism or not? Are you a positive person or a negative person? Given how dull many jobs are, I’m surprised this kind of thing doesn’t happen a lot more often. Felix Baumgartner — the … Continue reading

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Linkage (Food and Drink Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: Meathead of AmazingRibs not only knows his meats, he knows his pizza. Check out his taxonomy of American ‘za styles. Why foie gras production is not cruel to ducks. The indispensable Jeffrey Steingarten asks: Is true happiness … Continue reading

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