thoughts of food

Vegetable oils

From food entrepreneur Justin Mares. “I’m seeing more and more people rely on randomized clinical trials and research to make any sort of nutritional recommendation. If there’s not a randomized clinical trial (RCT, the gold standard for determining causation in […]

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What’s on the menu?

“We’re transcribing our historical restaurant menus, dish by dish, so that they can be searched by what people were eating back in the day.” | learn more

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The invention of a new pasta shape

“For the past three years, Dan Pashman of The Sporkful podcast has been on something of a mission: to invent a new pasta shape. All of Pashman’s hard work has paid off with the debut of cascatelli pasta…” | learn more

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Lab-grown rib-eye is now a thing

“A little over two years after Israel-based start-up Aleph Farms unveiled the world’s first lab-grown steak, the company has now revealed a much more complex, thick-cut rib-eye steak. Cultivated using a novel 3D bioprinting technology, the company suggests it now […]

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An ode to Birria Tacos

After reading this, I made it a point to find birria tacos the next day. Delicious! “How birria finally took off in one of America’s best taco cities. A global pandemic, misplaced goat shanks, and fat slabs of Texas brisket […]