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Your new favorite food magazine: http://www.eater.com/2015/3/5/8155773/heres-your-new-favorite-food-magazine-gout  I would pay money to get a new cover every month!

 

Plus, in the "Related Items" section underneath the magazine, there's a link to a video entitled "How to Make Stock With The Slanted Door's Charles Phan."


"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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The Onion chimes in about eating.

 

 

Shedding new light on the biological underpinnings behind the behavior, scientists at Brown University announced Tuesday that eating appears to serve a number of key functions besides relieving anxiety.


"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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Hey Alex,

 

Back on page two, in the last post of that page, you posted a link to a card about Fusilli and Vermicelli that was very amusing, and also a link from the New Yorker from 20 years ago that you said reminded you of the card which depicts a cartoon anthropomorphized rigatoni picking up the phone with the caption, "Fusilli, you crazy bastard! How are you?"

 

I get that one, and the other two food-related cartoons under the main one on the New Yorker page. http://www.condenaststore.com/-sp/Fusilli-you-crazy-bastard-How-are-you-New-Yorker-Cartoon-Prints_i10276284_.htm

 

My question is: what does the third cartoon with the guillotine and the pigeons, with a couple of soldier-looking guys staring at this scene with the caption "The bagels, they just keep getting bigger, no?" mean. I don't get this one, and it's still bugging me.

 

I ran it by my husband, and he didn't get it either. Do you, or anyone else, know?


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My question is: what does the third cartoon with the guillotine and the pigeons, with a couple of soldier-looking guys staring at this scene with the caption "The bagels, they just keep getting bigger, no?" mean. I don't get this one, and it's still bugging me.

 

TftC, see here (bagel guillotine) and here (NYT article about bagels).

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"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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A recent food-related cartoon from The New Yorker. Keyword: bacon


"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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Here's one I did.

 

Happy Easter to all!

 

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Most amusing.


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AVBytes created a musical love tale about an apple and a tomato:



Edited by CeeCee (log)

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Thanks tinyragebaking,

 

It's one of my pet peeves to see expensive and perfectly prepared ingredients nice and hot, ready to be eaten and enjoyed, divided into ridiculously tiny portions, spread out, cooled off, and meticulously (and time-consuminly, while the lovely comestibles cool even more) overly garnished for no known reason.

 

I can see it as art. I just fail to see it as cuisine fit for consumption.

 

 

I found the above amusing, although, I'm a firm believer in free-range chicken.

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I had forgotten all about this Calvin and Hobbes, which I liked just as much the first time around.

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"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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Jim Gaffigan's standup is hilarious and most of it is about food. He recently came out with a book called "Food: A Love Story" that's quite funny. I listened to the audiobook on a recent car trip and it got a lot of laughs.

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"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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The Awkward Yeti again: The Organs Have Their Say

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"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."  -George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Act 1

 

Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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