Daily Archives: August 24, 2019

On The Logistics Of The Chicken Wars

As I have made clear on several occasions, I am very fond of beefs between competing restaurants [1].  Earlier this week social media (or at least that portion of it I was paying attention to) was filled with a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Consider The Fork

Consider The Fork:  A History Of How We Cook And Eat, by Bee Wilson I must admit that I liked this book a great deal, since it tends to look at items we take for granted and ways of eating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death In The Pot

Death In The Pot:  The Impact Of Food Poisoning On History, by Morton Satin There is a surprisingly large amount of importance that food poisoning has on the course of history, and this author demonstrates that there is a highly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Graves Are Walking

The Graves Are Walking:  The Great Famine And The Saga Of The Irish People, by John Kelly I am not sure whether the historian of this book deserves blame, but when reading a book I felt rather exasperated at the … Continue reading

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