links for 2006-10-02
Created 2006-10-02 03:33
Op-ed piece in the NY Daily News about the proposal to ban trans-fats in NYC. (There is a hilarioius NY Times satirical piece about this but it's only availble to Times Select subscribers...) How in the world are they going to reinforce this ban if it goe
Hooray for Frosted Mini-Wheats (I love those. I also love the unfrosted kind.)
The overview of the report, from Consumer Reports. (You need to be a subscriber to read the complete reports though.)
Interesting though I hate when they don't include the actual links to those sites.
Channel 4 in the UK is going to air a documentary series called "Super Skinny" next year where participating women will go on various trendy extreme diets. I'm not sure if this is 'shock journalism' or just a horrible idea.
[Thinner women models] "..tend to be more likeable and pleasant too - an idealised version of themselves. Unfortunate but I think they are right.
Commander's Palace, a must-stop destination for any serious foodie, is back in business. The world is a better place.
The owner of the celebrated Fat Duck in Berkshire, England, voted the best restaurant in the world (I sort of wonder why he doesn't get as much attention as Ferran Adria in the U.S.? Maybe he's not eccentric enough?)
Organics are being taken over by agri-business. A number of questions raised on this whole subject. (thanks Mimi!)
Selling vodka with a soft-porn-ish bondage theme... sort of safe for work (unless you are under 21, but i don't think that has to do with the bondage)