More Raw Milk, Please

I received an e-mail today from Margaret Neumann, the Legislative Assistant to Missouri State Representative Belinda Harris. In the e-mail, Ms Neumann writes, “Rep. Harris has House Bill 1901 dealing with raw milk. Last year the State Milk Board sent out letters to various raw milk producers stating they must become certified through the State […]

More News on Rising Food Prices

Here’s a great article from Keith Good at that summarizes much of the recent press about rising food prices around the world. Food Cost Issues Continue to Percolate

I Heart Anthony Bourdain

As evidenced by its listing in the “Current Obsessions” section of this blog (scroll down, and look to your right), I quite fancy No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain’s kick-ass show on The Travel Channel. Actually, I quite fancy Anthony Bourdain himself. For those of you who don’t know him, Bourdain is the “Chef-at-Large” of Brasserie Les […]

I Love Bacon and Eggs Too, But …

I love bacon. And I love eggs. I love them mixed together. I love them mixed together with veggies and cheese too. But … together like this? It’s wrong, right? Check out these “Bacon and Eggs” t-shirts and aprons from Individualitee, a very cool design company who has just managed to unnerve me a bit […]

Yo, Peeps!

If any of my coworkers are reading this blog, they’ve probably seen the year-old boxes of petrified Peeps in my office … and they may be aware of my nutty plans for said Peeps (don’t worry … pictures will be posted here). In the meantime, The Washington Post is hosting their first-ever Peeps Diorama Contest, […]


The i-Squared Dinner Club recently dined at Mango, a very lovely Peruvian restaurant in Shrewsbury (we missed you, Knuckles). Awaiting us on the table were “cancha & chifles.” Cancha are salty, fried corn kernels, and chifles are salty chips made from plantain. They were served with a very tasty creamy pesto and spinach dipping sauce. […]