weekly round-up of our favorite finds from the front lines of food
Moët & Chandon focuses on novelty with a Champagne vending machine. But when they fall through the machine does it make the champagne foam up?
Take that Yeo Valley — UK young farmer pics that are NSFW. It's for charity, of course.
The new anthology The Hungry Ear, food and poetry is out. As the blurb copy points out: "Food and poetry: in so many ways, a natural pairing, from prayers over bread to street vendor songs....And we all know food is more than food: it's identity and culture. Our days are marked by meals; our seasons are marked by celebrations. We plant in spring; harvest in fall. We labor over hot stoves; we treat ourselves to special meals out. Food is nurture; it's comfort; it's reward." Poets featured in the anthology include: Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Frost, Allen Ginsberg, Langston Hughes, Frank O'Hara, Sharon Olds, Mary Oliver, Adrienne Rich, and Gertrude Stein
Drinks to Get You Through a Marathon Meal — and that work all season long.
Alas, it's not all cocktails, poetry and naked farmers. The sad news: Canada approves production of GM salmon eggs on commercial scale