Last Call: Hit The Road, Pete Wells
The New York Times: Liberal Elitist Food-Eater Pete Wells has deigned to leave his Liberal Elite City to travel the country and see what amazing restaurants Real America has to offer in his new column, “Critic On The Road.” Now we can’t grumble about how he’s a Liberal Elitist. What a Liberal Elitist move.
The Huffington Post: Signs that your country’s government might be extremely corrupt include the daughter of an official sending inspectors to close a restaurant…after she wasn’t able to get a table there. What happened to just bribing the maitre’d, Mexico?
The Independent: How can a restaurant critic possibly be a vegetarian? Part of Amol Rajan’s explanation comes from his Hindu background, but the other part comes from a careful examination of the ethics of suffering — and what it takes to willfully inflict that suffering on other animals. A must-read, even for the most adamant flesh-eaters among us.
Food Is The New Rock: Chef Graham Bowles sits down with the podcast to talk about food, but also how he once cooked for Morrissey. He got this opportunity by writing him a poem, apparently; which is really the strategy that Amanda Palmer should have used to get Morrissey to record a new album.
The Tampa Tribune: Former New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow announced that he was becoming an investor in the rapidly growing, Tampa-based chicken sandwich chain PDQ. His NFL career might have just ended.