According to the Wall Street Journal, diet soda had its worst sales year ever since the discovery of aspartame, driven largely by health concerns that diet soda could be a factor in causing The Cancers, The Obesities, and The Diabeeetus.
The spontaneous, natural act of sharing a meal, eating with friends, has never seemed so carefully choreographed. The only thing that would make it more artificial is if the gray-haired director asked Zimmern to talk about banchon once more, with feeling.
A while ago, Eric Ripert, the culinary world’s most famous Buddhist, took a trip to Bhutan to tour the Aman Resorts. While he was there, however, he took some time to perform karmic actions by volunteering to make dinner at a nearby monastery. Lately he’s been reminiscing about his better, non-self-absorbed version of Eat, Pray, Love via Twitter, and as a result, the world has some gorgeous photos of his travels through Bhutan. (Also: this video of a procession at a temple.) Enjoy!