Did a server work less because I ordered a $40 bottle of wine than if I had ordered a $400 one? Should I feel a little bit bad when I’m a party of three on a table for four, as the waiter is getting stiffed on 25 percent of his or her optimal tip?
food & sustainability — #
From the multimillionaire chefs who claim to be just like the rest of us to the multinationals making public health policy, there’s something a bit iffy about the new food culture
food & technology — #
The cold of your fridge is actually ruining a lot of your (expensive, local, bought at the farmer’s market) produce. An artist’s project finds ways to use the way fruits and vegetables spoil to keep them fresh, the old-fashioned way.
Wrap your brain around this: in 1822, we ate the amount of added sugar in one 12 ounce can of soda every five days, while today we eat that much sugar every seven hours.
NSFW due to the topical but hardly necessary use of old-fashioned pin-up playing cards featuring nudes.