On Tuesday, RFT Music posted a list of the best and worst band names at this year's South By Southwest. The Ghost Wolves was deemed the sixth worst name, leading the Austin, Texas duo to send this email in response: "Just fyi - our name isn't "trendy" ... we actually travel with a 125 pound arctic ... More >>
Ethical questions about meat get literary treatment. (The Austin American-Statesman)Want to be a culinary entrepreneur? Here's how. (The New York Times)What your beer says about you. (Advertising Age)A glimpse at "Whining and Dining" with kids. (Memphis Commercial-Appeal)Not a fan of choco ... More >>
www.joelesko.com Gut Check is having a better day than Eliot Spitzer. Don't trust the Gorton's fisherman? Frozen fish fillets from Gorton's have now been recalled in 11 states due to the presence of "harmless" over-the-counter herbal supplements. (AP) Looks like John Mackey, a.k.a. rahodeb, stil ... More >>
Whole Foods will not remove single-ingredient foods from China. Competitor Trader Joe's recently announced that it would. (Austin-American Statesman) Two interesting stories on the relationship between immigration and the restaurant biz: First, in Great Britain, new immigration policies have led t ... More >>
China hosts an international conference on food safety. That's it. No snide comment necessary, really. (AP) www.drvino.com Will the, um, mystical properties of water derail the bottled-water backlash? What the hell am I talking about, again? (New York Times) Whole Foods is launching its ... More >>
A Web site asks Beatle Bob to halt his happy feet
Editor Cole Campbell has left in his dinghy, and the mutineers at the Post-Dispatch are jubilant. Now, the flagship is listing and the crew has no idea where it's headed.