Category Archives: Food

Locavorism at its purest and most insane.

Eating local is expensive and time-consuming, which is why this consumerist movement will not easily trickle down into mass society. It requires a willful abstinence from convenience and plenty, a core promise of the modern world. Our bountiful era is predicated on the division of labor: We don’t sew our own clothes, we don’t build […]
Also posted in Journalism, New York | 4 Comments

Natural selection in the confectionary world

I don’t get it, but I LOL’ed: Whenever I get a package of plain M&Ms, I make it my duty to continue the strength and robustness of the candy as a species. To this end, I hold M&M duels. Taking two candies between my thumb and forefinger, I apply pressure, squeezing them together until one […]
Also posted in Strange Anthropology | Leave a comment

Real Food

The most indulgent part about being done school and thrust into the working world is that I always come home at a reliable time. Which means I can cook dinner once more. The absense of this ritual this past school year was excruciating — how I hated scurrying over to the Dominion supermarket across the […]
Posted in Food | 1 Comment

Favourite things…

Finding two Shreddies still stuck together side by side, uncut, in your box of cereal. They’re made to be with each other! (Also, can I talk about how much I love the “Diamond Shreddies” ad campaign for this deliciously waffled whole wheat delight? An intern came up with the whole concept. Sometimes I think about […]
Also posted in Nostalgia | Leave a comment

Up, Down, A, B: The consumerist’s roundup.

Also known as… Things I Really Love These Days Rayman’s Rabid Rabbids: This game is so awesome. If you are amused by the following: shooting toilet plungers at rabid, wild-eyed bunnies dancing a la Dance Dance Revolution to a bunny-sung rendition of such classics as “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” “Rapper’s Delight,” and “La Bamba” […]
Also posted in Journalism, Materialism | 3 Comments