Tag: food

The ugly truth about cheap meat

There is an investigative series currently running in the Chicago Tribune that I find quite remarkable and which I think everyone should read. It’s called “The Price of Pork,” and it exposes abusive practices and environmental harms perpetrated by the pork industry. I find it remarkable because it is fairly rare for a major metropolitan,... Read more »

Taste of Chicago: A Non-Meat Eater’s Guide to Carnivore Nirvana

The Taste is upon us once again. After avoiding it like a bad cold for almost a decade, reports that a bunch of new restaurants were joining the stale old lineup of Robinson’s Ribs, Billy Goat and Eli’s Cheesecake piqued my curiosity. Dare I venture back into the belly of the beast? After reading the... Read more »