Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Why I'm never becoming a restaurant critic in Taiwan. The Taipei Times reports that a local food blogger was just sentenced to 30 days in jail and almost $7,000 in fines for writ ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. PBR done with hipsters. The story of how Pabst Blue Ribbon went from dying brand to an accessory as beloved by 20-somethings as oversized sunglasses and inked forearms is a model ... More >>
This holiday movie will make you very, very Kranky
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This season's cinema demands attention
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