Where Bourbon Really Got Its Name: Bourbon may not get its name from Bourbon County, according to Louisville, Kentucky-based historian Michael Veach. Instead, he argues that the name probably came from New Orleans’ Bourbon Street, to where French distillers, who made the whiskey in Kentucky,…
We have learned to see that food is not a ghetto, it is a door. You can use food to talk about the environment. You can use food to talk about culture. You can use food to talk about politics.
—A fantastic conversation with Michael Pollan, author of the most important food politics book of the past half-century, whose most recent tome, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, is an absolute must-read. (via explore-blog)
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So good. Adding to run playlist.