Small Plates: Monday, 7/9




Dude always creeped me out.
  • Dude always creeped me out.

Dude always creeped me out.

For your morning coffee (or that first break of a long work week):

- A scientist at my undergrad alma mater, the University of Maryland, College Park, is trying to design a better strawberry. (Baltimore Sun)

- A movement trying to unite kosher practices with concern for the environment. (Washington Post)

- Snack food packages that deliver exactly 100 calories of food are hot. But how much food does 100 calories equal? (New York Times)

- How offensive could deep-fried carp in a sweet-and-sour sauce be? Uh, very. (AP via

Update: Oh, man. I didn't even notice the video that accompanies the carp story. Not exactly NSFW, but not very pleasant. Do not watch before eating.

-Ian Froeb

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