Omnivore - Wednesday food links June 17 2011
What we're reading today
After our coffee panel of a few weeks back, Jennifer Zyman and I were discussing what other blind-tasting fun we could have. Absinthe sounded like a blast, but the idea got put on the back burner for the time being. Doh! It seems the New York Times has beaten us to it - here they taste 20 absinthes, compare contrast and offer helpful hints on how to imbibe.
Eat Me Daily posts an awesome video which will both warm your heart and teach you how to make tabbouleh.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel writes on the Atlantic's food site about how the internet age could be responsible for ruining eating - if every meal is blogged, do we lose the pleasure? This is kind of interesting, but is the same hand-wringing we've been seeing for years: does the internet make privacy obsolete? Did I ruin my relationship by blogging about it? And on and on....