Omnivore - George Washington's beer, 'Top Chef' on Broadway and flash mob restaurants
News from the Internet today and this week
"The Olmecs referred to fermented agave as 'a delight for the gods and priests,' and the Aztecs worshiped Mayahuel, goddess of maguey, who was followed everywhere by a cohort of 400 drunken rabbits." Oh Tequila, you are magical.
Your gluten-free food may not be entirely gluten free, because the FDA still hasn't released the guidelines, despite being past its three-year deadline from Congress.
What? How? Why? "Top Chef" on Broadway: This a thing that could seriously happen. Hooty hoo! Just imagine: Hugh Acheson making wild facial movements coupled with jazz hands while Mike Isabella and Richard Blais fight over ricotta. Who gets a spotlight solo in the climax of the third act?
SOMEONE CALL NICOLAS CAGE. National Treasure 4: The Secret of the Founding Father's Brew. The New York Public Library has released George Washington's very own beer recipe. Just in time for raucous nationalism!
CL parenting tip No. 45892: PCP isn't good for toddlers, even with macaroni and cheese.
The L Train to Brooklyn was briefly transformed into a gourmet dining car recently.
Next up-and-coming libation trend: Mead.
For £30, you can help manage Wimpole Home Farm, in Cambridgeshire, U.K., online.