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Shut up and eat? We could use less formality in our restaurants for starters...

The latest issue of The New Yorker magazine is an interesting fish. Its nominal concern is food. But within its pages is an essay by John Lanchester, the former food critic of The Observer and latterly The Guardian, in which he argues, over 2,708 deftly chosen words, that foodie-ness has gone too far and that we in the West have come to consider the food we eat as a form of self-expression – a sort of Everyman's easel and paints – and that really it has all gone too far.

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Chick-fil-A planning three Washington restaurants

Chick-fil-A is coming back to Washington state. The Southern fast food company held groundbreaking ceremonies this week for new outlets in Bellevue, Lynnwood and Tacoma. If all goes as expected, they'll open in the spring. The Bellevue branch at 715 116th Ave. N.E. will seat 48 inside and have outdoor seating for 46. A...

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Texas Company Recalls Sausage-Like Products for Possible Temperature Abuse | Food Safety News

Carlton Foods of New Braunfels, TX, is recalling approximately 25,764 pounds of fresh Boudin products produced with pre-cooked rice that may have experienced temperature abuse and may contain an emetic toxin produced by Bacillus cereus, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday. The Boudin (sausage-like) products were produced on Aug. 22, 2014, through... Continue Reading

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