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A Sandwich Shop Ups Its Game

Ed Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Levine

It was only a matter of time before 'wichcraft, Tom Colicchio's very solid sandwich bar in the Flatiron, started serving dinner.

Support Our Troops: The Senate Porkers' Approach

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

In 30 years on Capitol Hill, I never saw Congress mangle the defense budget as badly as this year. Despite that, I see signs that we might be on the cusp of a change for the better.

Perfect Pulled Pork

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

This process, which can take 8-12 hours or more, is the quintessence of smoke cooking. Lazy, slow, easy, fragrant.

Pork Industry Bailout Request Full of Fat

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Our government actually bails out the pork industry when it overproduces and buys up volumes of surplus pork, typically by dumping these surplus commodities into our nation's schools and food programs.

Senate/Assembly Pork: Who's Getting the Choicest Cuts?

Times Union | Times Union | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Under Democratic control of the Senate, upstate lost nearly $26 million in member items, the discretionary grants doled out by legislators commonly ca...

Behind the Scenes with a Real Iron Chef

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

Competitive barbecue may be the fastest growing sport in the nation. Many of the cooks are part of a band of roving gypsies who drive for days to go for gold and glory.

Pig Roasts: The Latest NYC Restaurant Trend

Ed Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Levine

Beef and chicken, so has been. Pork is in.

Stimulus Has Millions In Spending On Actual Pork, Ham

New York Post | GEOFF EARLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Millions of dollars for pork. No, we mean actual pork. The NY Post reports today that the government is going on a stimulus spending "deli run," with ...

How Pork Rinds Are Made (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In case you haven't gotten enough behind-the-scenes industrial food production footage from Food, Inc., we've got a video for you. Highlights include ...

Common Sense vs. the Military-Industrial-Political-Complex on the Floor of the U.S. House Today

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

The Defense bill Congress takes up today is less about meeting the national defense needs of the United States and more about meeting the pork-barrel political needs of Washington politicians.

Has Change Come to the South?

David Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Parker

In the French Quarter, bartenders still look like strippers, strippers still look like prostitutes and prostitutes still look like, well, they also look like prostitutes.

Does the Waxman-Markey Bill "Give Away 85% of Allowances to Polluters"?

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

As the Waxman-Markey climate/energy bill nears a make-or-break vote in the House, those who work to improve it need more than ever to understand it first.

Will Zoe Loefgrin Vote $108 Billion For European Banks While California Goes Bankrupt?

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

How will Loefgin justify giving $108 billion in loan guarantees to European banks while her own state goes bankrupt? How will anybody?

Make Your Own Signature BBQ Sauce: A Taxonomy of America's Regional BBQ Sauces

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

Barbecue has evolved along disparate paths around the nation, led down these trails by the racial and ethnic immigrants who settled there. Indeed, barbecue sauce is a cultural phenomenon.

Celebrating Mexican Pork Day

Carolynn Carreño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Carolynn Carreño

My favorite Poblano dish to make, partly because it is infinitely quicker and easier than the better known mole Poblano, is tinga, a dish of pulled pork bound by a sauce of onions and chipotle.

Doth Smithfield Protest Too Much? Swine Flu Brings Focus to Factory Farm Practices

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

As I wrote earlier this week, the virus formerly known as the swine flu (although the CDC continues to say that indeed the H1N1 strain does, as initia...

Are Contrarians Helping or Hurting the Food Movement? Pork Op-Ed in NYT a Shill for Big Ag

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

It seems that the New York Times, in its desperation to sell papers, fell into the trap of story building over truth-finding.

Ryan Grim

Dems Target GOP Congressman's Paper Trail Of Pork

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the ground shifts, politicians still standing often are left to explain positions that made plenty of sense on the old terrain but are now more c...

Bachmann Admits She Took Earmarks After Claiming Otherwise

Minnesota Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just days after saying she had requested zero earmarks for her district, Rep. Michele Bachmann admitted to Fox News' Brian Wilson that she had indeed ...

Earmarks -- What's All the Fuss About!

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Jeffers

Earmarks will not be abandoned, as they are wanted, needed, and counted on.

Pssst, They're Stealing from You. Again.

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Despite our president's pledge to ban all earmarks, the Omnibus spending bill is loaded with ridiculous, wasteful projects that have absolutely nothing to do with keeping the federal government operating.

Media Focus On Earmarks Allows Omnibus Opponents To Control Debate

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Numerous media outlets have devoted significant coverage to the earmarks contained in the pending omnibus appropriations bill, even though, according ...

Goldilocks and a Nation of Bears

Annabelle Gurwitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Annabelle Gurwitch

We should really think twice about making instant judgments. Sometimes what smells like "pork" is really just smoked tofu.

Ryan Grim

Reid Spokesman: Anti-Earmark Crusader A "Partisan Hack"

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking on the Senate floor on Wednesday evening, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) got under the fingernails of the government watchdog group Taxpay...

"Earmarks" in Omnibus Budget Bill: Not Pork, Just Obama Proving He Can Be Taught

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

So there's some pork in the budget, and Republicans want it out, and if some of it comes out then they can claim they made Obama blink, and maybe they'll vote for it? Wow!