We are not idiots and none of us expects to see the brick-by-brick dismantling of McDonald's worldwide. But we live in a world with a billion people starving and another billion overweight. There must be a better way.
Speed dishonors our food and us, replacing quality and joy with quantity and lack of sensitivity. It's time to recover and rediscover the joys of the shared meal, to embrace the seduction of a food-scented kitchen.
Looking very Julia Child-like, actor Meryl Streep stepped up to the press conference table in a long grey dress. Her interview partner Stanley Tucci -- who plays Child's husband, Paul -- is clad in a dark sport coat and white open shirt.