The Post reports: John D. Podesta, who was chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and is one of the Democratic Party’s most experienced strategists, is joining the White House to help President Obama salvage what has become a difficult second term. Podesta, who has been an outside adviser to Obama since leading his presidential […]
John Cook of GeekWire reports, “Concurix, a Kirkland startup led by former AOL Chief Technology Officer Alexander Gounares, has $1 million in fresh capital that it will use to continue development of a monitoring service that helps developers visualize millions of lines of codes. Show More Summary
Attacks on scientific consensus on climate change mirror tactics of tobacco industry (via Skeptical Science) Posted on 29 November 2013 by John Cook The importance of public perception of scientific consensus has been established in a number of studies (e.g., here, here and here). Perhaps nothing underscores its importance as much as the effort that [...]
An interesting panel discussion by the reporters who broke and then pursued the Rob Ford Crack and Everything Else scandal (including Robyn Doolittle and Michael Cooke, alas without John Cook). Fascinating details about the reporting, the Mayor and some hints about the expected epic new document dump next Friday. Video after the jump... Read More ?
4.97 / 5 Stars | 29 Reviews by Chef John "The biggest myth in all of American cookery is the belief that a juicy, perfectly cooked turkey is difficult for the novice cook to achieve. One of the secrets to a moist, delicious, and beautiful turkey is spreading butter under the skin. Show More Summary
A contractor working undercover for the non-governmental organization known as Compassion Over Killing is now being charged with animal cruelty in Colorado. Weld County Sheriff John B. Cooke said videographer Taylor Radig is chargedShow More Summary
Lee Tiernan is head chef of St. John Bread & Wine, East London's little sister to the world-famous St. John Bar & Restaurant, in Smithfield. Once he was done cooking up some pig's head blood cakes, he took us to Tooting's finest curry house, Lahore Karahi, where we were nearly set on fire by the open-flame stoves in the kitchen. Show More Summary
In New Orleans chef John Besh's third cookbook, Cooking from the Heart: My Favorite Lessons Learned Along the Way, he gets old school. Not like mid-century devils on horseback and highballs old school, but like Michelin-starred, Black Forest and...
Dr. John communicates with the cheftestants telepathically. These mid-season episodes of Top Chef are tricky; there are literally too many cooks in the kitchen. Things can get a little monotonous as we weed out the last few obvious non-winners. Show More Summary
We’ve all been subjected to the incessant “97% of scientists agree …global warming…blah blah” meme, which is nothing more than another statistical fabrication by John Cook and his collection of “anything for the cause” zealots. As has been previously pointed … Continue reading ?
Earlier this year, I planned a short trip to New Orleans. The purpose of the trip? Eating. And boy did I eat well. We visited some truly memorable restaurants and John Besh’s restaurants, some of the best in NOLA, had to be on the list. Well at least one. We ended up at Domenica. It […]
John Colapino reports that used commercial cooking oil has quickly gone from being a cheap additive for animal feed to a sought-after component of biofuels – and thieves are taking notice: A decade ago, used grease traded on the Chicago commodities exchange for less than eight cents a pound. Now it can go for more than […]
John Crudele at the New York Post reports an astounding accusation: In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington. The decline — from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September — might not have been […]
John Hodgman loves cooking eggs, and he knows pretty much everything there is to know about the subject. The Daily Show correspondent waxes poetic on his profound appreciation for eggs in the latest installment of Vanity Fair's the Snob's Dictionary. Show More Summary
BY: JOHN S. CRAIN Dana Goodyear’s new book “Anything That Moves” chronicles three years the author spent living and eating with “foodies”—the cooks, restaurateurs and gourmands at the edge of their crafts, at the edge of cultural acceptability and, unexpectedly often, at the edge of the...
Three men working at the Quanah Cattle Company about 60 miles north of Denver were charged with animal cruelty on Friday by Weld County Sheriff John Cooke. If convicted, each man will be jailed for six to 18 months and fined $500 to $5,000. The three local men also lost their jobs. They are charged... Continue Reading
The first time that the chef and restaurateur John Gorham ate something I’d cooked was also the first time he came to my house. By then, in the summer of 2011, John was well known for his two restaurants in Portland, Oregon: Toro Bravo, a popular Spanish-inspired spot, and Tasty n Sons, a neighborhood brunch go-to. Show More Summary
? John Creger, a Le Cirque alum, is the new executive chef at Gradisca Ristorante in the West Village. Creger, who has cooked under Marc Forgione, Masaharu Morimoto, and David Burke, will churn out Italian dishes. [Grub Street] ? This Saturday, Smorgasburg will host two cookbook signings at the Greenlight Bookstore market booth. Show More Summary
… ingenious chapter of fiction that any brain ever conceived, or hands traced. So wrote Philip Pendleton Cooke (you remember… John Esten Cooke’s older brother), in August 1846, when sharing his thoughts with Edgar Allan Poe regarding Poe’s The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar The quote seems amazing to me… to think, not just that […]
On today's episode, National Review's Charles C. W. Cooke joins Ace, Gabe, Drew, John and me to discuss the ongoing Obamacare debacle, this week's NJ and VA gubernatorial elections and the joy of mocking the thin-skinned left. [MP3 Download] |...