Why are children in rural China suddenly becoming obese? Scientists are blaming a lack of exercise and good old American food.
In this completely wacky political season... I've chosen to write a piece that has nothing whatsoever to do with politics. But some of the terminology is on loan.
There are endless ways these days to enjoy a burger, one of America's favorite comfort foods. While we'll always be fans of the classic varieties, chefs today continue to push the envelope, using a variety of patties -- beef, lamb, tuna, veggie and more -- and a myriad of inventive toppings and sauces. Here are 17 fancy burgers that'll surprise and delight even the most experienced fast-food aficionado:
America's eating has certainly changed a lot over the decades.
Breakfast comes in many different shapes and sizes, but the king of them all is the breakfast sandwich. It rules over the realm of morning meals, incorporating whatever ingredients it damn well pleases. The only bounds it knows are its book-ending slabs of carbohydrates.
Liz and myself and a few members of our inner pizza cabal have traveled around the country, sampling all the different beautiful iterations of pizza we have in America and picking the 33 best. Some of them are legendary repeats. Others are bold newcomers. All of them are delicious.
Why do you think the Vietnamese banh mi, which essentially, is a French colonial product, becomes so popular in the west (and why now), whereas the French baguette sandwich isn't making waves?