The Red Mug

Lisa Radding // Hoboken, NJ The first thing I noticed in the freezer of my new college apartment was the…

The Missing Ingredient

Paula Cairney // London, UK As first dates go, things were going pretty well. Stephen was someone I’d met a…

The Chimerical Beef Salami

Jackie Lilinshtein // New York, NY At one time in my life, I did believe that the most delicious kosher…

Ham For Lunch in Tehran

Marina Nemat // Toronto, ON I was born in 1965 in Tehran, Iran. Back then, Iran was not an Islamic…

Pork Chops: Contradiction

Editor’s note: Meat eating is often intellectually inconsistent. If pork belly was referred to as pig’s underside, would it still…

Artisanal Chocolate Temptations

Deborah Prinz // New York, NY Having explored many chocolate shows, festivals and boutiques in several countries over the previous…

Number One

Adam Chandler // Brooklyn, NY Like many, my childhood Saturday morning routine consisted of a giddy, almost manic awakening at…