For the Love of Women and Pork

Kailin Clarke // Minneapolis, MN On our third date, we cooked polenta, on top of which we generously strewed caramelized…

The Prince of Bacon

David Sax // Toronto, ON The Fuzz discovered bacon at summer camp, as did many of us. By “The Fuzz,”…

Lai Carré (Pig Corner)

Caroline J. Mailloux // Providence, RI Upon leaving Bamako after a few intense months, it wasn’t the recollection of amoebic…

When in Mexico

Claudia Itzkowich // Montreal, QC If a business opportunity came up in Mexico in the late 1920s, a new Jewish…

An Unappetizing Temptation

Shira Bannerman // Norwood, CO I often have this feeling that my body will accidentally betray me. I worry that…

Hospital Ham Sandwich

Arnold Yoskowitz // Sarasota, FL When I was 8 or 9 years old my parents brought me to the old…

Middle East Pizza Politics

A.M. // Los Angeles, CA I had this professor of Modern Middle East history who would occasionally host class at…