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My 8 Favorite Carne Asada Tacos in Chicago

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 5 comments

Chicago is a steak taco town. Sure, we have loads of other enticing options, but if I had to pick the most common taco filling around, carne asada reigns supreme. Here are my eight favorite. More

Carbon-Neutral Coffee Presents an Interesting Reform to Food Production

Leah Douglas 1 comment

This past week, a coffee growers cooperative from the Santa Maria de Dota region of Costa Rica announced its plans to export the first "carbon neutral" coffee. Coopedota R.L., a cooperative of 800 growers, has been working for 12 years to achieve carbon-neutral status. The certification, titled PAS 2060, was enacted in April 2010 by the British Standards Institute, an independent standards group. Since its announcement, it has been considered a good international standard for carbon neutrality by many experts and corporations. More

Chicago's Best Steak Taco at Carbon

Chicago Michael Nagrant 1 comment

[Photograph: Michael Nagrant] I like a steak taco that doesn't look like it's been hacked to death by Edward Scissorhands. But, rather than cutting skirt steak nicely across the grain in reasonably sized slivers, most of the Chicago taquerias... More

'The Ring of Truth: Atoms,' with Julia Child

Lia Bulaong Post a comment

If you enjoyed the video of hand-pulled noodles to teach physics from the physicist Philip Morrison's 1987 PBS show The Ring of Truth: Atoms that I posted Wednesday, here's another from the same series—Julia Child isolating carbon.... More

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