While men cooking at home frequently raise an eyebrow, restaurant chefs are, if anything, considered more masculine for what they do. Who’s gruffer than Anthony Bourdain? Who’s more brazen than Mario Batali? And look at how those Japanese Iron Chefs wield their knives like action stars.
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Today's Message from Self-Appointed 'Chronicler of the Miraculous,' Megachurch Ministries: Soy Makes Your Wrists Weak
Grub Street points us to uberconservative parachurchman Jim Rutz's hilarious rant on soy, which he claims makes boys gay and women hysterical. "Soy is feminizing, and commonly leads to a decrease in the size of the penis, sexual confusion and homosexuality," Rutz claims. "At the extreme, the damage can be fatal." My favorite response, by an anonymous rager: "Are you an idiot? What's your next theory, [that] eating chicken wings makes people black?"...