September 22nd, 2014
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Sliced pork belly, soy, garlic, 7up, brown sugar, sesame oil. Crazy hot grill.

September 21st, 2014
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Rice is my co-pilot. #EverytimeIGoToABBQ

September 20th, 2014
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#PRIMECUTZ 🍖🍖🍖 (at Hot Stove Society)

September 15th, 2014
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heritageradionetwork:

Cheese royalty is in the house this week on Cutting the Curd! Join Greg Blais as he chats with Peter Dixon and Benton Brown on a candid and insightful episode of the world’s best cheese radio show. Peter Dixon is a dairy foods consultant and artisan cheesemaker. His work with people engaged in or interested in making cheese and other dairy products draws on 30 years of cheesemaking and 15 years of consulting. Peter works with dairy farmers and experienced or aspiring cheesemakers to research, develop, or improve their milk processing businesses. Benton Brown is behind Crown Finish Caves, a cheese aging operation in Brooklyn, NY. This program was brought to you by Edwards VA Ham.

heritageradionetwork:

Cheese royalty is in the house this week on Cutting the Curd! Join Greg Blais as he chats with Peter Dixon and Benton Brown on a candid and insightful episode of the world’s best cheese radio show. Peter Dixon is a dairy foods consultant and artisan cheesemaker. His work with people engaged in or interested in making cheese and other dairy products draws on 30 years of cheesemaking and 15 years of consulting. Peter works with dairy farmers and experienced or aspiring cheesemakers to research, develop, or improve their milk processing businesses. Benton Brown is behind Crown Finish Caves, a cheese aging operation in Brooklyn, NY. This program was brought to you by Edwards VA Ham.

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September 15th, 2014
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By the end of the century, the world may well have to accommodate ten billion inhabitants—roughly the equivalent of adding two new Indias. Sustaining that many people will require farmers to grow more food in the next seventy-five years than has been produced in all of human history. For most of the past ten thousand years, feeding more people simply meant farming more land. That option no longer exists; nearly every arable patch of ground has been cultivated, and irrigation for agriculture already consumes seventy per cent of the Earth’s freshwater.
Michael Specter on Vandana Shiva’s crusade against genetically modified crops. I rarely read something that changes my opinion as quickly and completely as this article. (via maxistentialist)
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September 15th, 2014
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Clams shells scooping chunky red wine tomato sauce. Blistered pita, flakes of sea salt, really good olive oil. Crunchy green beans, peppery Pecorino. Eating with our fingers. Easy, easy.

September 15th, 2014
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There is an Al’s Beef in San Jose fam - I REPEAT THERE IS AN AL’S BEEF IN SAN JOSE! Combo, dipped, hot, provolone. #midWESTcoast (at Al’s #1 Italian Beef)

September 14th, 2014
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Post wedding reward. Crushed it. (at In-N-Out Burger - Millbrae)

September 14th, 2014
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Late night scotch and cigar bar. Rad. #nilesyloveslish

September 13th, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCOOOOOOOOO! #nilesyloveslish (at Fort Mason General’s Quarters)

September 12th, 2014
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Hondashi creminis, steak, A1 & rice.

September 10th, 2014
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tuneage:

Childish Gambino: “I get it, I’m rap Jesus”

Good morning! Grab some coffee, and spend your next 40ish minutes on this Childish Gambino interview. Trust us. It’s sprawling, sporadic, and unflinchingly honest, covering everything from the events in Ferguson to the end of hip hop to the cultural movement Gambino hopes to lead, a movement so fresh and fragile it can’t yet be named, but only felt.

It’s all a deep and compelling look into one of our generation’s most intuitive hyphenate-artists, and “an important cultural figure.” He ends it with a freestyle that’s straight up fire; all together, it’s the perfect way to jump start your day.

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September 8th, 2014
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New band shirts - Show at the 2Bit saloon on September 18! :) #Seattle #AppleSka (at 2Bit Saloon)

September 7th, 2014
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Kusshis, lemon, Tabasco. Bourbon, lemonade, ice. Conversation and laughter. Doors wide open, letting the summer wind through. Related note, woke up thirsty as hell. lol.

September 6th, 2014
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Grilled corn, pork chop & buttery noodles.

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