The newest MIX Magazine includes a feature by Paul Clarke about floral cocktails. He includes two of mine from Metrovino.
The dumbest story of the week was about Obama eating dog as a child. For a much more interesting look at the topic, see this recent NPR report about evolving norms in China. (I ate dog once. It tasted terrierble.)
Dave Arnold’s primer on cooking with liquid nitrogen is fascinating, awesome, and a little bit terrifying.
New regulations in Japan may shut down its cat cafes.
Another shot at IP protection for magic performance: Teller takes a Dutch copycat to court.
One of my favorite Portland food writers, Jen Stevenson, has a new site dedicated to various events going on in the city.
[Photo by Thomas Boyd.]