JEREMIAH TOWER, A FORGOTTEN FATHER OF THE AMERICAN FOOD REVOLUTION

Jeremiah Tower has long been underappreciated in the annals of American culinary history. A new documentary produced by Anthony Bourdain attempts to set the record straight.PHOTOGRAPH BY MATTHEW NAYTHONS / THE LIFE IMAGES COLLECTION / GETTY   The American food movement—local, seasonal, organic, chef-proud—has an undisputed mother: Alice Waters, the founder of the pioneering restaurant Chez Panisse, in Berkeley, California. Its father, Jeremiah Tower, ran away to Mexico and has been periodically proclaiming paternity rights ever since. The purpose of the strange and compelling new documentary “Jeremiah Tower: The Last…

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AAP govt brought revolution in education and health sectors: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the work his government has done in the field of health and education in the last two years has been “revolutionary” and suggested that the Centre and other states could adopt them as a model of progress. At the state Republic Day function at Chhatrasal Stadium here on Wednesday, Kejriwal, in his speech, highlighted the AAP’s “good governance” in the Capital. “When our government was formed in Delhi, we focused on education, health and brought revolution in these two sectors. In the…

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The Millennials Driving a Food Waste Revolution

Can you imagine cooking ten times a week and then slinging the contents straight into the bin? Every year Britons chuck some seven tonnes of food away. And if that’s not concerning enough, just ponder little over our attitudes toward such squandering. A recent survey from supermarket giant Sainsbury’s should make us bow our food weary heads in shame. Of the 5,000 adults asked, only 3% felt guilty about throwing food away. Even when it does cost us some £700 per household, per year. When it comes to savings, there’s…

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