Restaurant Reviews – Capital City Diner

“Ye diners out from whom we guard our spoons.” -Thomas Babington Macaulay Capital City Diner has gotten tons of fanfare. Two guys bought a diner on eBay and had it shipped to DC. They opened up the only sit down restaurant in Trinidad. They only hired locals to work in the joint. However, in all … [Read more…]

How To Dress A Salad

“Friends are the Bacon Bits in the Salad Bowl of Life.” Andreas Viestad, from the Washington Post, has a great piece on how to make salad dressing. Wanna know the trouble with salad? According to Viestad, “Here is where it gets complicated: Salad hates dressing, and dressing hates itself.” Viestad suggests “The trick is to … [Read more…]

Jezebel’s Woman Problem

“Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.” -Oprah Winfrey Jezebel has fucking called out The Daily Show. They say that “it’s … a boys’ club where women’s contributions are often ignored and dismissed.” The female staffers of The Daily Show have responded, humorously of course. They thank the male writers for writing their … [Read more…]

Stimuli and Deficits

“President Bush unveiled his new economic stimulus plan this week. It was reported that if the plan passes the president himself would save $44,000 in taxes, Dick Cheney would save $327,000, and you could afford to take the whole family down to Burger King to pick up job applications.” – Tina Fey Ezra Klein, at … [Read more…]