Mark Bittman, author of The Minimalist column of the New York Times, recently posted a seemingly innocuous recipe for "Red Snapper with Citrus Salsa." Problem is, red snapper is one of the most over-harvested and thus endangered fish in the world. Tom Philpott, food editor for Grist, called him out on his lack of responsibility, [...]
The May issue of Bon Appetit features a rather fawning article by Brett Martin on the Brooklyn food scene, particularly in the so-precious-it-hurts Williamsburg neighborhood. You probably don't need to read it. But if you want the general gist, we've done the work for you.
Not surprisingly, the article doesn't contain much information about actual food; [...]