Posts Tagged ‘food politics’

Playing Chicken: Should Chick-fil-A’s Politics Ruin Your Appetite?

Maybe it’s the crack-like 340-calorie, 85-gram sugar-bomb large lemonade talking, but I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for the nuggets at Chick-fil-A, the popular Georgia-based fried chicken chain known for luring food-court trollers with free samples at shopping malls across the country. Call it a guilty pleasure, heavy on the guilt. Not only are these […]

Post’s New ‘Gut Check’ Column Almost Lost Its Name Before It Even Hit the Streets

Washington Post Food Editor Joe Yonan sent an e-mail to Northern Virginia magazine's Warren Rojas yesterday with an emergency request: Would Rojas mind if Ezra Klein's new column on food politics runs under the same name as the magazine's Gut Check blog? It was an honorable move on Yonan's part. It just came late in […]

WaPo Food Section Jumps into Political Commentary

This announcement yesterday on the All We Can Eat blog raised some eyebrows among a couple of Young & Hungry readers, who wanted to know if Ezra Klein's new Food section column on "the policy and politics of the plate" was a slap at Jane Black's fine work covering food politics. Should she be worried […]