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Thurs. 4/5/12
Off The Menu: Peeps, Passover And Pink Slime

Off The Menu: Peeps, Passover And Pink Slime
Off the MenuThe one and only Corby Kummer joins us with another installment of our popular Off The Menu segment. Today’ssmorgasbord features an array of food related topics -- from the delicious to the disgusting. Plus, Corby shares his latest restaurant, recipe and cookbook recommendations.

Guest:
  Corby Kummer, in addition to being our resident foodie and the star of our popular Off The Menu regular feature, Corby is a senior editor at The Atlantic, the recipient offive James Beard Journalism Awards, and one of the most widely read, authoritative, and creative food writers in the United States.

Links:
  READ “Is It Time to Embrace Pink Slime?” (The Atlantic, 3/23/12)
  READ Corby’s latest restaurant review (Boston Magazine, 4/12)
  EAT/MAKE/READ Corby’s Favorite Passover, Easter & misc. RECIPES and the COOKBOOKS
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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