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Random Fri Aug 06 2010

Eatin' Pants!

I grew up in the south, where we occasionally refer to stretch pants and sweat pants as "eatin' pants." Traditionally worn when one was dining in a fine establishment like Golden Corral or Old Country Buffet, eatin' pants allow you to gorge in comfort; free from the constraints of buttons, belts, or zippers.

Now those crazy kids at Betabrand have created a pair of dashing dungarees worthy of Lucullus himself. Crafted from cotton canvas, lined with crimson cotton printed with delightful line drawings of gluttony in progress, and featuring an included napkin, the Gluttony Pants are the brainchild of Betabrand and chef Chris Cosentino and represent the first offering in the 7 Sins product line.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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