THE GOLDMAN STATE

THE GOLDMAN STATE


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A Scandal in the Hot-Dog World (Other than What’s in Hot-Dogs)

The first thing I need to tell you is that I wrote but didn’t make up any of the facts I hope you’re about to read. In a decision that rocked the lunatic world of competitive hot-dog eating last week, Joey Chestnut, the reigning title holder of Nathan’s Famous Hot-Dog Eating Contest, will not—repeat not—be participating in this year’s contest.

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Paging My Inner Larry! Come in, Please!

Do you have an Inner Larry? I call upon mine whenever I’m driving and get a bit complacent—which is to say, I half-forget I’m driving and as a result, I stop paying close attention to the freeway chaos surrounding me.

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A Mexico City Taqueria Grabs a Michelin

When I heard last week that Taquería El Califa de León in Mexico City was awarded a star in Michelin’s first guide to Mexico, I had the same feeling I had when the Nobel Prize for Literature went to Bob Dylan: Well, why the hell not?!

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Quibbles & Bits: Of Dogs, Lobsters and Legacies

WHO’S A GOOD FREQUENT FLYER?—Proving they love their dogs as much as they disdain dentistry, the Brits last week announced the maiden flight of Bark Air, a company that places the comfort of four-legged creatures above that of cramped two-legged ones.

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