Read Up On It – For December 9th, 2011
This weeks edition of Read Up On It contains everything from the ethics of killing animals for food to the recent love among boozehounds for Fernet Branca. Check it out.
- Wired recently posted an article which posits an interesting idea: sugar makes you sleepy, while protein wakes you up.
- Speaking of bevvy, there has been a recent resurgence of interest for Fernet Branca, the italian hooch. (Via Serious Eats)
- Hank Shaw, avid forager, fisherman and hunter, talks about that part of eating animals we tend not to dicuss: killing them.
- In the same theme, Daniel Klein from The Perennial Plate recently posted this video about a halal butcher in Queens, New York. A warning: this film does contain the images of an animal being slaughtered for consumption.