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Holy Bacon No

Deuteronomy 14:3-10 states, “Do not eat any detestable thing. … The pig is also unclean; although it has a split hoof, it does not chew the cud. You are not to eat their meat or touch their carcasses.” Jews consider pork ‘tref’ or unclean. The Q’aran maintains the same edict. “Allah has only forbidden you […]

Chinese Bacon

Every Saturday morning I go to the Academy Diner in Fort Greene to enjoy a breakfast of bacon and eggs. Nothing cures a hangover faster than that plate, however the corporate heads of Smithfield Foods have threatened America’s ability to recover from a night of hard drinking by offering their company for sale to sate […]