Map: The United States Of America, By Meat

This is fun. L.V. Anderson and Jess Fink of Slate started with a simple observation—Americans consume more meat per person than any other nation on earth (except Luxembourg, those gluttons), yet most of our official state foods are not meat—and have created a map that assigns a unique meat or meat-based dish to each… » 3/11/14 1:46pm 3/11/14 1:46pm

Here, Have This Blake Griffin Subway Coupon That Expires Feb. 29

Fox Sports West, which broadcasts Clippers games, has a promotion deal with Subway. Any time Blake Griffin goes for a double-double, you can print out a coupon to get double the meat on your sandwiches the next day. Griffin sprung for 18 and 14 against Indiana last night, so it's Subway time. As thanks for reading… » 3/01/13 5:45pm 3/01/13 5:45pm

What's The Deal With Football Players And Barbecue Sauce?

Many ex-athletes have entered the food industry—or, more specifically, the meat industry—and in this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang Up and Listen podcast, Josh Levin ponders the marketing strategies of former NFL players who have come out with their very own barbecue sauce, the ultimate meat accompaniment. » 8/17/12 6:10pm 8/17/12 6:10pm

British Mayor Scandalizes Tiny Town By Showing Up To Olympic Torch…

61-year-old Jill Makinson-Sanders is mayor of Louth, Lincolnshire, England, a cozy town of 15,000 in the English countryside. (Jim Broadbent lives nearby.) Small-town politicians, as a matter of habit, do what they can to put their towns and their towns' industries on the national map. Makinson-Sanders says Louth has… » 7/02/12 2:50pm 7/02/12 2:50pm

After All That, Jeremy Lin Actually Went To Dinner At Del Frisco's…

This looks to be the first major misstep in Jeremy Lin's Knicks career: After we reported that many of Manhattan's finest dining establishments would shuffle their schedules to seat Jeremy Lin (and five guests) tonight at eight, he went instead to Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, a reader reports:
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Hole-In-One Wins Golfer 240 Pounds Of Ham

"Scottish golfer Elliot Saltman has won his own weight in ham after chalking up his third hole-in-one of the season at the Madrid Masters. The 29-year-old hit his ace in the second round at El Encin's 204-yard third hole - but still missed the cut. "This is going to last me until next Christmas, never mind this one,"… » 10/08/11 4:30pm 10/08/11 4:30pm