Your Sunday Protein, 5/4/2008

Greetings. Each sunday I’ll be finding five or six good articles about the world of meat, whether it’s a restaurant review, a profile of a person in the industry or a look at the politics of eating. It’s just like your regular sunday newspaper, except it’s dripping delicious fat!

Dept. of Procurement: The Meat Doctor
A short take from the New Yorker about buying meat for restaurants.

Corn Ethanol Loses Support

Wall St. Journal looks at the rapidly decreasing support for this biofuel, which is helping to drive up food prices (and making it more expensive to feed cows & pigs).

South Koren Government says U.S. Beef Safe
In case you didn’t know, there’s a big controversy about South Korea’s decision to reopen its borders to the United States’ tainted beef. There are many good articles about the subject.

Top Chef vs. Hell’s Kitchen
Salon discusses the huge gap between the two chef-driven reality shows. All that beef causes drama.

Finally, since tomorrow is May 5, some Cinco de Mayo video recipes. I love me some Ropa Vieja.

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