Political Food Fights

Bistro at the Bijou, Knoxville Has eating always been this political? It seems it is ever more so, recently in this city. There have always been political/social/religious overtones to eating. Some cultures such as Indian cultures have traditionally been vegetarian. Traditional Jewish culture has insisted on kosher foods. Both Jews and Moslems have insisted on […]

Bountiful Brunch at Bistro at the Bijou

Bistro at the Bijou, Knoxville, February 2012 When we decided to have lunch with friends on a Saturday, Urban Woman suggested Bistro at the Bijou. After some discussion – perhaps tongue-in-cheek – about whether the politics of one of our party might preclude that choice, we decided to try it out. This being a Saturday, […]

Stacey Campfield: Public Nuisance or Public Danger?

 Stacey Campfield It’s been a week since I tackled a political topic, so it seems like a a good time to wade into the events on the far end of Gay Street. Last week I talked about G-L-O-R-I-A and since then her retirement has been accepted pending negotiations and she has been placed on […]