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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 01/26/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Wonk this way

By Tim Carman

The latest in food news, ideas and philosophy, just in time for your lunch break.

* Wonks, try to contain yourselves: This may be the height of interactive coolness. (NY Times)

* Today's required reading: An old-fashioned speech that was attacked by angry birds before a word was uttered live. (WaPo)

* But can you drink beer in class? (Washington Examiner)

* Rickrolling your way through a Super Bowl party (Dallas Observer)

* Speaker Boehner, your skills are required. (Twitter)

* Lark of the day (hawk of the day?): Thrilling minute-by-minute coverage of a bird trapped on a ledge inside the Library of Congress. (Twitter)

* A trip that launched a 1,000 Chinese restaurants. (NY Times)

* Ringing hollow: "Mr. Creed said his company buys beef 'from the same trusted brands you find in the supermarket, like Tyson foods.'" (The Globe and Mail)

* Joe Englert controlling the price of chicken again. (WCP)

* Portland: "It's like a nice plaid jacket." (IFC)

* A really bad year for rabbits. (Time)

By Tim Carman  | January 26, 2011; 11:41 AM ET
Categories:  Beer, Food Politics, Media  | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman  
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