For Every Complex Problem…

September 24, 2012

“…there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong.” – H. L. Mencken
 The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a number of studies…

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave

September 21, 2012

On September 21, 1814, a young lawyer penned a poem describing what he witnessed during the Battle of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812. That young man was…

F as in Facts

September 19, 2012

Yesterday, a report from Trust for America's Health issued their annual report, “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future” with predictions…

A Tale of Two Politicians

September 18, 2012

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…”
Occasionally at Sip & Savor, we’ve…

Buy The Change You Wish To See In The World

September 14, 2012

We here at Sip & Savor think Mahatma Gandhi would probably not see eye-to-eye with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who yesterday – after his Board of Health…

“This is not the end…”

September 13, 2012

We knew this day was coming. The cards were dealt before anyone outside City Hall was invited to the table. Late this morning, the New York City Board…

Food (Choices) for Thought

September 4, 2012

On this day in 1885, the first cafeteria opened in New York City. Many of us dine in cafeterias on a regular basis and are familiar with the concept, but…

Back to School… With Fewer Calories

August 29, 2012

As the new school year begins, school children across America are stowing away their bathing suits and donning their back-to-school clothes. A new school…

Worth A Read: George Will on Government Diets

August 22, 2012

We’ve written before about the political-style smear campaigns aimed at sugar-sweetened beverages and the fact that they are funded by misuse of federal…

Baby Boomers and the Nanny State

August 20, 2012

There’s a perplexing dichotomy in America right now between a population that is getting increasingly older and lawmakers who are increasingly trying…