Articles from April 2013



The Rise of Super Bugs

Last fall I flew halfway across the country to go grocery shopping with Everly Macario. We set out from her second-story apartment in Hyde Park near the University of Chicago and walked to the supermarket to buy a couple of rib steaks that Macario planned to serve to her husband and two children, ages 7 [...]

The Pope of Pork: Meet the farmer who inspired Chipotle’s commercial in praise of small pork producers

Priest or pig farmer? Those were the only two callings that Russ Kremer ever considered. And really, it wasn’t even close. Raised in the hamlet of Frankenstein in central Missouri, a few miles from where he still lives, Kremer wasn’t even old enough to attend grade school when his father gave him the job of [...]