Vintage Voice!

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

We’ll overlook the fact that June 2nd’s National Fish and Chip Day is sponsored in the UK by the National Edible Oil Distributors Association (yuck, too much info!) and instead just lift the basket with a pair of digestible articles.

Breaking bread.  Janice Behrens learns that rigidly sticking to her diet leaves an empty feeling that has nothing to do with hunger.  “I watched to others tucking into their delicious looking meals, and heard their comments about the crispness of the batter and the perfection of the chips with a mixture of moral superiority, irrational resentment of the others’ enjoyment, and a strange sense of guilt.”  The Good Life – Food and Companionship, July 14, 2006.

Let them eat (rice) cake.  Busby LeClair isn’t prepared to let healthy-eating suggestions interfere with his joy of food.  “I am, in fact, somewhat of a guru in this area, being the very first amongst my group of friends and acquaintances to embrace the concept of a raw food only diet, albeit it strictly vicariously.”  When Health Food Goes Too Far, July 14, 2006.