On this, the Friday before Christmas, let us turn to an important question: Is eggnog good or bad?
A brush with death thanks to eggnog is a thing—at least for Ryan Roche.
In the abstract, the notion that some people don't want to drink eggnog makes sense: diabetics, say, or the lactose-intolerant or egg-allergic, or those principled self-denying oddballs who prefer not to replace their entire body mass gradually with dietary fat and cholesterol until they resemble nothing so much as…
Good news, Nog lovers: a high alcohol content in a batch of egg nog might be enough to kill any strains of salmonella. So you can have your raw eggs and drunken shenanigans, too![NPR]
Anthony Bourdain is like the definition of cool and the tattooed, early-punk fan is no stranger to rock 'n' roll or the lifestyle that goes with it. (He's documented his former use of "pot, quaaludes, cocaine, LSD, psilocybin mushrooms soaked in honey and used to sweeten tea, Seconal, Tuinal, speed, codeine and…