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Race to save rare breed of pig hinges on eating them

The way to save declining breeds of livestock, she argues, is to get people to eat them — thereby increasing demand that will lead to more breeding. She wants the mulefoot restored to its early 20th-century status as a premier pig. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is listening. The agency is giving her $50,000 to help increase interest in products made with mulefoot meat, and Frank is spreading her gospel to chefs, restaurants and markets around New England and New York. "I know it sounds weird, but you have to eat a rare breed to help it come back," she said. "I see it as a way to spread the word about mulefoot."

Why Applebee's is Coming to Ballston

When the news broke in early April that Applebee’s had set its sights on Ballston, commenters on the local dining message board of were swift to voice their disapproval. “I don't like what it says about my neighborhood that Applebee’s is moving in,” one poster wrote. “I hope it closes soon too.”

Anthony Bourdain’s Top 5 New York City Restaurants—and Why the Food Network Is a ‘Petri Dish’ - The Daily Beast

He’s particularly impressed by younger diners who save up their money for meals at special establishments like Le Bernardin. “This is money that, 20 years ago, people of that demographic would be spending on cocaine or concert tickets,” he says. “That’s a big shift.”