Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Tea Leaves: Sloth, Ignorance and Denial

psu skewers an NYT piece on a peculiar phenomenon: meal assembly centers. “The value proposition for one of these prep-cook services is something like this: you pay them premium prices for food that you could probably buy at the deli for not much more. In return, you go to their house and help them finish the dishes for you.” How odd. (Oh, and bravo to this: “In this day and age, a man who can't cook is a pathetic creature indeed.”)