Sunday, October 10, 2010

My Latest Northside San Francisco Column: Food Fights, From Tang to Tacos

Common Knowledge
Food fights: From Tang to tacos
By John Zipperer

Let’s blame Tang, that instant orangish drink given to schoolchildren in the mistaken belief that all good liquids begin life as colored powder. It symbolizes for many people one step too far away from actual food that was grown in or raised on good old-fashioned soil.

Why Tang? Why not some other faddish food or drink from the plastic seventies?

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