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I'll have meat, and meat again. No vegetables.

What happened when a group of men from Montana went to Vij's, the famous Indian restaurant in Vancouver, and ordered meat for course one and meat again for course two, and their server insisted that they must have a vegetable, and they still refused,

What happened when a group of men from Montana went to Vij's, the famous Indian restaurant in Vancouver, and ordered meat for course one and meat again for course two, and their server insisted that they must have a vegetable, and they still refused, and she responded by offering to pay for their meal if they didn't like the vegetable. A story at nytimes.com tells the tale.

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The infamous KFC Double Down is pretty much an all-meat meal, apart from the cheese and the secret sauce, which is apparently akin to Thousand Island dressing. The most comprehensive review of the Double Down I've seen is over at The Awl. It echoes my biggest complaint about the Double Down: too salty. Best accompaniment: lots of water, definitely not soda pop.

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You can very, very easily have dim sum and not have your lips touch a vegetable. In fact, because one of our number has adopted a vegetarian diet, we rarely go for dim sum any more because dim sum doesn't offer many no-meat elements. But, I might be mistaken about that. I'm going to do a little more research about non-meat dim sum.

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Research says – this story is light on details of how the research was done – the sight of meat makes men less aggressive. And here's the McGill University news release that sparked the story.

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A colleague doesn't understand my enthusiasm for the offerings at Pig BBQ Joint. It's all meat, she said, with what appeared to be a sneer. That's not good for you. Where are the vegetables?

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Are eggs good for you, or bad for you? A summary of the debating points, from Jennifer Sygo at National Post. She mentions the Double Down.

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CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi is exercising more and eating healthier foods. But he's still struggling with late-night snacking, which is apparently a no-no. He's not eating any red meat, going mostly with vegetables and fish. (At globeandmail.com)

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A Google search brings up many stories that denounce late-night snacking, including Late night snacks and weight gain, at ABC News. Here's a more moderate take: Is a late-night snack really that bad? at thatsfit.com

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