April Fulton http://publicradioeast.org en The Martini: This American Cocktail May Have An International Twist http://publicradioeast.org/post/martini-american-cocktail-may-have-international-twist There's no cocktail more distinctly American than the martini. It's strong, sophisticated and sexy. It's everything we hope to project while ordering one.<p>Baltimore-born satirist H.L. Mencken is said to have called the martini "the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet." But is the martini perfectly American? Maybe not entirely.<p>So in honor of <a href="http://www.punchbowl.com/holidays/national-martini-day">National Martini Day</a> on Wednesday, we decided to dig into the drink's muddled past.<p>The history of the martini is a murky one. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:28:00 +0000 April Fulton 16789 at http://publicradioeast.org The Martini: This American Cocktail May Have An International Twist How To Make A Chinese New Year-Worthy Potsticker http://publicradioeast.org/post/how-make-chinese-new-year-worthy-potsticker Even though he estimates he's made hundreds of thousands of them, Scott Drewno says pork potstickers never get old. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 18:18:00 +0000 April Fulton 7408 at http://publicradioeast.org How To Make A Chinese New Year-Worthy Potsticker Whole Foods Founder John Mackey On Fascism and 'Conscious Capitalism' http://publicradioeast.org/post/whole-foods-founder-john-mackey-fascism-and-conscious-capitalism <strong>UPDATE at 12:35 p.m., ET, Jan. 17:</strong> Many of you wrote in to tell us you were taken aback by Whole Foods top executive John Mackey characterizing the health law as fascism in an NPR interview, and apparently, he's feeling a little sheepish.<p>About three minutes into his otherwise amiable chat with <em>CBS This Morning</em> hosts on on Thursday, Mackey <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50139170n">walked back</a> his comments in response to a direct question from Norah O'Donnell:<p><blockquote><p>"Well, I think that was a bad choice of words on my part ... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 08:04:00 +0000 April Fulton 5054 at http://publicradioeast.org Whole Foods Founder John Mackey On Fascism and 'Conscious Capitalism'