What Does Beef Mean for Our Sense of Self?

The difference in diet was a difference in worldview. “The discourse about the Japanese self as the ‘other’ vis-à-vis Westerners took the form of meat versus rice,” Ohnuki-Tierney writes.Rice” (1994). Meanwhile, similar battle lines were being drawn in the West. In his “Physiology of Taste” (1825), the French epic Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin says, “Some peoples, …

‘Fresh’ Review: First Date? Try the beef.

In director Mimi Cave’s hilarious cannibalistic romance and dazzling debut feature “Fresh,” flirting is inherently predatory. Even in the casual rotten blind date that opens the movie, there are sickening rumblings of trapped crabs inside tanks, chefs banging knives, and ducks swinging in the window. Noa (Daisy Edgar-Jones), a deer-like graphic designer in Portland, Ore., …

Cliff Freeman, ‘Where’s the Beef?’ Asked Adman, died at the age of 80.

The Little Caesars pizza chain was one of the first accounts Mr. Freeman earned after starting his own agency and remained a signature customer for 11 years as he struggled for market share against competitors like Pizza Hut and Domino’s. “Pizza is a fun product,” Mr. Freeman said. Luerzer’s Archive, an industry magazine, in a …