Today's Menu by John Schwenkler

Today’s Menu

In Defense of Food
by Michael Pollan
Penguin, 2007
(244 pages, $21.95, hardcover)

reviewed by John Schwenkler

Do not eat the kind of food that “injures a man, deteriorates his spirit, and renders his body prone to disease,” but “eat that [you] may live.” So, sounding very modern, said Clement of Alexandria in the early third century.

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