Pretend you've spent the weekend reading with this cheat sheet to the most thought-provoking articles.
"Rurbanistas" are the target audience for Modern Farmer, a magazine that strangely very few actual farmers seem to read. Read about our culture's new agri-obsession in The New Yorker.
The man regarded as America's first modern celebrity chef—Jeremiah Tower of Chez Panisse and Stars fame—is returning from self-imposed exile in Mexico to take over NYC's troubled Tavern on the Green. Eater profiles the man as legendary for his role in defining the hedonism of the '80s as for his brilliant food.