Acquired Taste is only on their third issue, but they must be doing something right because they’ve got a great collection of interviews in this thing. Food culture and lifestyle magazines are how you trick everyone into thinking you are a forward thinking man of the world. They're basically longer, bound Pitchfork reviews. You don’t actually ever cook any of the recipes, you just remember to say how you like to add cardamom to some dishes when you’re out to dinner with that girl that makes her own macarons. I don’t know shit about food, but I can quote the fuck out of Peter Meehan. SMOKE AND MIRRORS, KIDS.