It seems doubtful that the Obama team purposely decided to intrude on the Trump transition, and on individual Trump staffers’ civil liberties, for purely partisan purposes. It’s more likely that they were shocked and angry at Trump’s win and convinced themselves it could have only been due to Russian interference. Their decision to spy on their political opponents could not have been made lightly. If Flynn really did commit treason, this would all be a little easier to understand, but he was never charged with anything like that. … [Read more...] about PATEL: Why Was Biden Spying On The Trump Team?
The Red Bull Ring's relatively remote location and a nearby local airport has made it the ideal venue for F1 in the current circumstances, while rates of infection and a death toll of less than 700 in Austria have been relatively smaller than other European countries. … [Read more...] about F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header
“As well as strict hygiene measures, the concept foresees regular testing and health checks for the teams and all of the other employees, and also a concrete medical concept," Anschober said Saturday in a statement. “For the Ministry of Health, and following a detailed review by in-house experts, the concept meets the requirements for preventing the spread of the coronavirus. The decisive factor is the close coordination between the organizer and the regional and local health authorities.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus safety plan approved for 2 F1 races in Austria
The chefs behind upscale Oakland restaurant Homestead have converted the space into the Humble Sandwich, a takeout-only sandwich spot inspired by East Coast delis. The menu offers classic, unfussy sandwiches made with Acme Bread, Molinari meats and other quality ingredients. The owners hope to continue the Humble Sandwich in some fashion post-pandemic. … [Read more...] about Korean Burrito Joint by Aria and other new Bay Area restaurants open for takeout during coronavirus
Diners looking to up their Instagram cred should head to La Pitahaya Vegana (also in Roma Norte), a two-year old establishment famous for its tacos served on bright pink tortillas. Fresh beet juice is used to dye the tortillas, which are made from fresh corn, amaranth, sesame, and flax. Grain-free diners are also invited to enjoy their tacos on dramatically less-photogenic lettuce leaves. Notable fillings include tender cauliflower with zesty coconut cheese and pineapple cream, hearty adobo mushrooms, and spicy machaca tofu. Wash it all down with another new trend in Mexico City—kombucha! The house made brew is served in glass bottles with chunks of mandarin orange and other seasonal fruits. La Pitahaya Vegana attracts a mostly foreign crowd in Roma Norte, a neighborhood very popular with tourists, and word is spreading fast! … [Read more...] about Mexico City Is a Vegan Dream, From Gold Taco to Por Siempre Vegano