Having declared my schoolgirl literary crush, I'll get to the meat of the matter. Michael needs our help! He is compiling some additional food rules for an expanded, illustrated edition of his book, Food Rules, and he wants to hear from you! To quote from the email:
Some sample rules to get you thinking:
"Last year I published Food Rules, a short book offering 64 rules for eating well. Many of the rules were submitted by readers, and since publication I have received a number of excellent new ones. The premise of Food Rules is that culture has much to teach us about how to choose, prepare and eat food and that this wisdom is worth collecting and preserving before it disappears." ~ Michael Pollan
...and of course he started with his first "rule" -- "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants," a powerful statement that I try to keep in mind with every meal.
So, why not pick up a copy of his book, and if you have any new food rules to share, simply email Michael at pollan[dot]foodrules[at]gmail.com.
Your ideas may end up in the book!