Your Co-workers Are Making You Fat; Why Do Taco Trucks Have Tastier Tacos?

• All the cultural economist types are suddenly debating why taco-truck tacos are tastier. Some conclusions: Tacos are very well suited to informal service, and at a truck, there’s no making up for mediocre food with strong margaritas. [Slate]

• There’s one group high food prices doesn’t hurt a bit: farmers. In the U.S. agricultural industry, it’s “a real boom time.” [NPR]

• Let this article confirm your suspicions that all your colleagues and their enticing chocolate chip cookies are making you fat. [WSJ]

• SlantShack Jerky partnered with the newish Bronx Brewery to produce the Bronx Pale Ale Beef Jerky. Red-blooded American males may want to attend the public tasting on March 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jimmy’s No. 43. [Grub Street]