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Monday, September 29, 2014

USPS Releases New Stamps Featuring Celebrity Chefs

Posted By on Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 4:21 PM


Good news, food-obsessed letter-mailers: The USPS has just released a bunch of new Forever stamps commemorating the nation's food pioneers. The people featured run the gamut from writers and TV personalities like James Beard and Julia Child to chefs like Edna Lewis, Joyce Chen, and Felipe Rojas-Lombardi, who introduced generations to Southern food, Chinese food, and small plates respectively.

We were lamenting the missed opportunity for glue that tastes like, say, Julia Child's famous beef bourguignon when we remembered that 1) stamps haven't been lickable for like 15 years and 2) we actually can't remember the last time we used a stamp.

Still, it's nice to see such culinary greats celebrated alongside the astronauts, rock stars, and cartoons that have graced countless envelopes in the past. 

[via Grub Street]

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Anna Roth is SF Weekly's former Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.


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