We spoke recently by telephone with the Berkeley-based author of the lauded The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (Penguin, $26.95). Michael Pollan shared his thoughts on vegans, organic farmers, and the movement that's taking us beyond organic. Here's the gist of that conversation‹stripped of fat, corn-based additives, and chemicals, of course.
Seattle Weekly: So, what did you eat last night?
Michael Pollan: I went to a sushi restaurant.
What does it mean when, at Elliott Bay last month, 350 people showed up for your SRO reading?