Commentary: Taking on 'big food' challenge
BOSTON -- What caught my eye was not just the ashtray sitting forlornly on the yard-sale table. It was the sign that marked it "vintage," as if we needed to label this relic of midcentury America.
Ashtrays that once graced every airline armrest, coffee table and office have gone the way of spittoons. Today the car's cigarette lighter is used to juice up the cell phone. Ask any restaurant for the smoking section, and you'll be shown the doorway.
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