Posts tagged "food"

Trust Us, You Really, REALLY Don’t Want To Eat That Chicken Nugget

Despite seeing the horrors of the fast food industry in “Food Inc” and “Fast Food Nation,” we must admit that once in a very great while, we say “F**k it,” and stuff our face with a Big Mac while forcing ourselves to think of happy images of unicorns and dancing polar bears—anything but processed meat…

Leonora Epstein / October 4, 2010

Extreme Makeover: Baby Carrot Edition

You can shoot them out of a cannon, you can put them in the mouth of a hot dude, you can dress them up as junk food … but they are still carrots. And we think think they are delicious just as they are. No need to bastardize the little guys. [The Daily

Ami Angelowicz / September 9, 2010

Paula Deen Eats A Lasagna Sandwich

If you’re still hungry after looking at that Lady Gaga pic, Southern chef Paula Deen has the perfect snack. The woman who considers butter a food group shows you how to turn a perfectly good piece of lasagna into a lasagna sandwich. She puts the gas in gastronomy. [BuzzFeed]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 7, 2010

10 Girly Foods We Want Created

Behold! Man has truly outdone himself this time. Or at least one man. Mark Zable has perfected his fried beer munchies after five years of tinkering and is ready to sell them to the public. Zable’s recipe for the concoction involves pouring beer into ravioli pockets and tossing them in the deep fryer. Bonus! The…

Kelli Bender / September 1, 2010

Chopsticks For Two, For One

Combine history, design, and romance, and of course you get a winner: Originally fashioned as a hair restraint for samurai warriors, Mizuhiki grew into a Japanese cord-tying art form used as decorative symbolism. Playing with table design, Japanese company Oey combines Mizuhiki with chopsticks, binding them together with brightly colored twine. In the end, thi…

Leonora Epstein / September 1, 2010

Serbians Chow Down On Kangaroo Testicles At A Testicle Festival

As professional greedy food monster, there isn’t much in the world that I won’t eat. I make s’mores with a lighter on my couch and consume whole blocks of cheese in one sitting. But I am not down with testicles. They are a punch line and a tool in baby-making—not a source of food. The…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2010

Drool-Worthy: Hot Dudes Surfing And Eating Fish Tacos

The latest video from hot foodie blog Immaculate Infatuation — run by the infinitely edible Andrew Steinthal and Chris Stang — combines three of my favorite things: hot dudes (in the form of “Top Chef” alum Sam Talbot), surfing (instructed by famed pro surfer Donavon Frankenreiter), and fish tacos (served up at Talbot’s Long…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 16, 2010

Woman Can’t Get McNuggets And Goes Nuts

If you need anymore proof that there is something other than chicken in McDonald’s McNuggets, look no further than Melodi Dushane. Melodi went through the fast food drive-thru at 6:30 in the morning hoping to get some of Mickey D’s famous chicken morsels. When she found out that the restaurant was only serving breakfast,…

Kelli Bender / August 10, 2010

Poop Coffee and Other Weird Foods That Cost Big Bucks

Some people are always complaining about how much chains like Starbucks charge for a simple cup of coffee. Well, these folks haven’t heard about “Kopi Luwak,” and luckily not too many coffee shops have either. “Kopi Luwak” is a special brew that costs $30 bucks a cup because of its one special stand-out ingredient: animal…

Kelli Bender / August 2, 2010

The USA: Where The Food Gets Grosser And Grosser

Have you eaten lunch yet? You might be about to lose it. Traditional American dishes are getting grosser and grosser. These stately favorites are packing cholesterol, saturated fats, and obscene portion sizes. It’s no surprise that the United States has obesity problems: Americans are quick to chow down on fast food, greasy snacks, and fried,…

Lauren Gold / July 30, 2010

Random Single Gal Recipe: Spicy 4-Bean Chili

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 26, 2010

Random Single Gal Recipe: Vegetarian Breakfast Tacos

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2010

Random Single Gal Recipe: Roasted Salmon And Brussels Sprouts

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2010

McDonald’s In Miniature: Why French People Don’t Get Fat

I snapped a picture of this new McDonald’s ad in the Paris metro system a few days ago. Apparently, McDonald’s chains in France have added a new dessert to the menu—a frappé, a Frenchisized version of a milkshake—and these advertisements have gone up all over Paris. Despite rising obesity rates in France, here’s a clue…

Leonora Epstein / June 29, 2010

Super Classy: Single Serving Wine Glasses

Introducing the juice box for grown-ups: Single serving wine glasses by Wine Innovations. Here’s a classy alternative to sipping a brown-bagged beer on the commute home on the Long Island Rail Road, or toting an entire box of vino in your lunchbox. (Although we’re hoping you do neither.) The disposable packaging seals six ounces of…

Leonora Epstein / June 28, 2010

Quotable: Salma Hayek Loves Eating Bugs

“We Mexicans eat bugs, but we don’t eat horses. We have many recipes for some of them. Escamoles, which are eggs of these little ants—fried, they are amazing with a little bit of guacamole. And the worms—I’m salivating, they’re delicious. It’s all in the way they cook it, the little grasshoppers have a smokey flavor…

Outox: The Anti-Alcohol Drink Causing A Stir In France

There comes a moment (or a couple hundred) in every young woman’s life when she says to herself, Man, I wish I hadn’t been so effing drunk. Of course, the natural remedy to these scenarios would be to, um, not drink? Or, you could drink Outox. The beverage, which was released today in France, ha…

Leonora Epstein / June 18, 2010

An Ode To Fudge On National Fudge Day

I’m sure you guys are already all up on this, but it’s National Fudge Day. If you haven’t already fallen into a sugar-induced coma, then I’m at least two pounds of fudge ahead of you. As someone who recently had 16 cavities filled in two days, I think I am a fair judge on everything…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 16, 2010

World Cup Special: Beer In A Box

Forget your box-o-wine, this boxed beer from Home Draught is class to the max. Buuuurrrrrp. Or not. [Notcot]…

Leonora Epstein / June 12, 2010

An Ode To Iced Tea

Today is, without a doubt, the most important holiday of the year—National Iced Tea Day. I drink so much iced tea that it’s permanently in my blood stream. I just can’t get enough of the refreshing stuff. When I first moved to New York from North Carolina, I ordered iced tea at a restaurant and…

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