Posts tagged "food"

Now We Know How Much Butter Is In A Cronut

Dominique Ansel handed over his cronut recipe on "Good Morning America," and while Gothamist claims that 26 tablespoons of butter is a “whopping” amount for the entire recipe, I beg to differ. If you want croissants, you’re going to have to accept the fact that you’re eating more than two tablespoons of…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 8, 2014

Frisky Rant: If You’re Eating Smelly Food On The Train, I Hate You

I ask very little of the New York subway system. I want trains to come when they're supposed to, I want them to not break down while I'm riding them, and I want to feel safe traveling from Point A to Point B. Sometimes we're shoved up against some sweaty man's wet armpit because we…
By: Katie Oldenburg / October 1, 2014

Food Blog Thug Kitchen Is Run By White People Who Think The Word “Thug” Is Funny

The creators of the vegan food blog Thug Kitchen are white and excuse me but I’m completely unsurprised. The Washington Post is saying that it doesn’t matter, and Roxane Gay is bringing up the important point that it speaks volumes that a lot of people heard “thug” and immediately thought “black.” And I…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 1, 2014

9 Protein-Based Food Trends I Wish Would Happen

Guys, what is with all of the food trends being either zero-calorie, nutrient-dense greens or froofy, sugary, carby grain-based things? I mean -- cupcakes, donuts, cronuts, toast? Kale, collards, chard? We’re in denial, here. It’s like if we eat enough kale we might be able to “get away with” (eye roll) eating fried dough. There’…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 1, 2014

Danish Restaurant Hot Buns Selling Sex Toys With Burgers

A burger joint in Copenhagen, Denmark, isn't chicken about arousing controversy: It's now selling sex toys along with hamburgers. Starting Thursday, Hot Buns is adding dildos, vibrators, whips and other sex-oriented products to the menu. It's a natural fit, considering the restaurant puts as much emphasis on the tank top and hot pants worn by it…
By: Huffington Post Weird News / September 29, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Bangin’ Breakfast Sandwiches

The key to my heart is through my mouth in the form of scrumptious breakfast sandwiches. Rarely have I met a bacon, egg and cheese that I didn't like, but some breakfast sandwiches are certainly superior both in taste and in creativity. Recently, I've been devouring the Egg & Cheese from Spreads Sandwich Shop,…
By: Katie Oldenburg / September 27, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Stews To Make Your Fall Cozier

It’s 65 degrees out in Chicago, and that means it’s STEW SEASON! I get really excited about stew because of the variety of accoutrements you can eat with it -- rice, couscous, chips, crackers, bread, potatoes. Plus it’s basically thick soup, which is the best kind of soup, with a lot of meat in it,…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 25, 2014

Taco Bell Is A Lie

I don’t know why I expected better from Taco Bell, but here’s what puts the nail in the coffin of any faith I had in them: Apparently you can just throw any -- or all -- of their ingredients together, in any proportion, and come out of it with an acceptable product. What is that?
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 24, 2014

Frisky Eats: Apples Apples Apples!

It's apple-picking season! The good news: coming home with sooooo many appppplesssss. The bad news: WTF do you do with sooooo many appppplesssss anyway? Here are 13 ideas!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 24, 2014

Food Truck Sold Tacos With Side Of Meth: Authorities

Tacos with a side of salsa, guac, and—meth? Seventeen members of an alleged international drug ring have been busted and indicted, the state's attorney general's office announced yesterday, revealing that one sales venue was a taco truck parked on the streets of Denver, the Denver Post reports.
By: Newser / September 24, 2014

Care To Try A Beer-Flavored Starbucks Latte?

Pumpkin spice lattes not your thing? No worries: Starbucks is currently testing out its new Dark Barrel Latte, which is inspired by "the rise of craft beers" and meant to taste like "roasted malt" (a.k.a Guinness covered in whipped cream). The drink doesn't have any alcohol in it, but it does include caramel and "stout…
By: Claire Hannum / September 23, 2014

10 Things I Learned Working At A Tea Shop

I spent a good chunk of last year working at a gigantic tea store chain. Since lots of great conversations happen over hot beverages, I'd associated tea with lots of special moments in my life, but I hardly knew anything about where it really comes from. From my first day on the job, I wa…
By: Claire Hannum / September 18, 2014

Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Nesquik Is A Thing Now

Nesquik has debuted a new chocolate milk beverage we are welcoming with open arms and clogged arteries: Girl Scout cookie-flavored milk. (At least it's lowfat Girl Scout cookie-flavored milk.) The two limited edition flavors are based on the popular cookies Thin Mints and Samoas. That's right, I wrote based on. Although the Scouts will receive royaltie…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 18, 2014

Grown Men Bob For Buffalo Wings In A 20-Gallon Kiddie Pool Of Blue Cheese

You know what they say: you can never have too much of a good thing … except at the National Buffalo Wing Festival where "good things" go to die. Last weekend, Buffalo, N.Y. hosted the 13th annual finger lickin' fest where people of all ages could bond over their love for hot wings. Not surprisingly,…
By: Katie Oldenburg / September 5, 2014

An “Impress Your Friends” Recipe From Chef Jean-Georges: Mixed Wild Mushroom Pizza With Fried Eggs

As a huge foodie, I'm counting down the days until I attend the Greenwich 2014 Food + Wine Festival this September. When I learned that one of the world's most famous chef restaurateurs, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, was going to be honored at the event's Most Innovative Chef's Gala,…
By: Katie Oldenburg / August 31, 2014

Adorable Children Try Vegemite For The First Time, Are Not Impressed

"Vegemite is a dark brown Australian food paste made from leftover brewers' yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives," begins the Wikipedia page for noxious spreadable Vegemite. If you haven't had the pleasure, Vegemite tastes extremely salty, is the color of dark poop, and has the consistency of slightly melted peanut butter.  You ca…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

Frisky Eats: 15 Compound Butter Recipes To Make Everything You Eat Better

So it turns out you guys are as big of freaks about butter as I am! I really did feel weird writing my Ode to Butter until a rash of you swooped in and expressed how dedicated to butter you are, too. There’s nothing like the Internet to build communities you didn’t know you…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 29, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Crispy Wonton Bites

Sometimes, the best things come in little packages. Correction: crispy little packages that melt in your mouth. Getting hungry? Here are 10 recipes for wontons that will deliver little bites of AMAZING straight into your mouth.
By: Sophie Leon / August 25, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Yummy Things To Make With Corn

Summer produce is just the best. Peaches, watermelon, plums, cherries, eggplant, green beans, tomatoes and, my personal favorite, CORN. During the summer months, I find myself serving corn-on-the-cob as a side with at least…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 19, 2014

Want: This Contraption Fills Bananas With Chocolate

DestapaBanana, perhaps one of the more brilliant food creations of our time, allows you to fill a banana with chocolate, caramel, yogurt, or prepackaged filling of your choice (and no, despite its suspicious appearance, it is not a sex toy). The Argentinian contraption slices out the middle of the…
By: Claire Hannum / August 17, 2014
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