Posts tagged "food"

When Breast Cancer Awareness Goes Wrong: Penis & Vagina Cookies

Happy Breast Cancer Awareness month! Would you care for a pink ribbon cookie? Or is that … wait … are those dicks? Or are they vaginas?
Imagine one woman’s surprise…

Katie Oldenburg | October 13, 2014 - 4:30 pm

10 Types Of Customers You Meet While Working In The Whole Foods Bakery

There were a great many things that I enjoyed about working at Whole Foods, particularly in the bakery — not least of all the enthusiastic parents and excited kids, the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 10, 2014 - 9:00 am

Here’s Your New Hobby: Cake Decorating!

I taught myself how to decorate cakes with YouTube videos during a year in which I had a job so boring and soul-draining that, had I not started decorating cakes,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2014 - 11:40 am

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,…

Katie Oldenburg | October 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm

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?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 1, 2014 - 9:00 am

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…

Huffington Post Weird News | September 29, 2014 - 12:45 pm

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…

Katie Oldenburg | September 27, 2014 - 11:00 am

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 —…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 25, 2014 - 3:00 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm

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!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm

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…

Newser | September 24, 2014 - 12:45 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | September 23, 2014 - 5:30 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | September 18, 2014 - 11:02 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2014 - 9:30 am

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.

Katie Oldenburg | September 5, 2014 - 11:30 am

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…

Katie Oldenburg | August 31, 2014 - 11:00 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 29, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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