On Skittles and white pine blister rust, Atlas Obscura ran this great piece on blackcurrants, the wonder fruit that we Americans are blissfully ignorant of. Fortunately, the times they are a'changin'.
There's a gif circulating again (the source video is years old) of a squid dish being served that shows the squid flailing its legs around upon being doused with soy sauce. Is it alive? Is it dead? Somewhere in between? Here comes the science!
Way back in 1983, Alan Drazen really did invent the Choco Taco. Not in Mexico. Not even in Texas or California. But it was along the border, where a mighty river separates two interdependent yet often hostile lands: Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Jackie Panuisiak hosts the annual Northern Alberta Lobster Festival in the community of Cotillion. She had ordered some 145 pounds of live lobster to be shipped from this province to Alberta. The problem is that the lobsters didn't arrive. The Lobster Festival was forced to eat hot dogs instead of lobster.
Friday, Aug 26th 2016 (5:17am)
Dylan Grosz of the apartment search service Apartment List demonstrates 6 clever hacks that can increase the size of a Chipotle burrito by 86% without spending any additional money.
Because the only thing better than a 1600 calorie burrito is a 2976 calorie burrito.
Thursday, Jul 7th 2016 (12:01am)
Burger King, the restaurant chain backed by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett, will begin selling deep-fried sticks of macaroni and cheese encrusted in Cheetos-flavored breading, part of a trend toward blending fast food with well-known snack brands.
So you were wondering about filet mignon and beef tenderloin for dinner, were you? In this speeded-up episode, Alton Brown discusses both butchery as well as preparation of the bovine subprimals.
Wednesday, Jun 15th 2016 (3:27am)
Minor league baseball teams have, in my baseball-hating opinion, exactly one thing going for them - they really inspire their stadium's concession crew to provide something unique for their hungry fans. Ergo, MiLB.com's annual Food Fight, where you can pit proprietary ballpark fare against one another. Here's this year's leaderboard.
Great for tailgating, football parties, BBQs, family reunions, novelty gifts, and for hot dog lovers of all ages. The BIG HOT DOG measures 16" long and 4" in diameter and is made of 100% veal, beef, pork, every Tuesday in Chicago, Illinois.
Friday, Mar 11th 2016 (12:00am) | Thanks: butterknife
An innovative community of biologists picks away at invasive species one meal at a time.
From the March 2015 issue of Discover magazine, this snippet of an article describes some delicacies that can be made out of invasive species.
Thursday, Feb 25th 2016 (12:04am)
So you're watching the pre-pre-pregame (the one where the interviews are with the players' wives and discussion of their favorite fashion magazines) and you have your pregame meal in front of you: A big plate of chicken wings. How best to consume these spicy hot sauce or honey glazed goodies? New tricks, tips, and techniques.
Sunday, Feb 7th 2016 (6:12am)
Despite its alcoholic-sounding name, Japanese company Bourbon actually specializes in chocolate. Still, its latest product seems like the kind of so-crazy-it's-brilliant idea born out of a flash of heavily inebriated inspiration. Behold: sliced chocolate!
Monday, Dec 14th 2015 (12:04am) | Thanks: awesomer
As of 2013, at fifteen hundred locations across every state, thirty-three countries, and two territories worldwide, Chili's sells 60.4 million pounds of fajita meat per year, "four times the weight of an average U.S. military submarine," according to Brinker International, Chili's parent company. In this chapter, I'll make the case that no ingredient was more important than sound in making Chili's synonymous with sizzling fajitas.
Monday, Dec 7th 2015 (12:02am)
This report includes a history of how the typical hot dog makes it to your table, the high-level results of our tests, a breakdown of the highest scoring hot dogs on the market, and our shopping recommendations. Dig in!
The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro is introducing a confection worthy of clogging all your arteries just in time for National Chocolate Day. This burger is basically a party with its Reese Peanut Butter Cups, beef patty, crispy onion strings, and strips of smoked bacon. It's the perfect marriage of savory and sweet.
Wednesday, Oct 28th 2015 (9:12am) | Thanks: sheldon michaelson
I rarely post twitter feeds here because I generally try to avoid people that love twitter - but today I make an exception for @FoodP0rnn_. Hashtag fucking glorious.
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