Archive for March 2009

Photo Proof: The McDonald's Mac Snack Wrap Exists! [autopsy shots]

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A couple of weeks ago, we covered the release of McDonald's Mac Snack Wrap in all of the chain's 1,400 outlets in Canada — the Mac Snack Wrap, you may remember, is composed of the standard ingredients from a Big Mac, but stuffed inside a warm flour tortilla. But what we wanted [...]

Melting Chocolate Easter Bunnies by Momoyo Torimitsu [food art]

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Currently on display at the Jane Kim / Thrust Projects gallery in New York City is a self-titled exhibit by Momoyo Torimitsu, featuring dozens of cast resin sculptures imitating melting chocolate Easter bunnies. Scattered throughout the gallery, some of the bunnies form groups, and some stand alone; while some are standing, others have fallen [...]

Oddest Book Title of the Year: The 2009-2014 World Outlook for 60-milligram Containers of Fromage Frais

The book The 2009-2014 World Outlook for 60-milligram Containers of Fromage Frais was awarded the Bookseller/Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year, also known as the Diagram Prize, a literary award given to the book with the oddest title. The choice was controversial, since it wasn't written by a human, but instead generated by [...]

Padma Lakshmi Lightens Up American Comfort Foods for Parade

Padma Lakshmi has made a career out of getting folks to equate food and sex — see the recent soft-core commercial for Hardee's. But writing for Parade Magazine, she springs on us three recipes: a low-fat turkey Sloppy Joe, some sort of Midwestern pasta bake, and a frozen fruit tart using a ready-made graham-cracker [...]

This Week in Eat me daily: Appalachia, Book Award Predictions, Martha, Space Tortillas, etc etc

'The Birds," Corey Arnold, currently showing at the Sara Tecchia Roma gallery in New York City.

We ran the latest in our Eating Appalachia series, Food Festivals With Bite. Can't beat the first line: "To truly get jiggy with the more esoteric aspects of Appalachian cuisine, you can't do much better than the region's myriad food [...]

What's That Taste in My Mouth? THE FUTURE [video]

This commercial for Carlton Natural Blonde Beer is by far one of the most awesome things we've seen in a while (and trust us, we see a lot). According to the commercial, the Australian future includes levitation suits with a laser-beam attachment for your hands, pogo running gear, friendly robot handshakes, and praying to a [...]

Get a Job: Undercover Airport Restaurant Worker

We came across this weird job listing: working as an undercover spy in a restaurant at LaGuardia Airport. Get underpaid to do two jobs at once!
They don't give a lot of information — who are you spying on? What for? Are you chasing down the guy who brings steaks home? Or is it a matter [...]

Eating Appalachia: Food Festivals With Bite

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When it comes to checking off everything on the list of foods to eat before you die, Mountain Cookery poses a harder problem than most. In this third installment (check out parts one and two), exploring Appalachian cuisine, Eat Me Daily’s Kathleen Willcox looks at the intersecting paths of food festivals and [...]

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