Archive for April 2009

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Does Bittman also complain when watching HGTV's slew of home renovation programs? It would have taken LONGER to tile that backsplash, I imagine him yelling at the TV screen.
Food Network Addict, in response to Mark Bittman's senseless piece, "TV Cooking vs. Real Cooking."

The Food Guy from How I Met Your Mother [video]

On last night's How I Met Your Mother, Barney gave Marshall some advice on how to keep from getting laid off: "You just need a way to make yourself absolutely essential... You need a thing. Something that makes you fun and well-liked."
They go through the different characters that they have at their office, including Toy [...]

Burger King's Texican Whopper Commercial Offends! [video]

Burger King's commercial in Spain for the Texican Whopper, featuring a tall American cowboy and a tiny Mexican luchador, "El Cachito," wearing a cape with the colors of the Mexican flag has set off an international incident. The AP reports: "Mexico's ambassador to Spain said Monday he has written a letter to Burger King's offices [...]

Deep Fried Not Bombs in San Francisco [vegans]

Tomorrow, the group San Francisco Food Not Bombs is holding a "Deep Fried Not Bombs event, where they provide the oil, an "enormous" deep-fryer, and the batter — while you bring the food.
The catch: in an attempt to be all-inclusive, and to suck the fun out of the event, all the food you bring has [...]

30 Rock Food Art Identified!

Photograph from ew.com

Last week we asked our readers for help in identifying the photograph that was hanging on Liz Lemon's wall in 30 Rock.
Thanks to a tipster, we learned that the piece is a photograph by Tarquin Cardona titled "Half Eaten Lunch." Even better: it's available for purchase for $600.

Wolfgang Puck Reads from Romance Novel [video]

Last night's Nightline had a segment on the recent surge in sales of romance novels. As a gag, they had different celebrities read short passages from some of the novels, including Wolfgang Puck.
Sorta cute, Puck with his Austrian accent, reading out loud, "He kissed her with a soft sensuality and stirred every nerve in her [...]

Collectible Space Cookies from 1985

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Padma Lakshmi Gets Naked for Allure Magazine

Dear Internet, Padma got naked in Allure. Love, EMD.

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