- Above: box vox has photos of the smart Lucky Cat candy packaging.
- Midtown Lunch has photos of the “This is Why You’re Fat Eat N Tweet Challenge.”
- Century-old whisky left behind by explorers in Antarctic is going to be dug out and auctioned off.
- PopEater has an amazing interview with Jonathan Goldsmith, the actor who plays The Most Interesting Man In the World. On the "mixed nuts" commercial:
I used my own son and it was the one about: 'See those nuts? They are designed to make you thirsty.' I made believe I was talking to my own son and giving him advice that would change his life. As if it was the most important thing that I could possibly leave to my son. The legacy of the nuts.
Also, he loves being recognized, he lives on a sailboat, and fans send him cigars.
- Eater NY on Zagat's epic mobile site Twitter integration fail: it just uses the restaurant's name as a keyword to display tweets that aren't relevant at all.
- Urlesque on Philadelphia Phillies fans finding perverse inspiration in the power of the Taco Bell Black Jack Taco. They're calling it the "Black Taco Meme."
- Gordon Ramsay tells The Sun he's going to stop making Kitchen Nightmares because "If the restaurants succeed, there's no praise. If they're screwed, we're blamed and get lawyers' letters." [via Eater]
- Gael Green leaks word of Josh Ozerksy's plans: he'll blog for "Saveur.com, start a streaming video network with Eater’s Ben Leventhal, and is in talks with Tim and Nina Zagat about finding a niche in their empire for his rants and crushes."