Archive for May 2010

Edible Purses for On-The-Go Snacking [ads]

Photographs: I Believe In Advertising
Ladies, you like fashion, right? Well, has Italy's VitaSnella brand got the snack for you! Vitasnella, a subset of Dannon with a healthy-but-still-tasty vibe, has these ads for its Fruit Cracker line, which are apparently some sort of fruit-filled diet cracker thing. The Italian translates to, "The good of fruit, always [...]

Top of the Food Chain: Foreshank

Illustration by Laura Williams
Welcome to Top Of The Food Chain, a column from Eat Me Daily's meatiest columnist, Ryan Adams. Every week we'll attempt to demystify the options available in your supermarket, breaking animals down piece by piece so that the next time you find yourself staring at endless Styrofoam containers, you'll be able to [...]

2010 James Beard Foundation Awards, Part 2 [food porn]

Andy Nusser's beets with goat cheese and black truffles. Photograph: Adam Robb / Eat Me Daily
The more time spent honoring Keith McNally, Tom Colicchio and Luke Skywalker on stage Monday night, the longer new and old food media could press flesh over Perrier Jouet and lap bacon and bourbon-infused caviar off their bare hands once [...]

World Record in Pickled Jalapeño Eating Broken [videos]

Bertoletti and Thomas duke it out. Photograph via akamediainc.com
How many whole pickled jalapeños do you think you could eat in a row? 7? 10? Try 275; that's how many chiles Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti ate to become the 2010 La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Champion last weekend in San Antonio, Texas. He beat runner-up Sonya "The [...]

Interview With Camper English of Alcademics

Photograph: will_hybrid.
Camper English is a San Francisco-based freelance writer who is also the voice behind the cocktail blog Alcademics. Aside from writing about booze for magazines such as Every Day With Rachael Ray and Fine Cooking, English is a "cocktail and spirits trend consultant." He was nice enough to answer some of our burning questions. [...]

Red, on Rothko and The Four Seasons, Nominated for Tony Awards

Photograph via MSNBC.
This morning, the 2010 Tony Awards nominees were announced, and John Logan's Red received seven nominations, including Best Play. Starring Alfred Molina as the painter Mark Rothko, the story centers around the artist's struggle over the creation of a series of murals for New York's Four Seasons restaurant which the artist once described [...]

Natural History of the Kitchen: The Barbecue

Photograph: David Robert Wright
Welcome to Natural History of the Kitchen, by EMD's Stephanie Butler. Each week, Stephanie explores the background of an appliance, gadget or product that helped to make cooking what it is today. This week: Barbecues.
It's a noun, a verb, and an adjective. There are multiple ways to spell it. There are competitions [...]

2010 James Beard Foundation Awards, Part 1

Andrew Zimmern and friends. Photograph: Adam Robb / Eat Me Daily
After hours of passing thunderstorms, the sun finally joined the chefs for their arrival on the red carpet at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall for the James Beard Foundation's annual awards ceremony. Not everyone was keen to pose for the cameras, so we shunned our [...]

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