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Bill and Nicolette Niman Want Chickens on the White House Grounds [enough]

The soil at the White House is only freshly-turned, not a single fruit or vegetable has yet to be harvested, but that's not going to stop everyone from trying to push their own agenda on the Presidential harvest. Bill Niman and Nicolette Hahn Niman, writing for The Atlantic's The Food Channel, suggest that the "logical [...]

The McGangBang: a McChicken Sandwich Inside a Double Cheeseburger [a chronicle]

January 30, 2009: Photograph from gree(blue)n, also on Flickr.
The McGangBang ranks up there in the holy pantheon of WTF. It's a sandwich made from a double cheeseburger and a McChicken sandwich — where you put an entire McChicken sandwich inside a double cheeseburger. It's a creative manipulation of existing menu items, and an exercise in [...]

The Chicken Tracker from Murray's Chicken

So we were at the grocery store this weekend, and came across a Murray's Chicken with a sticker on it with a Farm Verification code, offering to let us "find out where this chicken came from and learn more about the family that raised it."
It's a chicken tracker. Incredible.
It even hooks into the Google Maps [...]

Wallpaper Magazine's Global Happy Meal Includes Thomas Keller's Fried Chicken [recipe]

Wallpaper magazine came up with an "ultimate happy meal" made up of three components from around the globe: the fried chicken from Thomas Keller's Ad Hoc (Yountville, California), the duck fat french fries from Sean Connolly’s Sean’s Kitchen (Sydney, Australia), and the Strawberries & Cream milkshake from The Parlour Restaurant, Fortnum & Mason (London).
With a [...]

Pilgrim's Pride, Largest Chicken Producer, Files For Bankruptcy [shenanigans]

Pilgrim's Pride, a chicken producer we've never heard of, is filing chapter 11. Despite never actually clocking in on our radar, Pilgrim's Pride is was the number one chicken producer, and now they've been done in by ... the rising cost of chicken feed.
Intriguingly, this could be a matter of fowl play [Did you actually [...]

Michael Pollan Wants an iPhone App to Tell if Your Chicken Was Factory Farmed

A mockup of the Chicken Identifier iPhone application for Michael Pollan
Wired reports on how Michael Pollan, while speaking at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, encouraged venture capitalists to get all Web 2.0 about food:
Part of the problem, he says, is the lack of transparency in the food industry -- few people know how [...]

April 1937 Cover of Life Magazine


Hot Air Balloons Explode Hens

Telegraph UK reports: Low-flying airplanes and hot air balloons freak hens out, causing them to run around, bumping into each other, and exploding their eggs inside them.

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