The 2009 edition of the Guinness World Records book is out today (buy at Amazon), and one of the additions is the 185-pound hamburger at Mallie's Sports Grill and Bar in Southgate, Michigan (pictured, right).
The Telegraph reports that it took fifteen hours to bake the burger "patty" and eight hours to bake the bun. The [...]
This video of a Big Mac, fries, and soda, starts out like food porn — sumptuous photography, shallow depth of field, etc. — but like in the Matrix, the simulation starts to break down, revealing that the fast food is entirely digitally rendered.
It was easier to make the video using computers than shooting it live. [...]
All photos by Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Hot Dogie-Burgers.
Summer is here, and the eternal question is once again raised at the barbecue: hamburger [...]
Here are a couple of the Carl's Jr burger porn commercials with PETA endorser Audrina Patridge for their "healthier" Teriyaki Burger with grilled pineapple.
The first is short: "To look this good in a bikini, I gotta eat a lot of fruit. Especially when it's on a big, juicy burger."
The second: "To look this good [...]
What got us about Audrina Patridge's television commercial for the West Coast chain Carl's Jr. isn't that she seductively consumes a fast food sandwich in a manner so sordid that Gawker dubbed the genre "slutburger commercials" (stars of similar campaigns have included Paris Hilton and Padma Lakshmi).
No, it's that Patridge not so long ago made [...]
Adding to the podiatric pantheon of food-inspired footwear (Supra for Stubbs BBQ) comes this collaboration between Asics and Japanese retailer Gettry. The Asics x Gettry Procourt AR comes in all the colors of meat and cheese, lettuce and tomato, ketchup and mustard — right down to a perforated upper that resembles a seeded bun and [...]
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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 [...]
It's official: the "Fifth Third Burger" has made it to the concession stand of the Fifth Third Ballpark, in Comstock Park, MI, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps, a minor league baseball team. CNBC reports that the hamburger weighs in at, unsurprisingly, 5/3 pounds of meat (1.66 pounds for the mathematically challenged), should serve about [...]