After revealing that he keeps his secret stash of waffles inside Sarah Palin's Going Rogue, last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert reported on the worldwide shortage of Eggo waffles:
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You may have noticed signs like this in your local grocery store, and it's officially time to panic and start hoarding: there's an Eggo waffle shortage. The scarcity is caused by "September’s floods in the southeastern US, which temporarily closed an Atlanta waffle factory, as well as by equipment problems at the company’s [...]
The single-serving site The People of Waffle House is a tumblelog that presents photographs of people at Waffle House restaurants, the chain with over 1,500 stores in 25 states. It's all pretty positive, mostly photos of people hanging out, and much better-natured than its likely inspiration, People of Walmart, .
Currently on display at the Wallspace Gallery in New York City is the exhibition "The Organization Of Batter" by Martha Friedman. Her work often employs common objects such as food (pasta, eggs, cantaloupes, etc), and here the focus is waffles, built out of marble, paper, and rubber. Related is the giant seven-foot Waffle on view [...]
In last night's Lost, we finally found out what Hurley's job assignment was in the Dharma Initiative: a cook at the cafeteria. Delivering waffles to Jack and Kate, he says, "Fresh off the griddle, and don't forget to try the dipping sauces, they really bring out the ham." We loved that there's a Dharma patch [...]
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Earlier this week we posted that the Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Truck was hiring, but if ice cream isn't your thing, this could be a really fun job, too: Wafels & Dinges is looking for a truck driver / waffle chef in New York City:
We are looking for a shift manager for [...]
Martha Friedman, "Waffle," foam, urethane resin, aluminum, paint, 85 x 78 inches, 2008.
Opened last week in Brooklyn's Metrotech Center is Trapdoor, a group show put on by the Public Art Fund. The standout piece is Martha Friedman's Waffle, a seven-foot-tall "waffle" that's either melting or taking shape, emerging from the pool of syrup on the [...]