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 [...]
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This is ridiculous. The UK's annual Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling—in which a wheel of cheese is hurled down a large hill and a bunch of yahoos chase after it, inevitably hurting themselves in the process—has been canceled due to safety concerns. Not for the participants, who are somewhat delightfully deranged [...]
Of note from the hour-long special Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives: A North Pole Christmas (that had Guy Fieri in Alaska visiting a whole bunch of restaurants) was the Elf's Den, a Christmas-themed restaurant in North Pole, Alaska. One of the featured dishes was the beef tenderloin filet (tournedos) that's first grilled, then breaded in panko [...]
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From Eating the Road comes the The Big McSausage Egg Surf & Turf Mac sandwich composed of a Big Mac, Filet o Fish patty, McChicken patty, McMuffin egg & sausage patty that clocks in at $7.71 and 1,730 calories. The tricky part (we love this) is that since the sandwich combines [...]
This video of a deep-fried yet still-gasping fish at a restaurant located in, we think, China is truly one of the most unsettling things we've seen. Thanks to its origins on the oft-playful Buzzfeed, we assumed this might have been a gag, that the joke was that this writhing creature was an animatronic robot or [...]
The Battle for Milkquarious is an astonishing 1970s-style rock opera that's part of a campaign for the California Milk Processor Board by Goodby Silverstein & Partners. It brings in White Gold, a rock singer/mascot who was part of a "Got Milk?" advertising back in 2008.
Clocking in at 20-plus minutes, the Battle for [...]
Sandra Lee told People that Angelina Jolie used her recipe for "No Bake Birthday Cake" which involves a store-bought sheet cake, topped with a plain round cake, and then surrounded by pre-made cupcakes and cookies. Said Sandra Lee: "She's a Semi-Homemade mommy just like the rest of us!" Old news, you say! It's from Friday, [...]
In case you were wondering how to make a McNuggetini — the legendary drink that combines a McDonald's chocolate milkshake with vanilla vodka, poured into a barbecue sauce-rimmed martini glass, with a McNugget for garnish — here's a how-to video from its creators, Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark.