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Ernest Hemingway Marinades

Celebrity endorsements are an unfortunate reality, but we just can't get with dead celebrity endorsements, especially the Hemingway line of home furnishings or the Hemingway's Island Grill restaurants (two locations in Florida) that serve "Chicken Pasta Portobello" and chicken fingers for the kids. So in some ways, this isn't surprising at all: Ernest Hemingway Marinades. [...]

The KFC Double Down Sandwich Uses Chicken Patties Instead of Buns

Photos via foodgeekery.com
The Double Down Sandwich is apparently an actual product at KFC: pepper jack cheese, Swiss cheese, and bacon smothered in the Colonel’s Sauce, using two Original Recipe Filets instead of buns. Foodgeekery has photo proof of it.
It's almost too crazy to be real — it's either an elaborate prank or corporate imagination run [...]

The Future of Fish Farming Is Giant Autonomous Roaming Robotic Cages

A photo-illustration composite image of an Aquapod fish-farming cage. Photo via nationalgeographic.com.
Aquaculture produces around half of the fish eaten worldwide, and since wild stocks are waning and global demand for fish is increasing, fish farming is destined to play a big role. National Geographic reports on a possible future of aquaculture, which includes free-floating, autonomous [...]

NYC McDonald's Stays Open During Renovation, Subjects Customers to a Construction Site

The owner of the McDonald's at 541 6th Ave (between 14th and 15th Street) in Manhattan is keeping the location open while it undergoes a much-needed renovation. Subjecting customers to the indignity of a construction site, there's exposed drywall, missing dropped-ceiling tiles, a random application of blue tape, and worst of all, fold-out metal chairs [...]

Advertising on Chinese Food Take-Out Containers

Photo: Raphael Brion
The intrusion of advertising on every possible surface is relentless, and more or less inevitable. First it was coffee cups and sleeves, then seat-back trays in airplanes, then pizza boxes, and now even the lowly Chinese food take-out box is a vehicle for companies to pimp their products.
Getting this delivered to my apartment [...]

Crimes Against Food: The Dessert Pizza at Max Brenner [video]

Sunday night, the Food Network aired the pizza edition of the show The Best Thing I Ever Ate, and we were mortified by what we saw right at the end: Aaron Sanchez praising the dessert pizza at Max Brenner: a monstrosity combining chocolate, marshmallows, candied hazelnuts, and bananas, all on top of pale pre-made pizza [...]

New Hampshire Hospital Bans Fried Food Because It's 'Bad For You'

Photo via thedartmouth.com
The smarty pants at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, New Hampshire, have nixed fried foods in favor of healthier options for both staff and patients.
Neighboring West Lebanon Hospital resident John Hughes thinks the fried food ban is a good idea, stating, “People have been eating fried food for years, and they [...]

This Ain't Hell's Kitchen XXX: Hustler's Parody of Hell's Kitchen [yes, for real]

This Ain't Hell's Kitchen XXX is a porn parody by Hustler based on the Gordon Ramsay cooking show (check out the the box art: The NSFW front and NSFW back even quote Gordon Ramsay's line "Oh f*ck me"). It's a recent entry in Hustler's "This Ain't" series, which has previously smuttified Happy Days, Star Trek, [...]

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