One bar 72% cacao dark chocolate, one cup unsweetened almond milk, splash of vanilla, heaping tsp of unsweetened cocoa, two heaping tsp of sugar, shot of bourbon, ~10 grains of sea salt.
Gluten free crust, chopped garlic, olive oil, chopped bacon, pepper. Oh. My. God.
"Pizza pasta, it turns out, is just what it sounds like: pasta covered with mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, sausage, peppers." →
I thought that was just pasta.
Anyway every single line in this piece on the making of commercials for low-to-mid-level casual-dining restaurants is golden. GOLDEN. Just look at what follows:
Nearby, Mary Divett, a food stylist with a British accent, tweezes slices of pepperoni into place on top of the dish. Then she spears the platonic ideal of a fork of pizza pasta and glues it in place.
The dish is eventually passed to a stagehand, who heats up the mozzarella and welds it to the noodles on the fork, using what looks like an industrial hair dryer. A hero shot is being set up, and not just any hero shot.
“It’s a cheese pull,” Anthony DeRobertis says, using the term of art for hot cheese in motion. “They’re really difficult when it comes to pizza because every company has a different idea of how many cheese bridges there should be. It can take hours to get it right.”
Kudos to you, David Segal.
"Groupon is the invisible hand of capitalism sucker punching good restaurants that deserve to succeed and helping out mediocre venues that deserve to fail." →
Oh my is this interview with The Bad Deal’s Ryan Sutton (conducted by Ryan Sutton) something else. BEST INTERNET 2011 RIGHT HERE.
"It doesn't fit into a person's mouth because it is eating-disorder food. It is food for people whose ideas of pleasure and vice are so twisted up that they can't imagine a sweet treat of normal proportions, something a person might eat two or three of (for breakfast, maybe) without feeling nauseated." →
tom scocca on why so many cupcakes being sold today are totally vile. (hint: too much frosting. like, WAY TOO MUCH.)
The Akron Aeros today announced plans for the ballclub’s newest food item – the “Nice 2 Meat You” Burger. This burger is a colossal creation – 1 ¼ lb. hamburger, stuffed with a ½ lb. hot dog, and ¼ lb. of bacon, cheese, and onions. …
The “Nice 2 Meat You” Burger joins “3 Dog Night” as the newest food creations fans can enjoy at Canal Park this summer. “3 Dog Night” is a hot dog stuffed inside a bratwurst stuffed inside a kielbasa, topped with sauerkraut and stadium mustard, on a hoagie roll.
qed-deactivated20110916 asked: How do you like your eggs?
Migas or nothing. I mostly hate eggs, to the point where my sister this morning got me some sort of egg-preparation gadget from the As Seen On TV store as a gag gift.