You can't really know where you're headed unless you know where you've been. For that reason, we're taking a look back at Pazz & Jop 2012 to drill down into the ballots of contributors and voters who participated. Maybe amongst the rubble we'll find clues about lies ahead for music lovers in 2013. H ... More >>
This week, Tejal Rao checks in at a "spot of warmth" on the otherwise gloomy Wilson Avenue, Dear Bushwick. Having previously honed her skills at Goat Town, chef Jessica Wilson offers "English-inspired dishes with American ingredients" and assures us that "this is the sort of simple, seasonal food th ... More >>
See what we've been up to this week at Fork in the Road:
Robert Sietsema teaches us how to make a perfect batch of marijuana brownies -- Betty Crocker recipe and all.
We love cheap ice cream. $0.99 ice cream in Brooklyn by vans that are called the "Dollar Truck."
Monstrous jackfruit at Anada B ... More >>
For its batch of oil, this was the correct size brownie for maximum enjoyability.
Few drugs are as rewarding as cannabis cooked up in brownies. You've got the rich brownie itself as a fitting sendoff, then a half-hour to an hour-and-a-half later, the thing descends on you like a ton of feathers, p ... More >>
Photo courtesy Sam TalbotDon't buy this man a frilly apronTop Chef hottie and man about town (and chef of the recently reviewed Imperial No. Nine), Sam Talbot, takes some time out of his busy schedule to talk to the New York Post about some of his favorite things about summer in New York City ... More >>
An investigation has been launched into what caused a mysterious greenish-yellow goo to fall from the skies in Snyder, New York. Turns out, it might be the poo of seagulls who dined on McDonald's fries.
Chengdu province is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of spicy Sichuan ... More >>
Our Strange Snacks of the World feature usually highlights some weird food from somewhere else. But, in other countries, American foods are considered foreign, such as in this American ethnic food section at a gourmet food shop in Berlin. It features a well curated collection of foods from the U.S ... More >>
Copywrite iStockphoto/juanmoninoMmm, nooks and crannies.High-level espionage has hit the baked goods world: the owners of Thomas' English Muffins are suing a former executive to prevent him from sharing the secrets to the muffins' "nooks and crannies" with rival Hostess.
Try not to look directly at the eyes.Although Michael Rhulman bestie Anthony Bourdain hasn't been shy about referring to Sandra Lee as the "frightening hell spawn of Kathy Lee Gifford and Betty Crocker," Ruhlmann himself thinks she isn't all that bad. Or, more specifically, he writes on the H ... More >>
Recipe developers at major food corps are coming up with spicier and more complex recipes for the backs of food packages, such as Nestle's Sea-Salted Smoky Almond Bark or Betty Crocker's Chai Latte Cupcakes.
[Wall Street Journal]
Kraft plans to cut sodium levels in its North American product ... More >>
Brownstoner.comStrong Place will soon emerge from its plywood cocoon.
Last summer, word spread that Kenny Tufo and Jeff Lederman, the chef and owner, respectively, of Cobble Hill's Bocca Lupo, would be opening a new American bistro in the neighborhood, called Strong Place. Rumors had the rest ... More >>
cupcakesforlife.orgApparently, putting your message where your mouth is is the best new way to get it across. (And that doesn't just go for eulogizing the celebrities lost over the past year.) The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a group called Cupcakes for Life has inscribed slogans like ... More >>
President Obama told Men's Health magazine that taxing soda and other sugary drinks is an idea worth exploring. "Every study that's been done about obesity shows... a correlation between increased soda consumption and obesity," he said.
[NY Daily News]
The proposed Kraft Foods takeover of Ca ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
20 of My Favorite Baby Photos
Author: Constance Bannister, "World Famous Baby Photograp ... More >>
In 1960, Richard Yates, thirty-four, slurred out a proposal to a twenty-year-old student he'd met at the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, in Vermont. He was on the brink of a divorce from his first wife, and on the verge of publishing his first book, Revolutionary Road. When the student, Barbara Si ... More >>