Things not going his way.Burger King, the No. 2 burger chain in America, is in talks with private equity firms over a possible sale, according to The Wall Street Journal. Is the fast-food giant in trouble or is this just business as usual? (The chain has gone from private to public and back m ... More >>
Food BeastEat it and weep.Looks like Carl's Jr. is attempting to get in on the extreme sandwich bandwagon:
Steve Cuozzo takes aim at bad hotel restaurants, listing The Fives at Peninsula, Arabelle at Plaza-Athenee, and Commodore Grill at Grand Hyatt among the worst offenders. [NY Post] Despite being something of a "non-believer," Anita Lo hired a feng-shui consultant to help her redesign the inte ... More >>
Us Weekly/PRN/PR PhotosApparently, even though skinny blonde ex-con billion-heiress Paris totally mowed a Carl's Jr. burger for a commercial, once, now that she's on the verge of 30 and in desperate need of a yacht-ready bikini body, she's put her teensy-weensy foot down about the McDonald's ... More >>
A new study shows that women with college degrees are almost twice as likely to drink daily, and are also more likely to admit to having a drinking problem. [Telegraph] Paul Sevigny in his latest restaurateur role talks about Kenmare and the Beatrice Inn: "I don't know what they're going on ... More >>
The owner of the Santa Monica restaurant that was the target of a sting operation conducted by the team from the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove has been arrested for serving whale meat. [AP] Chris Santos of Stanton Social shops for alternatives to traditional wooden knife blocks, which c ... More >>
Just weeks after the Carl's Jr. spot starring Kim Kardashian making love to a salad was unveiled, the reality show star appeared with Guy Fieri on The Jay Leno Show for a segment featuring deep-fried Oreos and deep-fried pizza.
F2K has been a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Relive the whole long journey here. Thank you, and we're sorry. As a concession to a vile, contemptible decade marked by commerce over reason, we pleaded to our editors at the Village Voice to let us publish the No. 1 entry as one of t ... More >>
Carl's Jr. is continuing to uphold its honorable tradition of selling shitty food with shitty advertisements: this time, it's enlisted Kim Kardashian and her boobs to help sell salad.
This week in food blogs... Eater rounded up the top 10 "Old Timer Shutter Shockers of 2009," including Chanterelle, The Pink Tea Cup, and The Rainbow Room. Meanwhile, Eat Me Daily rounded up the year's most significant food blog-to-book deals, with Bacon Explosion creators BBQ Addicts and Fancy Fa ... More >>
The New York Botanical Garden is embracing the fresh food movement this summer with its new Edible Garden program, which will feature such temporary exhibitions as "Tropical Fruits, Roots and Shoots." Martha Stewart helped the Botanical Garden revamp its herb garden, which now includes a variety of ... More >>
This week in blogs... When it isn't wearing meat, Eat me daily is taking in meaty portraits. Han Hyo-seok's Zeitgeist exhibition recently ran at the ARTSIDE gallery in Seoul, Korea. [Eat me daily] Astronaut Sandra Magnus and her orbital cooking adventures have been documented on the NASA website. ... More >>
Mike Judge's much ballyhooed but rarely seen Idiocracycoming soon to your idiot box!