Cracker Jacks

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Bong Blogging: Our 10 Best Marijuana Stories

    Why reach for a ruler when your finger is handy? At Fork in the Road, we pride ourselves in our willingness to go any lengths to get a story -- even if it means putting alien substances in our bodies in pursuit of purely journalistic objectives. Here are some of the high points of the FiTR Cannabi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Cannabis Caramel Corn -- What Will They Think of Next?

    A handful like this is probably more than you want to eat. [See More: The Best Way To Make Marijuana Brownies It's always an exciting time when my friend E. visits from Oakland, California, a town that likes to call itself Oaksterdam or the Cannabis Kingdom. This weekend, I was anxious to ask her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Angelina's Engagement Ring Has Been Knocked Off Already!

    And you can get it for only $1,195! That's practically Cracker Jacks pricing. And it's fancy, girl. It's a rock crystal and sterling silver beauty described thusly: "A distinctive emerald-cut center gem and sparkling emerald-cut side stones combine to create this beautiful statement piece. "Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Take Me Out to (Dinner at) the Ballgame: What To Eat at Citifield

    Canned Kozy Shack pudding dispensed from a booth and twee little bottles of wine with the plastic cup built into the top of the bottle? This is baseball fare? I went to the Mets' third game of the season versus the Atlanta Braves yesterday afternoon. The baseball was entertaining (Mets won 7 to 5, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Pizza Hut Proposes Marriage, Dowry Only $10,000

    Fork in the Road really can't think of a less auspicious way to propose marriage, and any real foodie, woman or man, would probably first gag, and then sputter out a resounding "No!": Pizza Hut is offering a Valentine's Day deal that includes a box of their awful pizza and bready breadsticks (plus t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Coney Island Elegy

    ​The bald and rotund hamburger guy welcomed generations of boardwalk strollers to Astroland, itself in danger of extinction. Coney Island as we know it is clearly on the way out, as real estate interests given the green light by the Bloomberg administration prepare to turn the place into th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Beard Awards Media and Journalism Finalists Are Announced

    The man himself.​The James Beard Foundation is announcing its James Beard Awards finalists via Twitter this morning. The list of chefs has just started rolling out (currently, regional finalists are being named), but the list of final nominees for the foundation's Media and Journalism Awards a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2008

    No-Nut Baseball

    Buy me, nachos?

  • Theater

    January 23, 2007

    Divide and Conquer

    A heroine with pink Uggs and a head for numbers

  • Music

    August 26, 2003
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    April 8, 2003
  • NYC Life

    September 21, 1999

    Christian Mitterbauer

    (Shea stadium vendor; student)

  • Music

    May 18, 1999