Anthony Bourdain took his culinary adventure show No Reservations on a tour of Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx on Monday night's episode with his friend Fat Dave, lead singer of the New York Dolls David Johansen, Chris Cheung of Monkey Bar, and Momofuko's David Chang.
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Could the U.S. run out of sugar? Yes, say major food corps, if the government doesn't ease import tariffs. Kraft, General Mills, Krispy Kreme, Hershey, and Mars have together written a letter to the Agriculture Department demanding more tariff-free sugar be allowed.
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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.
Author: Verne RickettsPublisher: Lieba Inc., BaltimoreDate: 1985Discovered at: Used book storeTake a lo ... More >>
This week in blogs...
Eat Me Daily took a break from its break to react to Danyelle Freeman (aka Restaurant Girl's) appearance on The Chopping Block. Apparently, she showed up "wearing at first a ridiculously situation-inappropriate strapless cocktail dress, and then a ridiculously situation-inappr ... More >>
The St. John's baseball team played Georgetown this weekend, and the game drew more attention than it might have otherwise because it was played at the Mets' new home, Citi Field. Good ol' John Franco, a St. John's alum, threw out the first ball. "Let me tell you straight up," says Metsopolis, "you ... More >>
While almost every other industry is seeing a drop in revenues, the candy industry is bouncing happily along. So says a front page story in the Times today, which finds that candy is not only recession-proof, but also recession-friendly--Cadbury, Hershey's and Nestle all reported big jumps in profit ... More >>
We were waiting for more than one local media outlet to note this, and now that the Post has joined NBC on the case, we feel slightly less uncomforable telling you that Sheyla Hershey has the biggest bust in promotional history. Her 38KKK rack, you will be unsurprised to learn, was achieved surgical ... More >>
The Taliban conduct a night ambush against U.S. troops on January 24. A commenter on this YouTube video wrote: "holy cow, tracer rounds are so cool!" Yeah, really cool.
What a Sunday in sports and terror: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer fought to the death in a Grand Slam final, and so did the Pit ... More >>