If you evaluate your holiday season by the number of Christmas video clips you find on the Internet, then you would be hard-pressed to not consider winter 2012 among the best ever! From unexpected renditions of timeless classics to original tunes that are sure to become standards, there was no short ... More >>
While we're still mourning over the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte shortage, other chain stores have given us a reason to celebrate -- more pumpkin-flavored treats. IHOP is debuting pumpkin, carrot cake, and New York cheesecake pancakes today and the Krispy Kreme brand is rolling out pumpkin spice ... More >>
We love absurd food holidays, especially when there are free giveaways involved. Wednesday, September 19 is "Talk Like A Pirate Day" and Krispy Kreme is giving any buccaneer who enters their stores talking like a pirate. The lad or lass who comes in wearing full pirate attire gets a free dozen Ori ... More >>
Yesterday the Alabama rapper Krispy Kremethink a 21-year-old Paul Wall lookalike who sounds like a Yelawolf impersonator whose tricks are performing with a mouth full of marbles and rhyming "back" with "back," streamed over a super-slow Internet connection"released the song "Best Frien ... More >>
Hot Dog Bun from Fong Da Bakery (83 Essex Street, 212-353-0166)
Here's the picture of Deen shown on this morning's The Doctors. First thing on this morning's episode of the CBS show The Doctors, the panel lit into Paula Deen. They first criticized her for knowing she had diabetes three years ago and still promoting unhealthy meals on TV, noting "80 percent of ... More >>
A Dunkin' Donuts box is always full of surprises.We thought Dunkin' Donuts was guilty of crimes only against bagels and cholesterol levels, but apparently we were wrong.
Robert E. HolleyWhen asked if he had already picked out his set prior to the March installment of his Grits & Biscuits party at Southpaw, DJ Square Biz--a.k.a. Maurice Slade--feigned incredulity. It was 10:15 p.m. Young women in heels trickled onto the dance floor, bobbing their heads and two ... More >>
arnold inuyaki/FlickrEven tastier when free.Tomorrow, untold numbers of our compatriots will observe the festival of fried dough that is National Doughnut Day. In Midtown, that celebration will be commemorated at certain neighborhood Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kremes, where Midtown Lunch repor ... More >>
This week in food blogs... Slice discovered the abomination that is poutine pizza. A Hamburger Today weighed in on Shake Shack's peanut-butter-and-bacon burger. Eater compiled a series of images of anonymous food critics from across the country... although no one is quite sure why. Diner's Journ ... More >>
Denny's, with its "Grand Slam for a Year" promotion, is just one of the fast-food chains with food prizes. Subway, Krispy Kreme, and KFC also give away, respectively, foot-long subs, doughnuts, and popcorn chicken to loyal, lucky customers. [Wall Street Journal] New York is meatball mad thes ... More >>
Chex cereal sees about half its annual sales occur in the final three months of the year, when party throwers buy multiple boxes -- Corn, Rice, and Wheat -- to make Chex Mix. The brand is now pushing new microwaveable recipes. [NY Times] Krispy Kreme was sued by Fairfax County earlier this y ... More >>
Today is Veterans Day, The traditional parade starts at 11 a.m. and runs from 23rd to 57th Street along Fifth Avenue; it will include the famous Navajo Code Talkers of World War II and a dramatic flyover. The parade is still the nation's largest and includes performers from all over the area ... More >>
Jennie Faber/flickrWhen Krispy Kreme opened its first New York branch on Twenty-Third Street in 1996, it was a more innocent, unassuming time for cheap and not particularly healthy food. Doughnuts were merely doughnuts, free of any socially redeeming values and artisanal aspirations. New York ... More >>
The infamous Krispy Kreme cheeseburger has been making the rounds for a few years and has recently experienced a resurgence of prurient interest. Now, Fox News has decided its existence is on par with that of Islamofascists and H1N1. Looking at footage of the 1,500-calorie zeppelins, an expression ... More >>
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. [Wall Street Journal] How ... More >>
While do(ugh)nut lovers everywhere are celebrating National Doughnut Day today with free Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme giveaways, we noticed that there were a lot less people excited about yesterday being National Frozen Yogurt Day--maybe because the freebies were not as pervasive nor as widely ... More >>
According to officials in Fairfax County, Virginia, a Krispy Kreme factory in Lorton is responsible for clogging up the county's sewage system with grease and yeast, causing it to overflow. The county sent the company (which, predicatably, denies everything) a bill for $1.9 million dollars, and ... More >>
Jump on your yak now, baby, and ride, in Jackson Heights
Sel Roti at Mustang Thakali Kitchen Sel roti is a bread beloved of Nepalis, featured during their Festival of Lights, but also eaten as an everyday snack. It's made with rice flour and resembles an anorexic Krispy Kreme. Sometimes banana is added to amp up the sweetness, but the version served ... More >>
The Inauguration approacheth! Last time we had one of these things, liberals complained of the cost, and conservatives defended it. Now the shoe is on the other foot, and we must expect it to kick. When conservatives kick, though, they give the ball plenty of spin. Donors to this year's Presidentia ... More >>
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