Lay's Potato Chips

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    July 31, 2012

    Unhappy With the Shape of Your Hamburger? Or the Taste of Your Hot Dog?

    If you want a hot dog, why don't you just eat a hot dog? [See More Annals of Absurdity: Rats for Dinner: Don't Worry, They're Gourmet | Open A Watermelon Using Rubber Bands] Nobody, it seems, is happy with how things taste or what they look like anymore. Here are two cases in point. From Herr's - ... More >>

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    July 23, 2012

    Photos: Funky Flavored Chips and Snacks from Asia

    Browsing through Asian grocery and convenient stores is never a bore. During my six week trip to China and Taiwan, I became obsessed with documenting interesting flavored snacks. Some were palatable (green tea flavoring, for example, is nothing new). Others were just plain weird. Fatty pork chips a ... More >>

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    December 17, 2011

    Magic Masala: Lay's Potato Chips From India. Wow!

    ​On a trip to Baltimore last week, I stumbled on a Nepalese grocery in the northern reaches of the city that had an attractive display of Lay's potato chips -- but these weren't just any Lay's potato chips. This assortment was from India, where Lay's is aggressively invading the snack food mar ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011
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    June 30, 2009

    Junkless Junk Food & Uplifting Fancy Foods

    Popchips and other snack food brands, such as Flat Earth baked veggie crisps, Stacy's pita chips, and Terra Chips, are peddling "junkless" junk food with slogans like "Love. Without the handles," and "Regret. Nothing." Even traditional brands are trying to get in on the act, like Lay's potato chips ... More >>

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    May 19, 2009

    The Simpsons Riffs On Food Safety, "Green" Foods

    Last Sunday's Simpsons episode poked fun at not one but two food issues. Faced with bad press, Krusty launches a vegetarian burger, the "Mother Nature," which turns out to be made with tainted barley from Ogdenville.

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    June 5, 2007

    A Neo-Nazi Field Trip to the Met

    White supremacists from across the country gather in New Jersey and New York for barbecue and culture.