Data startup Locu confirmed a long-standing hypothesis: Hipsters love Pabst Blue Ribbon, which until now was only thought to be a favored cheap brew. The menu management company analyzed data from more than one million venues and found which neighborhoods in San Francisco and New York City serve the ... More >>
Thursday, September 27
Trader Joe's Protest. Demanding "meat without drugs," Consumers Union and other advocacy groups will hold a press conference/action outside of Trader Joe's Union Square store on Thursday, September 27 from 11 am to noon. They will deliver over half a million petition signature ... More >>
Wade Burch: "Low and slow."Yesterday, we talked to Wade Burch of the recently opened Neely's Barbecue Parlor about slow-roasted meats and his favorite food TV shows. Today, he divulges his best barbecue tips for the home cook and more.
For home cooks, what is the secret to good barbecue?
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Jobs report got you down? The San Francisco start-up Hipster, which is really called Hipster, is hiring! We know, it's on the wrong side of the country, but if you refer someone who they go on to hire, they will reward you with the things necessary to be a hipster: a year's worth of Pabst Blu ... More >>
A street artist rendered a big bear trap out of cardboard and locked it to a New York City sign, according to a post on Reddit yesterday, using pink neon wayfarers, a pack of American Spirits, a fixed gear bike chain and a Pabst Blue Ribbon as bait. Maybe the piece is supposed to be considere ... More >>
Best Coast TumblrBobb, Bethany, and Snacks
It's become increasingly impossible to mention Best Coast, the three-person vehicle for noise-pop Cali-queen Bethany Cosentino, without referencing her pet Snacks. That darn cat is on the cover of her debut full-length Crazy For You, nonchalantly poised am ... More >>
Fox News decided to publish an editorial on "hipsters" or what they think they know "hipsters" are, entitled, "The Trouble With Hipsters," written by a Hopefully you've landed here and will not read the actual article. That said, given that Fox News's broad outlook still sees President Obama ... More >>
Honda Australia "asked the question: how much hipster can you pack into a Jazz?" A Jazz, apparently, is a new kind of car that is small, but spacious? I the commercial above, the hip youths try to put vinyl in the car's CD player, fill crevices with what must be the Australian equivalent of Pabst B ... More >>
The NPR website reports that counter-culture favorite Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer may be on the verge of being sold to C. Dean Metropoulos, the man responsible for developing such food brands as Vlassic Pickles and Bumble Bee Tuna.
The sale, brokered by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, will reporte ... More >>
Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka has been banned in Ontario because the bottle looks like such a lifelike skull. Oddly, Canadian-born Aykroyd thinks the decision "kind of makes the product more appealing."
[Globe and Mail]
Meanwhile, Crystal Head Vodka has reached the one millionth bottle ma ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg remains bullish, or should we say Nettish, on the Atlantic Yards project: "While the rest of the country wrings its hands about the national recession," he says, "we're building our way out of it." The patrons of Freddy's Bar, who last week showed resistance to their impending evic ... More >>
When we got the idea to do Our 10 Best Beers, little did we realize what a shark tank we were jumping into. While wine drinkers, cocktail swillers, and those that drink their spirits neat are a very vocal and cantankerous bunch, the vast majority of beer fanciers just sit back, foamy quaff i ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal looks at the absinthe releases and re-releases of the last couple years, since the "green fairy" has been re-legalized. Despite the interest in the wormwood liqueur, its flavor profile is new to the American palate and difficult to appreciate.
[Wall Street Journal]
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Having lascivated painfully over Miss New York in his Brooklyn Paper, Editor Gersh Kuntzman decided it was time you put his own tuchas on the hook, and today chronicles his stint as a nude model for the "Drink and Draw" life class in Bushwick ("$15 and all the Pabst Blue Ribbon you can drink," whic ... More >>