This week in food blogs...
Serious Eats orders every In-N-Out burger variant on the menu. [Serious Eats]
A guide to edible flowers: "From herbaceous blossoms to textured sprigs, flowers add sweetness or spice to a variety of dishes." [Saveur]
Peter Kaminsky talks about what tartness does for food ... More >>
Big news: Prince Harry is getting his own comic book and graphic novel come August. Both are called "The Royals: Prince Harry" and both feature creepy cover art. In one version Harry has brown hair and kind of looks like George W. Bush (anyone else see it?) while a framed picture of Diana in ... More >>
Each week, Death by Science sends out an all-points bulletin for the latest science and technology news, tracks it down and beats a confession out of it. This week, we dive into the seedy world of phone hacking. Beware, it is a process so treacherous, so disgusting and so complex that you may ... More >>
An 86-year-old beer vendor at Shea Stadium has failed to prove discrimination when her employer reassigned her but not her younger co-worker. Court papers say she was replaced by a 75-year-old.
World food prices nearly hit a record in April as grain costs increased, which boosted i ... More >>
via Kate Middleton For The Win The Most Important Wedding Of Our Time is less than a week away, and the official guest list and seating plan have been confirmed. Not a lot of surprises among the 1,900 lucky invitees: Elton John, David Beckham and Posh Spice, Guy Ritchie, other royals from aro ... More >>
As we mentioned yesterday, the Daily Mail thinks they've gotten a hold of the Royal Wedding guest list. The 350 invitees run the gamut from yoga teachers to barons and Beckhams; and notably, both Kate and Prince William were able to sneak a few exes onto the list, as was Prince Charles, who w ... More >>
You simply can't have a royal wedding without a classy assortment of royal wedding branded products! Of course, we've all seen the mugs and buttons and teddy bears. But if you really want to celebrate the most important royal wedding of our time, THE ROYAL WEDDING TO END ALL ROYAL WEDDINGS, t ... More >>
I didn't give a royal shit about Prince Charles marrying Princes Diana way back when that wedding was crammed down our throats, but at least that one had some glamour and promise to it.
But now that we know the horrors--from adultery and divorce to lethal stalking by paparazzi--that can ensue from ... More >>
• Jenn Sterger, who allegedly received photos of Brett Favre's penis by text, would simply like him to be punished, and won't sue if the NFL will "implement a program" to prevent such unwanted advances as those she faced by cell phone. Oh, honey. These are professional athletes we're talkin ... More >>
The other sites may tell you how they met (at the University of St. Andrews), how long they dated (8 years), or how much her ring costs (£300,000)...But here at Runnin' Scared, we'll tell you the esoteric stuff you REALLY want to know about the prince and future princess of England. Herewith ... More >>
via PeopleTradition is very important to royals! As such, Prince William has given his betrothed, the lovely (albeit middle-class -- which actually makes us like her more) Kate Middleton, a big honking sapphire surrounded by diamonds that, actually, was the very engagement ring Prince Charles ... More >>
President Obama doesn't make the list--the word is still out--though he seems to be showing promising enthusiasm for this peach. (credit: Democratic National Committee)
It's too early to predict whether Barack Obama is going to be one of our greatest foodie presidents, though the signs are g ... More >>
Last week's state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was from the beginning fraught with controversy -- or what passes for controversy among rightbloggers. First, the dinner menu was leaked. Right Pundits was miffed that "such cultural oddities as potato and eggplant salad, arugula, r ... More >>
"Turning up on a modeling call--I still enjoy it, but it doesn't get me going," Kate Moss says (with the guidance of her collaborator, Philip Green) to New York magazine. That's why she's doing Topshop, her clothier. "With Topshop, you can go in and... you're on budget, major... you can go in and no ... More >>