Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rap Coloring and Activity Book. In his column, he writes about his life and times. Among many other things, my twin six-year-old sons think I am Manu Ginobili when the Spurs play basketba ... More >>
Changes, mutations, and alterations are afoot across town today.
Recipe search engines, such as the one Google launched earlier this year, are useful for finding recipes. But just how good the recipes are is debatable. [NY Times] Murray's Cheese, which already has a store in Houston, Tex., has signed a deal with supermarket chain Kroger to distribute its ... More >>
The digital marketing firm Epsilon told its clients on Friday of "an unauthorized entry into Epsilon's email system," insisting it "was limited to email addresses and/or customer names only" and that no other information was at risk, but it's only now becoming clear just how widespread the ha ... More >>
The iPad is an increasingly popular tool restaurants employ as as part of their point-of-sale systems. [Nation's Restaurant News] Kroger has recalled several brands of pet food in 19 states, because of possible aflatoxin contamination, which can cause sluggishness and diarrhea. [Bloomberg] ... More >>
Murray's is set to spread itself across the country like so much melted brie over toast: According to an article in Supermarket News, the 40-year-old cheese company is partnering with the Kroger Co. to open 50 store-within-a-store locations nationwide over the next three years.
Artisanal honey, blood orange, and caviar were among the hot products at the Fancy Foods Show this year. Smaller packaging was another trend, sparked by this, our poor economy. [NY Times] Has calling 911 because you got your food order wrong become a trend? The woman TMZ branded McNut called 911 wh ... More >>
Isaac Hayes died Sunday, August 10, ten days shy of his 66th birthday. He was a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The the first non-acting African-American to win an Oscar, and a threetime Grammy winner. As much as anyone, Isaac Hayes, with his unique, near spoken-word bass vocals and pencha ... More >>
There is a crisis in New York City. No, it's not the heat. (If you're a Post reader, we broke yesterday's record temp of 97, set in 1933. If you read the Daily News, we fell one degree short.) It's not the Dirty Tricks Scandal or that the iPhone is going to be faster and cheaper. The crisis of epic ... More >>
Wall Street's on a Roller-Coaster Ride. Jittery?