Ah, the misguided marketing efforts of major corporations -- like this rather stupid promotion from JELL-O for sad 49ers fans.
"While San Francisco may not have won the trophy in tonight's big game, they will be getting a cup... of JELL-O pudding," begins the press release, which promises cups of f ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. Are Farmers Markets More Affordable? The venerable Barry Estabrook reports the results of a Vermont study that compared the prices of conventional and organic produce at farmers m ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanFried chicken sandwich, $8.22.What do you do with a space you grew out of? This week Andrea Froncillo and Mario Ascione, owners of Caffe Macaroni Sciue Sciue, turned their teensy original location into a minuscule sandwich shop. The carmine walls and shiny pressed-tin ceiling (wh ... More >>
via Flikr by McBLG97Trouble ahead....Who says Santa only comes once a year? We told you we'd be back to snitch the location of the sobriety checkpoint in the city tonight, and we're not one to break our promises. The AVOID campaign's spokeswoman, Jan Ford, just called us with the info:It's on Mo ... More >>
Paul TrapaniRN74: Sworn enemy of democracy?Tom Robbins once wrote: "Columbus discovered America, Jefferson invented it, Lincoln unified it, Goldwyn mythologized it, and Kroc Big Mac'd it. It could have been an omniscient computer that provided this land with its prevailing ambiance, it might ... More >>
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Sliders (miniature burgers) are in fashion right now. Their origin might be the small, limp, onion-topped burgers you order by the bagful at White Castle, the East Coast chain known as Home of the Slider. These days you can find them ... More >>
My first revelatory sandwich experience was in Guadalajara, Mexico when I was five years old. Our hotel restaurant crafted a double-decker turkey on white toast that Dagwood himself would have lusted after, and upon sampling it my blind devotion to Underwood Deviled Ham on Langendorf ... dwindled. A ... More >>